Deskjet 990C Printer

Oliver Konz Oliver.Konz at
Sat Sep 22 16:38:01 GMT 2001

Thanks for your help!
But this solution works only for Windows 9X. On a Win2000 system you get a 
list of all available ports and can then choose one. There is no field in 
which you could enter the network path of the printer.


At 17:51 21.09.2001, you wrote:
>I had this problem with HP printers on Wintel 9x systems.
>This is what I think you have to do:
>Install the printer as if you have connected it to LPT1, of cource don't
>print a test page.
>After the local is install just point the printer to
>\\sambaserver\printername instead of lpt1.
>That should do the trick.
>Oliver Konz wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > I have a big problem with my HP Deskjet 990C Printer: The Windows 2000
> > drivers from HP just don't work for this printer on my Linux box. I can use
> > other drivers included on the Windows CD-ROM - they all work perfectly
> > well. But when I use the HP Drivers and want to access the properties for
> > the printer I only get following message: "Function address 0x70f26a3
> > caused a protection fault. (exception code 0xc0000005) Some or all property
> > page(s) may not be displayed."
> > Has anyone successfully installed the HP Deskjet 990C Drivers for Windows
> > 2000 for a printer connected via Samba?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >         Oliver
> >
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