According to the HP website, the driver that ships with WIndows XP is the best available for this printer. So if you just go through the 'add new printer' wizard, it should be installed automatically. That's how it worked for me, with the same printer and OS.
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Windows 7 print driver available LaserJet model specific printer drivers are currently available within the Windows 7 operating system. Installation of these drivers can be performed via Devices and Printers , formerly known as the Add Printer Wizard . NOTE: If the model specific driver that you are looking for does not appear in the list of available printers, clicking the Windows Update button underneath the list of available printers may provide additional drivers to choose from. Requires opt-in to Microsoft Windows Update and internet connection.
You won't find Vista drivers, what I do is use virtual machine from VMWARE to load windows XP and install the driver there. It only takes a couple minutes to switch back and forth between XP and Vista.
Hello, Your problem could be either due to the malfunctioning of the driver or you may have installed a wrong printer's driver. This can be rectified by reinstalling the printer;s driver. Please find the proper driver in the following link.
Have you installed the printer so Windows can print to it? Support for the HP LaserJet 6L is native to XP, so you don't need any special drivers. Just pick "add printer" from the "printers" control panel icon, select HP from the list of manufacturers, and then pick the LaserJet 6L.
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Go to this HP link:
It has very specific information for your to read about the compatibility of the HP 6L printer and WinXP. Read it carefully!
WinXP has the only drivers you need but you lose some features. Unfortunately there is nothing no one else can do about this issue.