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HP LaserJet M4345 MFP PCL6 Driver

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Note: Some software requires a valid warranty, current HP support contract, or a license fee.

Type: Driver
Version: 61.082.61.41(16 Jan 2009)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition
Microsoft Windows XP x64
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
File name: HP_LJ_M4345MFP_PCL6_64bit.exe (17 MB)

The Readme file provides specific information you should know before you install and use the Printing System. Information and known issues are provided for the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista (64-bit)
  • Windows XP x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition

The Readme file provides specific compatibility, and troubleshooting information. For additional information on the printer features and driver features, refer to the online help included with each software component and the printer use guide.

Installation Instructions
NOTE: This download is for Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 32/64-bit operating systems. This section will help in the download and installation of the software.

Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must be properly set up.

  • Turn on the printer.
  • Close any screen savers, virus protection programs, or other software programs running on your computer.
  • Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear.
  • Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear.
  • Select a directory to save the file in and click Save.
  • When the download has completed, locate the file using Windows Explorer.
  • Double click on the file. This will extract all the driver files into a directory on your hard drive. The directory these files are extracted to will have a similar name to the printer model that was downloaded (i.e., c:\ljm4345mfp). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file.
  • The HP Driver Installation Utility will display a Driver Download Complete dialog once the driver is successfully extracted. Click "ok" in this dialog to begin the driver installation.
  • Follow the instructions in the dialog windows to complete the installation.
No Additional Prerequisites

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA

Product Name(s): HP LaserJet M4345 MFP, HP LaserJet M4345x MFP, HP LaserJet M4345xm MFP, HP LaserJet M4345xs MFP

Model Number(s): CB425A, CB426A, CB427A, CB428A
Hewlett-Packard HP LaserJet M4345 MFP Series Printer Late-Breaking readme file.

This Late-Breaking Readme file contains information that may impact the installation and use of your HP printer.

Readme File Contents:

I.  Introduction

II.  Defects Fix List for driver versions:

  • Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista (64-Bit)
    • PCL6: 61.082.61.41
    • PCL5e: 61.082.61.41
    • PostScript: 61.082.61.41

III.  Enhancements for driver versions:

  • Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista (64-Bit)
    • PCL6: 61.082.61.41
    • PCL5e: 61.082.61.41
    • PostScript: 61.082.61.41

IV.  Technical Assistance

V.  Legal Statements

I.  Introduction

This Readme file provides specific information you should know before you install and use any of the driver versions that have been listed above.

In addition, a list of fixes and enhancements are provided for these drivers.
Information and known issues are provided for the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 64-bit

For additional information on the printer features and driver features, refer to the online help included with each software component and the printer or mfp user guide.

II.  Defects Fix List

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA

IV.  Technical Assistance

Some of the services below are provided for the United States only. Similar services to those listed below are available in other countries. See your printer's user guide or call your local authorized HP dealer.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

See your printer's use guide or call your local authorized HP dealer.

INTERNET

Anonymous FTP library service is available worldwide for around-the-clock-access to drivers and technical support information for HP peripheral and computer products. Please note that paths may change without notice. Access the Internet or FTP address and use the menus to locate the software or support of your choice.

HP SOFTWARE AND SUPPORT SERVICES - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Refer to your printer use guide for additional methods of obtaining software and support information, such as printer driver distribution centers, other online services, fax services, and other online support.

V.  Legal Statements

TRADEMARK NOTICES

  • Intel® CoreTM is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows XP® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Windows VistaTM is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Excel® and PowerPoint® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Adobe® Reader® for Windows® is either registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States or other countries.
  • MS-DOS, Windows®, PScript and Internet Explorer® are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
  • OS/2 is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation.
  • Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
  • PostScript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Incorporated.

SOFTWARE WARRANTY, LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Warranty

See the user guide for complete information about HP software license terms.

License

See the user guide for complete information about HP software license terms.

Copyright

© 2008 Copyright Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Reproduction, adaptation or translation without prior written permission is prohibited, except as allowed under the copyright laws.
The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

Version:61.082.61.41 (16 Jan 2009)
Fixes

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA



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Type: Driver
Version: 61.082.61.41(16 Jan 2009)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition
Microsoft Windows XP x64
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64

Description

The Readme file provides specific information you should know before you install and use the Printing System. Information and known issues are provided for the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista (64-bit)
  • Windows XP x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition

The Readme file provides specific compatibility, and troubleshooting information. For additional information on the printer features and driver features, refer to the online help included with each software component and the printer use guide.

Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions
NOTE: This download is for Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 32/64-bit operating systems. This section will help in the download and installation of the software.

Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must be properly set up.

  • Turn on the printer.
  • Close any screen savers, virus protection programs, or other software programs running on your computer.
  • Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear.
  • Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear.
  • Select a directory to save the file in and click Save.
  • When the download has completed, locate the file using Windows Explorer.
  • Double click on the file. This will extract all the driver files into a directory on your hard drive. The directory these files are extracted to will have a similar name to the printer model that was downloaded (i.e., c:\ljm4345mfp). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file.
  • The HP Driver Installation Utility will display a Driver Download Complete dialog once the driver is successfully extracted. Click "ok" in this dialog to begin the driver installation.
  • Follow the instructions in the dialog windows to complete the installation.

