Readme2.txt Driver File Contents (r11462du.exe)

README SUPPLEMENT FOR PS DRIVERS


1. Note for HP LJ8100 users.
The older Hewlett Packard LaserJet 8100 PCL 6 driver may interfere with 
the PostScript driver.  To avoid this problem use LaserJet 8100 PCL6 driver 
V4.3.2.38 or later.

2. Collation
When printing multiple copies, turn off collation in the application and 
turn "Collate" on, on the "DeviceOption" tab.  With some applications, 
collation may significantly slow down your computer.  And, some functions 
may not work correctly.

3. Collation
(Windows 2000/XP)
Though "Collated" check box becomes available after setting multiple 
numbers of copies by "Copy Count:" in "Advanced Options" dialog, 
be sure to set "Collated" check box OFF in performing printing.
Collate function must be set by "Document Options" - "Printer Features"-
"Collate" in "Advanced Options" dialog. 

4. Sample Print/Locked Print without HDD.
(Windows NT4.0/2000/XP, Macintosh)
When the HDD is not installed, the printer do not support Sample Print 
and Locked Print, and these are automatically disabled.  The printer will 
print the job as Normal Print.
Even though the HDD is not installed, "Sample Print" and "Locked Print" 
can be selected in the driver.

5. Sample Print from IE5.
When printing multiple copies with "Sample Print" using IE5, all 
copies are printed instead of any one copy.
The document is also stored in the "Sample Print", and it consists of 
the multiple copies.

6. Printing from NetScape4.7
(Macintosh)
In Printing with NetScape 4.7, it may cause gridlock and the termination 
of the application in use.
If you use NetScape, be sure to use NetScape 6 or later. 

7. MS Word98 document with mixed orientation.
(Macintosh)
Printing of Macintosh MS Word98 document with mixed paper orientation may 
produce unexpected result if multiple copies, staple, or duplex is selected.

8. Staple/Punch
When setting staple or punch, specify Finisher Tray for the Destiination.
If print without setting as above, staple/punch will be cancelled.

9. Staple/Punch Position
(Windows NT4/2000/XP, Macintosh)
If print with staple/punch setting in landscape document, staple/punch 
will not be done in the specified position.
The position of staple/punch will be different depending on the OS and 
application in use. 

10. Staple Display
(Windows 2000/XP)
"Staple" display in "Features" group  box of "General" tab is constantly 
"No" regardless of Finisher is installed or not.

11. Printing from PageMaker
(Macintosh)
When printing a document from Macintosh PageMaker, the printer may show 
"Load Letter" on the operation panel and wait for letter paper.  
In order to avoid this wait, set letter paper in one of the input tray, or 
turn off Macintosh "Background Print".  
(Note you have to turn off "Background Print" from the Finder.)

12. Paper Type
If the Paper Source is set to Auto Select Tray, all Paper Types can be 
selected. So, if you want to specify one of these paper types which can be 
fed only from Bypass Tray: Labels, Thick, Transparency, set the Paper Source 
to Bypass Tray(not Auto Select Tray).

13. Watermark and QuarkXpress 4.1
(Windows 95/98/Me, Macintosh)
QuarkXpress 4.1 document may not be printed as expected if Watermark 
is selected. 

14. Custom Size Setup
(Windows NT4.0/2000/XP)
Warning dialog may be displayed even though entering the values within 
maximum and minimum available values for custom size specified in custom 
size setup dialog. In this case, please reduce the values to be less than 
the entered values even if they are within the available range.

15. Printing Custom Size Document from MS-Word
(Windows NT4.0/2000/XP)
When printing MS Word document using Custom Size, the document may not as 
expected.

16. Printing Custom Size Document from Acrobat 5.0
(Windows 95/98/Me)
If "Custom" dialog doesn't show values in the list boxes, press 
Restore Default button.

17. Data Format
(Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP)
Be sure to select "ASCII" to perform "Data format"(Windows 9x) or 
"Output Protocol"(Windows NT4/2000/XP).
If set to "BCP" or "Binary" to perform above operation, it may cause 
PS error or incorrect setting of numbers of copies.

18. Separator Page
(Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP)
If a Separator Page is selected, some document may not print as expected.

19. Custom Size setting
(MacOSX Classic Mode)
If click "OK"button without naming Custom Size newly created on MacOSX 
Classic Mode, application may be terminated.
When set Custom Size on MacOSX Classic Mode, be sure to enter the newly 
created Custom Size name before click "OK" button. 

20. Printing from PageMaker
(Macintosh)
If print with "Sample Print", "Locked Print" or "User Code" with the 
application except PageMaker and print with PageMaker after that, 
the previous setting of  "Sample Print", "Locked Print" or "User Code" 
is succeeded to the next printing with PageMaker.

21. Page Count in Duplex Printing
If specify Duplex in printing the document ends up with odd page number, 
blank page may be added in the end automatically depending on the 
combination of PostScript driver and application. 
The blank page added automatically is counted as 1 printed page in 
Black & White. 

22. Rotate function
(Windows 95/98/Me)
Rotate function does not work for landscape documents.

23. Layout function
(Windows NT4.0)
Layout function does not work with MS-Word2002.

24. Disorder when pressing "Stop"button in using MacOSX Classic Mode 
(Macintosh)
If stop printing with "Stop" button in using the printer with MacOSX 
Classic Mode, sometimes printer freezes with "Waiting..." status.
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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