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NEC SuperScript 870 Printer

My new computer has Vista as its operating system. When I tried to use the disk to load the drivers the computer kept rejecting the drivers. Does anyone have an answer to this problem. NEC has not issued a new driver for either XP or Vista but the driver will load on an XP system. Craig

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Re: NEC SuperScript 870 Printer

That solution worked perfectly for my problem. It works great. Thank You Very Much!!!

Posted on Oct 26, 2007

Re: NEC SuperScript 870 Printer

First open your Control Panel and click Printers. Now click “Add a Printer”. Specify if you printer is Local (plugged in to your computer) or on the Network (plugged in to a different computer). We are assuming you have a Local printer.
Next specify the port. Usually you can just take the default here. Now you will be presented with a list of available printer drivers with manufacturers on the left and printer models on the right.
Under manufacturers choose “HP”. Then on the right scroll down and find the “HP LaserJet IIP”. It will probably show up just after the “Laserjet IIIP”. Click next and follow the instructions to complet installing your printer.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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