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Serce Tab is blank with Vista

I am using my HP Deskjet 460 with my new computer that has MS Vista. The Service tab under Properties is blank. Are there new drivers that will solve this problem?

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How to reset print counter


Hi Paul,

Try the steps below

Go to Start / Run and type in "services.msc" without quotation marks, then press Enter or click OK.

(If you are using Windows Vista/Win 7, You need to click on START button and under search program and files - Enter the Services.msc and click the same program from Program list that appear )

In the window that opens (Services) look for "Print Spooler" on the right

Right-click "Print Spooler" and select "Properties".

Click on the "Recovery" tab and change all 3 drop-down boxes to "Restart The Service".

Make sure the 2 text boxes underneath say "1" in them.

Click Ok until you are back at the Services window, close it and you're good to go.

Go back into the properties of the "Print Spooler" tab and be sure to click Start to restart the Print Spooler service and it will restart the service immediately.

The Print spooler depends on the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service. Is this service disabled? Go to services.msc look for RPC. Check state: Automatic



Regards,
Sean

Feb 10, 2013 | HP Deskjet F4580 All-in-one Multifunction...

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EZ steps to install HP printer in Windows 7 without Installation software


  1. Make sure that the USB cable is not connected to the product. If the USB cable is connected to the product, disconnect it.
  2. From the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, and then click Devices and Printers. The Devices and Printers window opens.
  3. Click Add a printer. The Add Printer window opens.
  4. Click Add a local printer.
  5. Click Use an existing port.
  6. Click the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port), and then click Next.
  7. Under Manufacturer in the Install the printer driver window, click HP.
  8. Under Printers, select approriate drive from below list provided and then click Next.
  9. In the message window, click Finished.
  10. Connect the USB cable to the product, and connect the USB cable to the computer. A Device driver software was not successfully installed window opens.
  11. Click Close to close the window.
  12. In the Devices and Printers window, right-click the name of the product and then click Printer Properties. The Printer Properties window opens.
  13. Click the Ports tab.
  14. Click the drop down menu, and then change the port from LPT1 to USB or DOT4.
  15. Click OK.
  16. In the Properties dialog box, click the General tab.
  17. Click Print Test Page.
Determine the appropriate compatible driver

Deskjet 3320, 3325, 3420 and 3520 -------------Deskjet 3600 *
Photosmart 7600 series------------------------------ Deskjet 5600
Deskjet 5850 ---------------------------------------------Deskjet 5600
Photosmart 130, 145, 230 and 245 ---------------Photosmart 330 *
Photosmart 7350 and 7550 --------------------------Deskjet 5550
Deskjet 6122 and 6127 --------------------------------Deskjet 990c *
Deskjet 3820 -----------------------------------------------Deskjet 970cse *
Deskjet 656 ------------------------------------------------Deskjet 660c *
Business Inkjet 1100d ---------------------------------Business Inkjet 1000
Business Inkjet 1100dtn ------------------------------Business Inkjet 1000
Deskjet 9300 ----------------------------------------------Deskjet 1220c *
Deskjet 9650, 9670, 9680, 9680gp---------------- Deskjet 9800

* Available only through Windows Update.

(Happy Printing)

Regards
Rizwan

on Jan 29, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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Hp 4620 inkjet will not print


Hi,

Disconnect the USB Cable from Printer to PC and reconnect and try to print.

If this does not fix, try the steps below

Go to Start / Run and type in "services.msc" without quotation marks, then press Enter or click OK.

(If you are using Windows Vista/Win 7, You need to click on START button and under search program and files - Enter the Services.msc and click the same program from Program list that appear )

In the window that opens (Services) look for "Print Spooler" on the right

Right-click "Print Spooler" and select "Properties".

Click on the "Recovery" tab and change all 3 drop-down boxes to "Restart The Service".

Make sure the 2 text boxes underneath say "1" in them.

Click Ok until you are back at the Services window, close it and you're good to go.

Go back into the properties of the "Print Spooler" tab and be sure to click Start to restart the Print Spooler service and it will restart the service immediately.

The Print spooler depends on the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service. Is this service disabled? Go to services.msc look for RPC. Check state: Automatic



Regards,
Sean

Jan 30, 2013 | HP Deskjet D4260 Printer

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Printer is hp deskjet 460 how do i print starting at page 1 instead of the last page first


Hi. When you print, click "Properties" button then "Layout" tab, under "Page Order" select "Front to Back".

Aug 19, 2010 | HP LaserJet 1320 Printer

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Printer feeds blank pages.


often in the Printer properties, there is a tickbox, to feed a blank sheet between print jobs. this is to assist in keeping print jobs seperated on busy printers.

