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penny235
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Downloading Designjet 500 driver

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I am trying to run a Designjet 800ps without using the formatter. It is displaying the 5:10 error and this model is old and they are no longer selling the replacement formatters for this machine. To avoid having to deal with refurbishing I found a thread that said if you remove the formatter, the machine will work just like a 500 model, but you'll need to install the 500 driver. When I try to download the PCL3 driver from the HP website it downloads and then asks me to unzip the folder but after unzipping none of the files will run/install the driver. 

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jasonmiamifl
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after you unzip it to a directory, the go to printer property....advance ... update driver .. have disck.... browse  >>> to the directory of unzip driver...  pick  printer size....(( steps might be differents from Windos 7 )

 

with dj500 pcl driver, printer prints faster & better....

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