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mackado
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just printer drivers

I have a deskjet f335 allin1 printer.  it is connected to a desk top computer running XP.My wife has a laptop for business

use. It runs Vista. I have no vista software for the printer.  the 2 computers are networked  through dsl modem using a wireless connection.

windows tells me i have to have the printer drivers installed on her computer to complete the process. I do Not need nor want the intire

HP suite on her computer,  only the drivers. where and how can i get just the drivers to install on her computer, without all the other

stuff.   Please help.   thanks

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Re: just printer drivers

Maybe you need the basic drivers. download it HERE.
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mackado
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Re: just printer drivers--

I tried to load the basic drivers and get a message they are not for my vista home basic.  any other ideas please?
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Re: just printer drivers--

Seems like there is no basic drivers for Vista. so download the full software and drivers, but during the installation, choose Custom Installation, and uncheck everything except the ones that can't be unchecked(i.e. the basic drivers). once you install that, you should be good to go.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us〈=en&product=1128297
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mackado
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Re: just printer drivers

Just 1 more question -   I hope.  which computer do i load them on.   the vista system,  or the xp system that has the printer connected to it.

thanks 1 more time.

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DexterM
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Re: just printer drivers

Ok, so you're trying to share a printer with a Vista computer, and the printer is connected to an XP computer. is that correct?
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mackado
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Re: just printer drivers

yes, that is correct. they are networked through a wireless connection.  The vista knows the printer is there, and shared. when i try to print from vista i get a message that it cannot find any drivers.  I don't know if its looking for drivers on itself,  or on the xp computer.

 

John

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