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Vista Duplex Patch for Photosmart 8200 Series

Some printer model with automatic duplexers do not properly print the back page in Vista.  In these models the back side is printed updside down regardless of the driver settings.

 

The attached zip file has a patch and instructions to correct this issue for the Photosmart 8200 series printers such as the Photosmart 8250.

 

 

Patches for other models may be available here.

 

 

The zip file has two files:

 

PS8200.pdf     contains detailed instructions to apply the patch.  Opening this file requires Adobe Reader or a similar pdf viewer, available for free download.

 hpp8200t.gpd  is the actual patch file.

 

To apply the patch download the zip file attached here.  Extract the files into the %temp% directory, then open the  PS8200.pdf file and follow the instructions.

 

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Bob Headrick, Microsoft MVP Printing/Imaging

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Re: Vista Duplex Patch for Photosmart 8200 Series

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