Unable to install 32-bit drivers for HP4050 on Server 2008 64-bit
Posted on 2008-10-01
I'm having a great amount of difficulty being able to install the correct drivers for the workstations on my network.
On the Server 2008 machine, I have successfully installed the 64-bit drivers for the printer, but as of yet, cannot get the 'Additional Driver' for XP 32-bit to install.
One article I found directed me to open the servers shared printers folder, go to 'Server Properties' and install the driver from there. This appeared to work, but when I went to connect my workstation to the printer I received an error:
'The server for the 'HP LaserJet 4050 Series PCL 5' printer does not have the correct printer driver installed. If you want to search for the proper driver, click OK. Otherwise, click Cancel and contact your network administrator or original equipment manufacturer for the correct printer driver.'
I click OK to search for the file, it tells me I am looking for "*.INF on (Unknown)", and no matter what driver INF I choose it tells me that it 'Cannot find a suitable driver'.