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Hp Deskjet 990cxi driver download

Hi, I am looking to download driver for printer model HP deskjet 990cxi. I cannot use windows update as it is turned off because of windows group policy.

i cannot find the printer model when I download the utility.

If anyone could advice another way I can download driver for this printer I would appreciate it.

 

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Re: Hp Deskjet 990cxi driver download

The operating system (Windows 7 and Windows 8) has its own driver for the printer.  HP has not produced a driver for this printer for Windows 7 nor Windows 8.

 

Best regards,

erico

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Hi,

 

Please use the following link:

 

   http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=60098

 

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Hi, This does not work. Both options as i explained in my original post. I cannot turn on Windows Update and when I use the utility the driver is not listed. Is their any other alternative to download driver. Thanks

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Hi,

 

You CAN'T download file due to group policy therefore nothing we can do about this. Please use a different machine to download file from the above link and copy to your machine.  Or ask Admin to download driver for you.

 

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And why does the Utility not contain the driver for this printer???

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Hi,

 

No, utility is utility and driver or drivers (for AIO/MFP) are two different things. I can see no available drivers for Windows 7 and 8 on the above link that means you have to totally rely on Microsoft. I've mentioned few times a risk of upgrading the OS (both Windows and Mac OS), our existing hardware may say good bye for ever.

 

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The operating system (Windows 7 and Windows 8) has its own driver for the printer.  HP has not produced a driver for this printer for Windows 7 nor Windows 8.

 

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Re: Hp Deskjet 990cxi driver download

Try the Windows7 (x64) driver for the deskjet 970cxi. I installed it and it seems to work as far as the double sided printing and nozzle cleaning functions are concerned (which are important for me). The 970cxi driver gave me more options on the printer "properties" dialog.

Resolution shows that 1200 dpi is possible and I'm inclined to agree, as the output is quite sharp. I will need to wait and see what ink consumption is likely to be. (Consider the $40 Inksaver 2.0 application for Windows7 that can pay for itself by the time you need your next set of ink cartridges!)

 

Otherwise, the 990cxi is a workhorse that has never let me down until I upgraded to Windows7. (Not the printer's fault -

I could still haul out my old XP machine and run the maintenance from there, as all the drivers are from the original HP installation CD).

 

Hope this helps.

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