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I have an HP LaserJet 6P printer I have been using for a long time. I recently bought a new laptop that has USB ports and operates with Windows Vista. First of all, will the printer work with Vista? I have seen parallel to USB cables that mention Windows XP but not Vista. Will that cable work, or do I need to download something? Thank you

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HP web page http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00808536#A0 3/4 way down says your printer is native to Vista,

good to go.

HP LaserJet 6L

HP LaserJet 6P/6MP Your product is supported 5 5 - Yes. Your product is supported. Drivers for HP printers are included with the Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System HP has a Windows Vista driver solution available for your product. This driver will enable your product's basic functions to work. HP is committed to providing the best experience for HP products in the Windows Vista operating environment. You can conveniently find this driver in your Windows Vista operating system, today. At this time the driver will only be available on the Windows Vista operating system through the “Add a Printer�? wizard. HP does not plan on placing this legacy driver on www.hp.com. The adaptor USB-Parallel, (example) http://www.usbgear.com/USBG-PR1.html are plug n play, supported by Vista, the pc sees a functioning USB printer, the printer sees a functioning parallel port, The laserjet 6 is listed as supported by the adaptor 3/4 way down the page, good to go.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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    AlmostBob Aug 02, 2008

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    Dont see how you got that from the same page I did,

    thought I should print the page text, saying "Yes your printer is Supported"

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This will not work with windows vista that's the big problem..

Hope that helps.......

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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