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HP LaserJet 4300 PCL6 64-bit Driver

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

Type: Driver
Version: 61.074.561.43(14 May 2008)
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: lj4300pcl6winxp2003vista2008-64.exe (14 MB)

TThis 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, this file also provides a list fixes and enchantments that have been provided with the driver versions that have been listed above.

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.

Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must first be properly set up, and your computer must be ready to print.
  • Turn on the printer first, then turn on the computer.
  • 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.
  • Locate the file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed.
  • 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:\lj4300). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file.
  • Open the Printers Window (Click Start-Settings-Printers).

  • Update the printer if it was previously installed
    • Right click on the printer and select Properties from the pop menu.
    • On the General tab, select New Driver.
    • Click on the Warning Box that pops up.
    • A printer listing box will appear. Select Have Disk.
    • Another box Install from Disk appears.
    • Click the Browse to locate the expanded files directory (i.e., c:\lj4300).
    • Click on the file ending with .inf .
    • Click Open and then Okay and let files install.

  • Add the printer if it hasn't been installed yet.
    • Click Add New Printer
    • Follow the instructions of the Add Printer Wizard.

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Tray Esc codes for tray 4 and 5 are both the same in the GPD
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel 2003
  • HPZUI4wm.dll causing spool crash!
  • Multiple copies and collate cause double the output
  • CAC control does not work after hp 4730 printer drivers are installed
  • HP OpenView Asset Center crashes when printing with various HP printer drivers
  • Excel won't print in grayscale.
  • Driver attempts to print "mopy" when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • Locked duplex=on with the preconfiguration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint 2003 files
  • First Page From.....Remaining Pages.... from different media sources does not work when printing booklets.
  • Word crashes when clicking Properties in the print dialogue window.
  • Layout Options > Page Order > Back to Front - does not seem to work properly when duplexing.
  • Excel document not printing properly in A4 with UPD 4.1 or discrete plug and play bundles
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts back to 100% after entering into a newer driver.
  • Font Shifting in Excel w\PCL5 Driver when printing multiple tabs.
  • [Field] Page formatting problems with Excel and Edgeline PS CPE1
  • unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • PS Driver showing bad output with CorelDraw
  • Crystal reports does not print correctly w/traditional driver or UPD
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • Wide A4 doesn't work with PCL6 or PS
  • Documents are not printed correctly on A4-R in booklet mode with PS driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issue
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Hostname fails if it contains a "." (period) character
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • DmDuplex=2 does not work
  • Printer install hangs - Class Issue
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • Problem with spacing in PowerPoint slide.
  • External Font File Causing Driver UI to Crash
  • Printer shortcuts fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Quicksets/Shortcuts Upgrade
  • Spooler crashing in W2k3 cluster sp1 environment
  • Settings done in advance tab is not sticking after upgrade
  • [EVO4.5 - DISCRETE] WPU - Some issues are observed with Cluster for Condor
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish XP clients for 8050/8060 printers
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Print drivers initialize COM with the wrong concurrency model
  • HPBPRO.exe issues - causing crashes on the spooler

Support for 12 new languages will be added to the products:
Croatian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 4200/4300 Series Printer
Late-Breaking readme file

This Late-Breaking Readme file contains information that may affect the installation and use of your HP LaserJet 4200/4300 printer.


Readme File Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Defects Fix List for Driver Versions:
    • Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista
      • PCL6:  61.074.561.43
      • PCL5e: 61.074.561.43
      • PostScript:  61.074.561.43

  3. Enhancements for Driver Versions:
    • Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista
      • PCL6:  61.074.561.43
      • PCL5e: 61.074.561.43
      • PostScript:  61.074.561.43

  4. Technical Assistance

  5. Legal Statements

I.  Introduction

TThis 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, this file also provides a list fixes and enchantments that have been provided with the driver versions that have been listed above.

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.  Known Issues

Please refer to the hp LaserJet 4200/4300 printer Software Technical Reference manual located under "Manuals" at www.hp.com/go/lj4350 _software for updated listing of known issues for the hp LaserJet Printing System Software.

