hp deskjet 622

hp deskjet 622 works with windows7
but not with windows 10

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rgb192Asked:
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akbCommented:
It may work if you use the PCL3 Class Driver2 and set the port as the USB001.

Refer: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Printer-All-in-One-Software-Drivers/Deskjet-6122-Windows-10-driver/td-p/5198195
rgb192Author Commented:
http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Printer-All-in-One-Software-Drivers/Deskjet-6122-Windows-10-driver/td-p/5198195

i do not understand the first reply

how do I 'add printer'

and which plug is usb1
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There is a 600 series driver in the Windows 7 printer database. I used a DeskJet 800 series printer on Windows 7. It did not work on Windows 8  and is now gone.
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rgb192Author Commented:
There is a 600 series driver in the Windows 7 printer database. I used a DeskJet 800 series printer on Windows 7. It did not work on Windows 8  and is now gone.


are you writing that you are sure printer will not connect
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
My 800 series printer would NOT work in Windows 8 and the 600 series is earlier. It is gone so I cannot test it in my Windows 10 machine. The printer is over a decade old (at least in initial design and release).
akbCommented:
This HP page lists all their printers and compatibility with Windows 10:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04658195
Only problem is it doesn't list the 622.
Is it a really old printer? If so then it won't be compatible.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
By the way, the DeskJet is not a USB printer; it is a parallel port printer.
rgb192Author Commented:
By the way, the DeskJet is not a USB printer; it is a parallel port printer.
do you know where page is with all the specs

I thought it was usb printer but I am solving this problem remotely
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There is no 622 printer - just 610 and 612 (which is my recollection). Printing is via parallel cable. See:

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bpd06618

It was originally designed for Windows 3.1
nobusCommented:
are you sure it is a 622 model and not a 6220 model - which is usb and wireless?
http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Deskjet-6620-Printer-series/407676/document/c00287060#AbT5

so better get the model correct first !
rgb192Author Commented:
hp deskjet 6122
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Go to this HP website. As high as it goes is Windows 7 64-bit (not even Windows 8).

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=83027

See if perhaps the Windows 7 driver works.
akbCommented:
As I pointed out earlier, if you go to:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04658195
you will find all HP printers and it will tell you if it supported by Windows 10 or not.
The 6122 is not supported.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Are you attached to the printer? Good serviceable printers are not expensive anymore.
nobusCommented:
in most cases, a generic driver, or a driver from another model helps for printing - but without all the printer software
here they say the PCL3 class driver should do it :  http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Printer-All-in-One-Software-Drivers/Deskjet-6122-Windows-10-driver/td-p/5198195

try it

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rgb192Author Commented:
printer owner bought another printer

so I awarded points for 6122 answers so I could sound knowledgeable.. Thanks.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@rgb192 - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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