Help with older moder HP Printer

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Hlab - Oct 21, 2009 at 04:36 PM
hlabreche Posts 1 Registration date Tuesday October 20, 2009 Status Member Last seen October 21, 2009 - Oct 21, 2009 at 11:19 PM
Hello,
I have bought a new laptop running windows Vista Premium and it will not see my HP LaserJet 1200 printer (USB connected). I have tried to get the drivers from the net but there is some kind of security on this system that prevents me from using the online Robot so it can search for the printer and find the correct driver. I have lost my Installation CD. Can't find it. I have had this printer for some years now. How can I get the correct drivers and how can I disable Vista security about activex controls etc...
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When I first bought this printer, I did not use USB wires to connect it,..it was a printer cable.
tks for helping me as HP does not answer the phone
Hlab

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Oct 21, 2009 at 06:09 PM
This driver should work

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=29789&prodNameId=29790&swEnvOID=2093&swLang=8&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=ja-35999-17

Good Luck
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hlabreche Posts 1 Registration date Tuesday October 20, 2009 Status Member Last seen October 21, 2009
Oct 21, 2009 at 11:19 PM
Thank you but it does not. And I do not understand howcome my new laptop does not see the printer! Is it due to Windows Vista PRemium? it sees it well on my other laptop which is running windows vista ...
I am really bugged by this....I was able to install my inkjet printer ok..as I still have the disc.
Any other suggestions?
Cheers
HLab
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