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can i make the new HP printers work with windows 2000?

by frankzxcv / September 8, 2011 1:58 AM PDT

hi all,

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You'll have to cheat.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 9, 2011 4:16 AM PDT

We solved this years ago and continue to cheat when this happens. We'll find a supported OS on another PC and install the printer there.

Then and remember our office is filled with programmers set up a shared folder to drop items into that need printing. If you need a .doc printed you drop a copy of the document into the shared folder and it's printed.

Again, not your usual solution but it works.
Bob

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thanks
by frankzxcv / September 15, 2011 1:28 PM PDT
In reply to: You'll have to cheat.

am interesting workaround. nice to know it exists. thanks - fj

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