With the Designjet , I have the option of computers running XP and 7. I have it run through a serial to USB converter and that driver seems to install fine. Thank you for this. You have no idea how much time you have saved me. I can now print a test page, when I try to print a blue screen flashes and the PC restarts.

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Thanks for the post, it worked just as you said it would with windows 7!

Thanks alot for your help. But oh so clever!

HP DesignJet and Windows 7: Yes it does work even without the HPGL2 card! – GeoPlanIT

It can be re-added by double-clicking it in the network environment, or by rebooting the whole PC. Any idea about the file extension problems?

And I can’t update old drivers. Is a special driver required?

I have no solution for you but you could try looking at issues relating to Windows 7 not seeing devices on the network… Do a google search. Apologies if this is not relevant to the topic here, designjet 500 pcl3gui 64 bit thank you! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This now pointed towards a printer error.


Thank You so much. This will take a few minutes to install.

HP DesignJet 500 24-in Roll Printer Driver

This plotter configuration cannot be used for one of these reasons: Go to Printers and Faxes, Add printer, add it as normal and when it comes to the point to install the driver click the Update Windows button, wait about 5 minutes or more depending on the behavior of your pc and once it refreshes choose HP and designjet 500 pcl3gui 64 bit HP Designjet 42 by HP driver will be there.

I would however suggest that you try one more thing… Sounds odd but create a new user on your PC and try printing the document from the new account. Any comments are appreciate. This might still be the issue.

Solved: Old driver update problem – HP Support Forum –

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Can you suggest a driver that will work with Windows 7 32bit to plot Caddie 15 or Autocad drawings. As to HP like all tech companies they tend to forget their old products…. Archived Topics Read Only. I am new to this machine, I work at an elementary school and it designjet 500 pcl3gui 64 bit used for posters in the past.

It begins printing a drawing but crashes exactly halfway through. Thank you for reading! Please help by step-bystep info on what I should do to resolve this.


Old driver update problem

As someone who has bought an old but little used designJet with the HPGL2 card thingy I am finding it a great printer to play around pcl3bui. Designjet 500 pcl3gui 64 bit am about to hook up my HP design jet to my new Windows 7 computer, and glad I came across this info.

Dwsignjet I went to “Print Designjet 500 pcl3gui 64 bit as admin. Printer was installed but with 6. Problem with hp designjet The really relevant part for me apart from the correct driver was:.

Two workstations Win 7 64 BIT experience the following: Only computer the printer are pluged in can’t print as it have 6. Better yet take a laptop that has never used the plotter and install the drivers on that, do you still get the problem?