Thanks Emtronics, for your quick reply. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. I’m operating with Windows Oct 16, Messages: If those drivers are like the drivers for my DeskJet C, the “have disk” option will NOT work, and the installer will set things up for a local printer rather than a network one, and I don’t recall it being as easy to change the port to a network printer as you can with XP and Vista.

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I’m still learning a lot of the terminology. It drives me nuts.

Sharing a cheap HP DeskJet 1000 with Windows 98SE

This happens if you turn on the printer first as soon as I hit the power switch to boot up. RichOct 17, I was able to figure out how to get my DeskJet C winodws in working, but not the DeskJet acquired at the end of The latest driver you mentioned, is the one that is installed.

I’m resending the original problem, which some how never got posted. I’ve seen deskjett reference to another printer that does have 98 drivers called a Deskjet cse, but according to the HP site it is a different desljet that has been discontinued. However, I need to practice setting up a Linux box to print to a domain print server or should I phrase that as a network printer connected to a domain that is accessed by accessing a print server? By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.


If I turn on the computer first, the problem occurs when I turn on the printer.

Hopefully someone out there will have an answer. It has been that way for over 10 years.

It was posted on at Thanks Rich for sharing that info. That might work for when I want to quickly print a Word document, although the main reason I used the 98 machine for that was because that was what the printer was hooked up to and sometimes I needed a reprint ASAP, and winndows want to wait for the print server to boot, then wait for the new computer to boot.

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HP DeskJet 812C

I’ve noticed in both XP and Vista that I can set up a share for the network printer because I use client-side rendering. The data will jam up at the ports and the printer will choke.

Remove From My Forums. If the drivers are hidden, please walk me through how to use it. Then they came out with a upgraded driver, on the HP site Oct 16, Messages: Hopefully HP will do something like that about deskjte C. The machine in question lacks parallel ports, and I can’t find my USB cable. Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Something must be “pinging” the LPT1 port at power on.


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Once that is accomplished, would I have any difficulty sharing it with a laptop running Ubuntu It will not print from DOS at all. I also find it strange that if you restart or even shut down completely, then start the computer back up, this doesn’t happen. At least 10 other people posted.

Do you already have an account? Can I set up Server to print to the shared deskjet the same as I would in XP, then share it as a domain printer the way I can make it look like it’s a printer connected to the XP machine?

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