Printer Compatability

Discussion in 'Microsoft Surface Pro 2' started by Korlon, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. Korlon

    Korlon Member

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    Just came to me, as I am waiting for SP2's to come available....

    Anyone have any issues connecting to printers?

    I have 2 HP printers from the 90's that have server me well and I'd hate to have to buy a new one. They are the LaserJet 5 and Laserjet 6P. They both have LPT ports and no USB but I do have a cable to plug them into a USB port.

    Does Windows 8.1 support these printers?

    I do have an all in one epson printer/fax/scanner but it is such an ink pig that I hardly use it other than to scan.

    Anyways, any info will be appreciated.
     
  2. lovemysurface

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    Korlon,

    The Pro/Pro2's can load 3rd party drivers so as long as you can come up with drivers Windows 8.1 likes you should be golden. Fortunately HP does a pretty good job with their drivers and they have some instructions on it here....


    Hope that helps,
    Tim

    This might help too: Print from Surface RT or Pro - Love my Surface
     

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