Here is the way to change the setting on a single print job:
  1. Click the Start button
  2. Point to Settings
  3. Point to Printers (Windows 2000) or Printers and Faxes (Windows XP).
  4. Right-click the HP LaserJet driver you plan to use (2420)
  5. Click Properties .
  6. On the Advanced tab, uncheck Separator Page.
  7. Click OK to return to the Advanced tab.
  8. Click OK to save the settings.
Making the change a permanent thing For All print Jobs on this printer:
  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Point to Settings .
  3. Point to Printers (Windows 2000) or Printers and Faxes (Windows XP).
  4. Right-click the HP Printer you want to correct the settings to.
  5. Click Properties .
  6. On the Advanced tab, click Printing Defaults .
  7. Change any of the settings on the tabs. These settings become the defaults for the printer.
  8. Click OK to return to the Advanced tab.
  9. Click OK to save the settings and to close the printer driver.

Sep 23, 2009 | HP DeskJet F380 All-In-One Printer

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I want to check ink levels


To check the ink levels ofyour printer click on the start button of te computer and then click on control panel now go to printers and faxes open it and look for the name of your printer right click on the icon and go to properties now click on printing preferences and then go to the features tab in the features tab look for the printer service tab now go to the estimated ink level tab and see the ink level

Aug 28, 2009 | HP Deskjet 6980 InkJet Photo Printer

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Hp deskjet 9650 not compatible with Vista 64-bit


Hp Deskjet 9650 printer owner, sorry to inform that there is no Microsoft Windows Vista operating system printer driver solution available for your printer. But there is an alternative way to workaround it so that you can do basic printing with your printer.

As a workaround, an alternate printer driver solution included in Microsoft Windows Vista operating system can be used to perform basic printing to the printer. However you might find that some of the product features are no longer available when using this alternate printer driver, but that is your best option right now.

The alternative HP printer driver that will work with your printer is HP Deskjet 9800.

The Next thing you do is: Install the driver for HP deskjet 9800

1. Verify that the Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable is NOT connected to the printer.
2. Click Start , click Settings , and then click Printers .
3. Click Add a printer .
4. Click Add a local printer .
5. Select the Use an existing port check box.
6. In the Use an existing port drop-down list, select LPT1: (Printer Port) and then click Next .
7. Under Manufacturer on the Install the printer driver dialog box, select HP .
8. Under Printers , select the appropriate alternate driver for the printer (deskjet 9800) and then click Next .
9. In the Printer name text box, type the printer name and then click Next . The printer driver starts to install.

NOTE: The name of the alternate driver displays as the default name. Change this name to the name of the printer, if desired.

10. After the screen stating that the printer was successfully added displays, connect the USB cable / Parallel cable to the printer and to the computer.
11. On the Found New Hardware screen, click Cancel .
12. For USB connected printer, please proceed to step three . For Parallel port connected printer, please proceed to step four .
NOTE: If multiple pop-up windows display, click Cancel on each window.

Next is: Configure the printer

1. In the printer folder, right-click on the name of the printer and then click Properties .
2. Click the Ports tab.
3. Change the port from LPT1 to the newly created USB port, click Apply .

Last step: Print a test page

1. Click the General tab.
2. Click Print Test Page .

Good luck Cheers!!!

Apr 26, 2009 | HP DESKJET PRINTER, HP OR COMPATIBLE

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Bottom of page is cut off sometimes printing from vista computer


I had same problem with Vista machine and hp c309 printer cutting off 1/2 of last line. Tried all other listed fixes and none of them worked. Eventually I found a fix that worked for me though.
1. Go to the control panel and select the printer
2. Right click and select Properties
3. Go to the Ports tab
4. Uncheck 'Bidirectional Support'
5. Click apply.


Hope this helps! It worked for me.

Jul 08, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7580 All-In-One InkJet...

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Check printing


Open HP Solution Center, Click Settings ---> Print Settings.

Click Features tab, select the Paper Type as Plain Paper.

Select appropriate Paper Size under Size. Click Ok.

Now Print Cheques from Quicken.

If the issue still persists, Navigate to Printers folder, right click on the printer icon and click Properties. click Advanced tab, enable Print directly to printer. Click Apply.

This should now Print the Cheques.

If the issue still persists, install alternate drivers in Vista.

Here are the steps:

Click Windows logo ---> Control Panel ---> Printers.
1) Click Add Printer
2) Select local printer
3) Choose Port as LPT1
4) Choose HP and then select HP Deskjet 6500

After the driver is installed, perform below steps:

1) Right click on HP Deskjet 6500 printer icon in Printers folder
2) Click on Properties
3) Click on Ports tab
4) Choose USB001
5) Click Apply and click Ok

Now try to print.

Mar 19, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7580 All-In-One InkJet...

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Empty ms word printout


Hi, You can try: 1. go to Start, Printer and Faxes, right click on your 3745, click on Properties, Printing Preference; 2. Check to see if you have any Advanced tab or button; 3. Check if you can set the printer to text only; 4. Check if you can set the printer to use black ink only. 5. In MS Word, verify through the use of Print Preview that your document is as you would want to be printed; 6. In some instances you may have to set manually text color in MS Word. While your document is open, click Ctrl + A to select all, then choose font color to "Black". Alternately, in your MS Word, you can click on "Format", "Font", "Font Color" set to "Black" rather than "Automatic" and set this as the "Default" setting. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turned up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

Sep 29, 2007 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

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