?
Solved

Pages per sheet in the finishes tab grayed, can't define pages per sheet

Posted on 2004-10-11
4
Medium Priority
?
262 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I just installed my printer on a windows 98 computer and shared it. I downloaded the windows xp driver from the HP site and installed the printer in my Windows XP Laptop.

The pages per sheet option under the "Finishes" tab is greyes and with an "i" icon beside it.

Why can't I use this option?
0
Comment
Question by:juanjo_dic
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:joed
ID: 12282104
You didn't say which printer you have.
Greyed option often means you haven't installed that option. Look for a "device options" tab and see if the driver thinks you have the correct options installed. Options usually include deivces such as duplexer, extra feed trays, sort bins, staplers, amount of memory.
0
 

Author Comment

by:juanjo_dic
ID: 12282234
UPS! HP Laserjet 1500L
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
pysches earned 1000 total points
ID: 12286160
a 1500l.... oooh you may have afew problems here...

this unit doesn't have any optional accessories you can install...

also it is a host based printer so you may not be able to do this......



on your windows 98 machine do you ahve any options at all under the finishing tab???

0
 

Author Comment

by:juanjo_dic
ID: 12288195
pysches,

Yes, there is also a the same pages per sheet option under the finishes tab under windows 98 driver.

Any ideas?
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Ready to improve network connectivity? Watch this webinar to learn how SD-WANs and a one-click instant connect tool can boost provisions, deployment, and management of your cloud connection.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to solve seemingly unsolvable printer issues. Users sometimes run into printing issues where all the normal steps do not seem to work. Well the steps below can show users how to take one extra step beyond the normal steps needed to remove old…
When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages. Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer: Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question