[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

P1505N printer on Windows Server 2012

Posted on 2014-02-17
4
Medium Priority
?
1,534 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-04
We recently replaced our Windows 2003 server with a Windows 2012 server. I have tried installing the printer drivers for the HP P1505N printer but cannot get this printer to work. I cannot find compatibility information on the HP web site or any assistance to get this printer to work.
0
Comment
Question by:NSI-Tech
[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
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 98

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39864782
There is a P1505N driver for Windows 8.1, so it may be possible to get it installed on Server 2012.

Go to Devices and Printers, Add a Printer, Local Printer, Existing Connection and Next. There should be a Windows Update button beside Have Disk.

Click on Windows Update and allow to complete. Do not add the printer here. Close out, then connect the printer and see if it finds the driver.
0
 

Author Comment

by:NSI-Tech
ID: 39864801
We have tried the Windows 8.1 drivers. We have also tried the update driver function as well as the generic printer driver
0
 
LVL 98

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 1500 total points
ID: 39864827
Sometimes you need to remove the driver before attempting a re-install. Go to Devices and Printers, remove the printer if it is there, click once on any other printer to reveal a sub-menu, go to Printer Server Properties, Drivers Tab and remove the 1505 driver if it is there.

Once done, cancel out and consider restarting the Server at this point.

Then see if the printer can be installed.
0
 
LVL 98

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39902949
@NSI-Tech - Thank you, and I was happy to help.
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Recently, I was assigned the task of performing a hardware refresh in the datacenter. The previous Windows 2008 systems were connected to the SAN via fiber channel HBA’s and among other thing, had PowerPath installed in order to provide sufficient f…
I don't know if many of you have made the great mistake of using the Cisco Thin Client model with the management software VXC. If you have then you are probably more then familiar with the incredibly clunky interface, the numerous work arounds, and …
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how they can get their files copied out from their unbootable system without need to use recovery services. As an example non-bootable Windows 2012R2 installation is used which has boot problems.
In a question here at Experts Exchange (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29062564/Adobe-acrobat-reader-DC.html), a member asked how to create a signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (the free Reader product, not the paid, full Acrobat produ…

656 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