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HP designjet 1050c XP

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HP designjet 1050c
Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit)


So i have recently bought the HP designjet 1050c plotter. I am trying to make it plot using my windows XP computer but somehow i cant make it work. 

I have downloaded the drivers from the HP website. 


Can somebody please explain to me how i install it? also which program to use when plotting. Is it correct that the plotter only works with PDF files? Which program should i use when plotting. 

So far i have managed to download the driver but i wont "talk" to my PC. 
When ever i try to plot something nothing happens. The printer says "ready" on the sceen
I am using a parallel cable connected directly from the plotter to the computer.

operations system ; Windows XP
Printer : HP designjet 1050c connecetd directly to the pc

Kind regards 

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try connecting with n/w cable.or tryr with usb......i doubt if you have now parallel port in PC's.

if you have connected with parallel port. check if the cable is working...after installing the driver, try print windows test page...

if not check with other os like win7/8

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