II.  Defects Fix List

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Tray Esc codes for tray 4 and 5 are both the same in the GPD
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel 2003
  • HPZUI4wm.dll causing spool crash!
  • Multiple copies and collate cause double the output
  • CAC control does not work after hp 4730 printer drivers are installed
  • HP OpenView Asset Center crashes when printing with various HP printer drivers
  • Excel won't print in grayscale.
  • Driver attempts to print "mopy" when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • Locked duplex=on with the preconfiguration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint 2003 files
  • First Page From.....Remaining Pages.... from different media sources does not work when printing booklets.
  • Word crashes when clicking Properties in the print dialogue window.
  • Layout Options > Page Order > Back to Front - does not seem to work properly when duplexing.
  • Excel document not printing properly in A4 with UPD 4.1 or discrete plug and play bundles
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts back to 100% after entering into a newer driver.
  • Font Shifting in Excel w\PCL5 Driver when printing multiple tabs.
  • [Field] Page formatting problems with Excel and Edgeline PS CPE1
  • unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • PS Driver showing bad output with CorelDraw
  • Crystal reports does not print correctly w/traditional driver or UPD
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • Wide A4 doesn't work with PCL6 or PS
  • Documents are not printed correctly on A4-R in booklet mode with PS driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issue
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Hostname fails if it contains a "." (period) character
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • DmDuplex=2 does not work
  • Printer install hangs - Class Issue
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • Problem with spacing in PowerPoint slide.
  • External Font File Causing Driver UI to Crash
  • Printer shortcuts fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Quicksets/Shortcuts Upgrade
  • Spooler crashing in W2k3 cluster sp1 environment
  • Settings done in advance tab is not sticking after upgrade
  • [EVO4.5 - DISCRETE] WPU - Some issues are observed with Cluster for Condor
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish XP clients for 8050/8060 printers
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Print drivers initialize COM with the wrong concurrency model
  • HPBPRO.exe issues - causing crashes on the spooler

Support for 12 new languages will be added to the products:
Croatian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

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

  • MS-DOS, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Outlook, PScript and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corp.
  • 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.
  • Novell is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc., in the United States and other countries.
  • NDS is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc., in the United States and other countries.
  • Adobe® PageMaker® 7.0 is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Incorporated
  • Java(TM) is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc., in the United States and other countries.

SOFTWARE WARRANTY, LICENSE, AND COPYRIGHT

Warranty

See the HP LaserJet 4200/4300 documentation for complete warranty and support information.

License

See the HP LaserJet 4200/4300 Series User Guide for complete information about HP software license terms.

Copyright

© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

All rights reserved. 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:61.074.561.43 (14 May 2008)

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Type: Driver
Version: 61.074.561.43(14 May 2008)
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

TThis 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, this file also provides a list fixes and enchantments that have been provided with the driver versions that have been listed above.

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.

Installation Instructions

Before proceeding with the software installation, the printer must first be properly set up, and your computer must be ready to print.
  • Turn on the printer first, then turn on the computer.
  • 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.
  • Locate the file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed.
  • 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:\lj4300). However, you can change the path and directory name at the time of extracting the file.
  • Open the Printers Window (Click Start-Settings-Printers).

  • Update the printer if it was previously installed
    • Right click on the printer and select Properties from the pop menu.
    • On the General tab, select New Driver.
    • Click on the Warning Box that pops up.
    • A printer listing box will appear. Select Have Disk.
    • Another box Install from Disk appears.
    • Click the Browse to locate the expanded files directory (i.e., c:\lj4300).
    • Click on the file ending with .inf .
    • Click Open and then Okay and let files install.

  • Add the printer if it hasn't been installed yet.
    • Click Add New Printer
    • Follow the instructions of the Add Printer Wizard.

Fixes

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Tray Esc codes for tray 4 and 5 are both the same in the GPD
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel 2003
  • HPZUI4wm.dll causing spool crash!
  • Multiple copies and collate cause double the output
  • CAC control does not work after hp 4730 printer drivers are installed
  • HP OpenView Asset Center crashes when printing with various HP printer drivers
  • Excel won't print in grayscale.
  • Driver attempts to print "mopy" when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • Locked duplex=on with the preconfiguration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint 2003 files
  • First Page From.....Remaining Pages.... from different media sources does not work when printing booklets.
  • Word crashes when clicking Properties in the print dialogue window.
  • Layout Options > Page Order > Back to Front - does not seem to work properly when duplexing.
  • Excel document not printing properly in A4 with UPD 4.1 or discrete plug and play bundles
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts back to 100% after entering into a newer driver.
  • Font Shifting in Excel w\PCL5 Driver when printing multiple tabs.
  • [Field] Page formatting problems with Excel and Edgeline PS CPE1
  • unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • PS Driver showing bad output with CorelDraw
  • Crystal reports does not print correctly w/traditional driver or UPD
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • Wide A4 doesn't work with PCL6 or PS
  • Documents are not printed correctly on A4-R in booklet mode with PS driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issue
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Hostname fails if it contains a "." (period) character
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • DmDuplex=2 does not work
  • Printer install hangs - Class Issue
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • Problem with spacing in PowerPoint slide.
  • External Font File Causing Driver UI to Crash
  • Printer shortcuts fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Quicksets/Shortcuts Upgrade
  • Spooler crashing in W2k3 cluster sp1 environment
  • Settings done in advance tab is not sticking after upgrade
  • [EVO4.5 - DISCRETE] WPU - Some issues are observed with Cluster for Condor
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish XP clients for 8050/8060 printers
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Print drivers initialize COM with the wrong concurrency model
  • HPBPRO.exe issues - causing crashes on the spooler

Support for 12 new languages will be added to the products:
Croatian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Readme

Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 4200/4300 Series Printer
Late-Breaking readme file

This Late-Breaking Readme file contains information that may affect the installation and use of your HP LaserJet 4200/4300 printer.


