Posted on 2002-05-21
i bought a 2nd hand pc with intel pentium,processor 166mhz
with edo ram 32MB which install with win98 cannot detect my old printer. The printer is HP Hewlett 5L laser printer.this pc i dont't have any driver cd like sound card or display card.So i don't want to format it and try like win95 because than t have to look for display and sound card driver.i tried the laser printer to a lap top pc with win95, processor 133Mhz and 16MB ram and it's print as normal, than i try a canon sp255 colour printer
to this 2nd hand pc its detect it and can print after install the printer driver.why the lap top pc with 133 mhz clock speed can detect the laser printer and this 166Mhz with win98 can detect the laser printer?i try from add new hardware program form control panel also can detect after the window finished the searh.Is there any solutions to use this printer with this old pc?
Thanks. i have the driver for the printer Hp and i already install ii because the my laser printer come with the driver.the problem is the pc cannot detect the printer, not the driver as your information because when i click print the small window open and indicates no new hardware printer foung.if i delete all the printer driver and restart the pc with printer on also never detect the printer.