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how can i find out which file in win2k uses the printer i have ?

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i have an hp 720c deskjet
it uses the integrated driver how can i find out which driver that is so i can replace it !
ive been up and down trying to remove and reinstall it through printer panel and still cannot seem to get it corrected

the printer stops while printing

so i hooked up the printer to a laptop using same cable and win2k too and it works fine
when i installed Sp4 i choose to not remove it ever and now the printer doesnt work correctly !

I need to know what file holds to this printer so i can overwrite it !
or a link to a 3rd party driver i could use would be fine too !
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download the latest driver from www.hp.com
install a new printer from printers in control panel
choose "specify a location" for the driver,,, this will force it to choose the new one youjust downloaded
continue with the instal
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download the latest driver for a 720c ?
sure send me the link and i'll be glad too.

The link to the Driver for the 720c specifically past it in EE !
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i gave you the link,, its www.hp.com from there you click "support and drivers" then enter your model number,, in this case 720c.

here is the full link though:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?product=58707&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&submit.y=9&submit.x=10&lang=en&cc=us
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OK GREAT
now click on windows 2000 and see what it displays
it says integrated driver ?

did you read my post ?

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i thought you had a different link to this printer but i guess not ?
you had the basic link to the docs on installing the printer

i need no help installing it i need to replace the driver thats integrated into win2k itself !
or find a 3rd party driver for this printer !
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give me your email address and ill email you a zipped copy of the dj720en.exe install files
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wake up! there is a micsrosoft included or a hp driver (on cd or their website)and no third party driver. if you install the hp driver you are not using any integrated so what is your problem?
i think you are not expressing yourself properly so if you want some help please learn basic vocabullary - "i click on windows 2000" means nothing. windows 2000 is a operating system not an icon so you cannot click on it right?
if you want to know the filenames of the driver extract the hp driver to a folder and look for the files, i gues this will not be the solution but if you are looking for just for the file...
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Theruck :>
what part of this post did you not understand ?
I know that im using the win2k driver DIDNT I SAY THAT IN MY FIRST POST ?

DIDNT I ALSO SPECIFY THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR A 3rd party DRIVER ?

Are you that DENSE or can YOU NOT READ !
seriously though please dont Flame me because your too ignorant to read a post and you think your helping

I know what win2k is i was referring to the link in the webpage he was talking about !
You really need some time away from the computer

I recommend you read a book called "How to Use the Computer for Dummies" to get you started

http://www.printer-drivers.com/drivers/141/141807.htm
Also I Found a third party driver.
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theruck- I think what aot2002 means is when he follows the link sent to him by mikeleebrla, then clicks on the windows 2000 LINK on that web page, the web page tells him to use the integrated windows driver, which is what he would like to replace.  I understood that just fine, and I barely understand basic vocabulary (by the way, you spelled vocabulary wrong.)

aot2002- Have you deleted the printer, the reinstalled it using the option to replace the driver, rather than using the existing one?
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lol
you just found a hp driver on a third party site... try to read what you wrote at first... the one who shopuld read the book is you because you are not able to describe a trivial problem of a trivial installation of a trivial device
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Sorry aot2002, I guess we were posting at the same time..  You said it!
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hhehe if you know so much more then tell me what the issue is tough guy !
im not the one with a reading ISSUE !

im sure you think your quite the techie but in reality your nothing but a End User !
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thanks anyway johndeerb
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Date: 09/09/2004 05:28PM EDT
lol
you just found a hp driver on a third party site... try to read what you wrote at first...



I stated :>
"or a link to a 3rd party driver i could use would be fine too !"

what are you talking about ????
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