Readme File Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Defects Fix List for Driver Versions:
    • Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista
      • PCL6:  61.074.561.43
      • PCL5e: 61.074.561.43
      • PostScript:  61.074.561.43

  3. Enhancements for Driver Versions:
    • Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista
      • PCL6:  61.074.561.43
      • PCL5e: 61.074.561.43
      • PostScript:  61.074.561.43

  4. Technical Assistance

  5. Legal Statements

I.  Introduction

TThis 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, this file also provides a list fixes and enchantments that have been provided with the driver versions that have been listed above.

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.  Known Issues

Please refer to the hp LaserJet 4200/4300 printer Software Technical Reference manual located under "Manuals" at www.hp.com/go/lj4350 _software for updated listing of known issues for the hp LaserJet Printing System Software.

II.  Defects Fix List

The following issues have been fixed with this release:

  • Tray Esc codes for tray 4 and 5 are both the same in the GPD
  • Admin to admin PnP performance problem
  • PCL-XL errors when printing multiple copies from Excel 2003
  • HPZUI4wm.dll causing spool crash!
  • Multiple copies and collate cause double the output
  • CAC control does not work after hp 4730 printer drivers are installed
  • HP OpenView Asset Center crashes when printing with various HP printer drivers
  • Excel won't print in grayscale.
  • Driver attempts to print "mopy" when device settings set to < 80mb RAM
  • Locked duplex=on with the preconfiguration tool, after install the driver was locked to duplex= Off
  • Wrong font name displayed in all HP drivers
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • EMF bloat with PowerPoint 2003 files
  • First Page From.....Remaining Pages.... from different media sources does not work when printing booklets.
  • Word crashes when clicking Properties in the print dialogue window.
  • Layout Options > Page Order > Back to Front - does not seem to work properly when duplexing.
  • Excel document not printing properly in A4 with UPD 4.1 or discrete plug and play bundles
  • Scaling percentage in Excel>Page Setup, reverts back to 100% after entering into a newer driver.
  • Font Shifting in Excel w\PCL5 Driver when printing multiple tabs.
  • [Field] Page formatting problems with Excel and Edgeline PS CPE1
  • unidrv.dll version 6 causes previous drivers to print gibberish
  • PS Driver showing bad output with CorelDraw
  • Crystal reports does not print correctly w/traditional driver or UPD
  • Test page prints black boxes in XP 64
  • Opening driver properties takes up to 5 minutes for some users
  • Wide A4 doesn't work with PCL6 or PS
  • Documents are not printed correctly on A4-R in booklet mode with PS driver
  • Collating print jobs prints a following error page
  • Navigating to Printing Shortcuts resets Job Storage options.
  • MS Word displays "Unable to complete print job..." message
  • PCL5e and PCL6 Shortcuts -Flip Up Issue
  • Drivers installed on a virtual node in a cluster server environment do not have the ability to add .pcm font files
  • Hostname fails if it contains a "." (period) character
  • Special Pages option - Print pages on different paper -- does not have all options.
  • HP Printer Driver - Privacy Settings - splash screen is not localized in German
  • DmDuplex=2 does not work
  • Printer install hangs - Class Issue
  • IPP printing does not work as expected
  • Staples setting is not available on the Output tab
  • Extremely slow response when requesting Print Preferences page
  • Problem with spacing in PowerPoint slide.
  • External Font File Causing Driver UI to Crash
  • Printer shortcuts fields cross populate in several different use cases
  • Quicksets/Shortcuts Upgrade
  • Spooler crashing in W2k3 cluster sp1 environment
  • Settings done in advance tab is not sticking after upgrade
  • [EVO4.5 - DISCRETE] WPU - Some issues are observed with Cluster for Condor
  • Printing Preferences tab layout is different for Finnish XP clients for 8050/8060 printers
  • SNP Does Not Launch on Cluster Nodes for Discrete Drivers
  • Moving to Printing Shortcuts tab resets driver options
  • Print drivers initialize COM with the wrong concurrency model
  • HPBPRO.exe issues - causing crashes on the spooler

Support for 12 new languages will be added to the products:
Croatian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Lithuanian, Latvian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

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

  • MS-DOS, Windows, Windows Server 2003, Outlook, PScript and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corp.
  • 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.
  • Novell is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc., in the United States and other countries.
  • NDS is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc., in the United States and other countries.
  • Adobe® PageMaker® 7.0 is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Incorporated
  • Java(TM) is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc., in the United States and other countries.

SOFTWARE WARRANTY, LICENSE, AND COPYRIGHT

Warranty

See the HP LaserJet 4200/4300 documentation for complete warranty and support information.

License

See the HP LaserJet 4200/4300 Series User Guide for complete information about HP software license terms.

Copyright

© Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

All rights reserved. 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.

Revision History

Version:61.074.561.43 (14 May 2008)

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