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03-13-2011 12:05 PM
Hi can anyone please supply me with a link where I can download a driver for my HP 1280 printer. for windows 7.
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Re: Windows 7 64bit driver for HP 1280 deskjet
11-24-2011 04:14 AM
Use the hp1280 driver in for Windows Vista 64bit. It works!!!!!... so far i've had no problems A3 and other sizes. I've searched most of the forums and believe me it took me forever to find that answer. I hope it works for you
My question is can this printer print on board paper 220gsm? What type of paper should I choose from the choices?
Has anyone tried this?
03-14-2011 02:46 AM - last edited on 04-18-2016 12:40 PM by OscarFuentes
To install the Deskjet 1280 in Windows 7 follow the steps in this document:
04-17-2011 06:22 AM
Grrrrrrr SOOOOOOOOOOO frustrated!!!!
FInally find something in the forum to connect my 1280 and it won't load (albeit by a hp employee but not on behalf of hp)! Has it been removed?
So fed up of restarting my laptop & printer and adding and removing. Updating Windows etc etc etc - spent £100 on hp printer ink and can't get my A3 1280 printer to work with my all singing all dancing laptop!!!!
Printer still works on my old dog of a PC but what use is that when I've retired the old dog!
Have spent sooooo many hours trying to resolve, and finally think I'm getting somewhere and stalls!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
ONE VERY FRUSTRATED PUPPY!!!
04-17-2011 07:01 AM
Have you resolved?
Am so fed up of being routed to
04-19-2011 02:27 AM
I just noticed that it wasn't available, even when I checked via Windows Update. I would suggest that you install an alternate driver. The Deskjet 1220c or the Deskjet 9800 shoudl both work and both of these are A3 printers.
04-23-2011 07:55 AM
Cheers Will give it a go.
Work from home alot and could've used my printer this last week but been too busy to `get frustrated with it' again so will be giving it a go shortly!
Thanks - will let you know how it goes.
04-23-2011 09:14 AM
THAT'S IT!!! I GIVE UP!!!!
All the hours have spent trying to get it working.....
I give up! Time to spend an hour or two looking for an A3 printer by another manufacturer!!! Sorry hp, my last computer was an hp - thought your 1280 was `da bomb' but when it won't work after goodness knows how many hours & wasting £100 on ink.
AM WELL & TRULY P.O.'d & DONE!!!
10-05-2011 10:26 PM
Good day. All,
I got installed the Deskjet 1280 driver into my new laptop (OS - Window 7 - 64bit). Maybe u can try the step as below:-
1) Go to "Control Panel".
2) Go to "View Devices & Printers".
3) Go to "Add a Printer"
4) Go to "Add a local printer"
5) Click "HP" on Manufacturer item.
6) Choose "HP Deskjet 1200C"
7) Click "Next"
8) Choose "Use the driver that is currently installed".
9) Then follow steps on the screen.
10-13-2011 05:56 AM
right installed my hp deskjet 1280 onto windows 7 ages ago laptop needed repair lost everything now when i am installing deskjet 1200c as i did last time its installing but it wont print then its telling me to troubleshoot so doing this and it says no problems found!!!! annoying isnt the word someone help