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One of our printers is an indestructible HP Laserjet 4. HP has provided drivers for it through Windows Vista. Will a driver for this printer be provided in the fall for Windows 7?
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Don't know about the future state of drivers for Windows 7. But... have you tried to install the Vista drive and use it?

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=15042&lang=en&cc=us&t...

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I have not been able to get the LaserJet 4 print driver in Win 7 upgrade to work.  The printer worked with Windows Vista.  Frustrating!!!!  I wish HP would include various drivers on their web site.  Any suggestions?

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I have upgraded to Windows 7 64 bit. and have a laserjet 4. Will drivers become available ? 

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The Print Driver is NOT the problem.  When I switched printer ports the LaserJet 4 worked.   I have three laptops and none of them would work with the HP LaserJet 4 printer.  After selecting the Virtual Printer for USB all them are now functioning beautifully.

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How did you switch the laserjet 4  to a USB port? Mine does not have one.

Jim

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I own a Laserjet 4 and on eBay it is very easy to find a parallel to USB lead (or rather USB to Centronics lead as the socket on the printer is called a Centronics socket) and I am using one now. I plugged the printer into my laptop running Windows 7 and it got installed automatically as Windows 7 includes HP Laserjet 4 and 4+ and 4M etc. drivers (if your version doesn't then they are on Windows Update)

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Many thanks for the info. Will give it a try.  Jim

 

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One of our printers is an indestructible HP Laserjet 4. HP has provided drivers for it through Windows Vista. Will a driver for this printer be provided in the fall for Windows 7?
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The print driver is available through the Win 7 OS.  If you try to add the printer and don't see the LaserJet 4 print driver, click on the "Windows Update" button and it will pull all available drivers from the Microsoft website.  This takes a bit of time.  After the process is completed, you should see the LaserJet 4 driver.  Select that driver and continue with the installation process.
Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP.
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I have been trying to use Windows Update to access and download the additional drivers, including the Laserjet 4 driver.  It always tells me it was unable to access the driver file and to try again later.  This has been going on for a week.  Any ideas?

 

 

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