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MurPhil
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HP Printer With ACAD R14

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07-05-2011 06:42 PM

I was finally able to successfully install AutoCAD R14 to run on my Vista Home Premium PC, thanks to suggestions in a couple forums to use a modified sh31w32.dll (etc.)  I seem to have one last problem, though. I have an HP Deskjet F4180 All-In-One inkjet printer, installed as the system default printer, that doesn't seem to want to print my drawings. R14 creates a print file that just sits idle in the print queu - it won't let me cancel or restart the print job - but there are no error messages. I have attempted to start/stop the print spooler, but to no avail. Below is a screen capture showing the printer configuration that R14 seems to recognize. I'm just guessing, but is it possible that there might be a handshake problem between R14 and the print spooler, or a problem that the printer drivers (or the R14 drivers) don't properly recognize the R14 print file!?  Would appreciate any and all comments on what might fix this?

 

Tx ... MurPhil.

 

ACAD R14 Printer Configuration.jpg

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