System Requirements

No Additional Prerequisites

Fixes

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA

Readme

Product Name(s): HP LaserJet M4345 MFP, HP LaserJet M4345x MFP, HP LaserJet M4345xm MFP, HP LaserJet M4345xs MFP

Model Number(s): CB425A, CB426A, CB427A, CB428A
Hewlett-Packard HP LaserJet M4345 MFP Series Printer Late-Breaking readme file.

This Late-Breaking Readme file contains information that may impact the installation and use of your HP printer.

Readme File Contents:

I.  Introduction

II.  Defects Fix List for driver versions:

  • Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista (64-Bit)
    • PCL6: 61.082.61.41
    • PCL5e: 61.082.61.41
    • PostScript: 61.082.61.41

III.  Enhancements for driver versions:

  • Windows XP/Server 2003/Server 2008/Vista (64-Bit)
    • PCL6: 61.082.61.41
    • PCL5e: 61.082.61.41
    • PostScript: 61.082.61.41

IV.  Technical Assistance

V.  Legal Statements

I.  Introduction

This Readme file provides specific information you should know before you install and use any of the driver versions that have been listed above.

In addition, a list of fixes and enhancements are provided for these drivers.
Information and known issues are provided for the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 64-bit

For additional information on the printer features and driver features, refer to the online help included with each software component and the printer or mfp user guide.

II.  Defects Fix List

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA

IV.  Technical Assistance

Some of the services below are provided for the United States only. Similar services to those listed below are available in other countries. See your printer's user guide or call your local authorized HP dealer.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

See your printer's use guide or call your local authorized HP dealer.

INTERNET

Anonymous FTP library service is available worldwide for around-the-clock-access to drivers and technical support information for HP peripheral and computer products. Please note that paths may change without notice. Access the Internet or FTP address and use the menus to locate the software or support of your choice.

HP SOFTWARE AND SUPPORT SERVICES - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Refer to your printer use guide for additional methods of obtaining software and support information, such as printer driver distribution centers, other online services, fax services, and other online support.

V.  Legal Statements

TRADEMARK NOTICES

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  • OS/2 is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation.
  • Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
  • PostScript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Incorporated.

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Warranty

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Revision History

Version:61.082.61.41 (16 Jan 2009)
Fixes

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint® 2003 files
  • PCL5 embedded Visio image in MS Word - part of graphic missing
  • PostScript driver is unable to do multiple copy application collation, instead it just prints one copy
  • Garbage shown in notification with driver when printer is set to French on control panel
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • HPZUI4wm.dll is causing spooler crash!
  • Excel® document not printing properly in A4 with plug and play bundles
  • Driver binds wrong edge with duplex printing from PowerPoint®
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Driver allows MS Office to override duplexing = on to off when only one page is printed.
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Printer shortcut fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Spooler crashing in Windows® 2K3 cluster sp1 environment
  • HPZUI5IN.DLL crashing the server
  • Settings done in advance tab do not stay static after upgrade
  • Multiple copies and collate cause the output to double
  • Driver attempts to printer mopy when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • First Page From...Remaining Pages... printing from different media sources does not work when printing booklets
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts to 100% after entering into a newer driver
  • Font is Shifting in Excel with PCL5 driver when printing multiple tabs
  • Page formatting problems with Excel® and the PostScript driver
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • PostScript- hp*****.cfg files remain in spooler
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issues
  • PCL 5e prints 4 copies when only 2 are requested and does not collate properly
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • Duplex Printing with Media Selection Not Working Correctly
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Non Courier fonts print as Courier with PostScript driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • PCL6 driver prints extra lines in Excel® on multiple copies
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • "Print Text As Black" Setting does not hold
  • External Font File Causing driver UI to Crash
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • The first time when connecting locally via USB to the driver, a firewall message appears
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish Windows XP clients
  • PostScript driver crashing on cluster server
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel® 2003
  • First page feature vs. other pages feature does not allow tray selection
  • Locked duplex=on with the pre-configuration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Pre-configuration tool not working with the driver
  • Pre-configuration tool allows configuration of Staple/Stacker but driver deploys w/it un-configured
  • When using the DMC tool with the driver on a French Windows XP2 system the duplex setting does not seem to configure properly
  • DMC no works in Cluster Environment
  • PCM Fonts do not upgrade
  • Very slow reaction time with driver
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • Excel® may close when driver is set to default
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • Potential unidrv.dll problem with PCL6 drivers/PNP
  • Active Directory group migration/ now print dialogue properties slow to populate
  • Acrobat 8.0.0 crashes when using PostScript driver.
  • HP Printers will not print when TCP Port 135 is blocked in the firewall (or elsewhere)
  • Custom Templates won't print correctly after upgrading drivers
  • Print driver takes more than 30 seconds to display Printer Property before printing
  • IPP Printing Support w/ Driver Implementation
  • LaserJet HW IDs are not consistent across all the platform
  • A few broken links in the Services tab.
  • Replacing a pcl6 (v60) queue with PostScript (v61) gives page protection error
  • Locally connected LPT or USB printer in an Active directory environment may see a 50 second hang when printing
  • Driver will not collate
  • Print Quality issue on PowerPoint® 2007 with N-up setting
  • Driver causes spooler crash in Windows® Server2003 environment
  • Excel cell border is missed on some copies when print multiple copies
  • B5 Not supported for autoduplex and should be
  • Wrong command string in the CMYKInks feature
  • Driver shows incorrect stapling option. It does not appear there are any constraints to limit the view

III.  Enhancements

NA