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HP Photosmart C4485

I have this printer hooked up to my Vista Laptop but am unable to find a driver for the Win2K PCs on my LAN. HP don't supply a driver; surely there's a workround to this problem? Any comments would be much appreciated.

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  • HPdrivers Nov 13, 2008

    Same here... I have 3 computers on 2k,2 on xp and 1 on Vista, just the ones on 2K it will not support!

    Any help appreciated.


  • magiawizard Nov 21, 2008

    laptop with winxp work but my old pc with win2k do not install driver
    per my new printer ...... Thanks in advance to problem solver!!!!

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I solved following this path.
Locate on installation CD the file inf HPC4400A.INF (or similar I not remember exactly).
Open the dropdown menu (right click on mouse) and select install.

This let me have a working printer in installed printer list.

See my web page in www.webalice.it/magiainformatica.

Gianni.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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