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QUESTION: Hi,
I have a HP color laser jet 4550N that I would like to use with my Windows 7 64 bit system. Is it possible and which driver should I use.

Thank you

ANSWER: it should be more than possible... windows 7 comes preloaded with a bunch of print drivers... use the add printer wizard... it should find the driver and install it once you have your printer connected via usb or ethernet cable.  For a tutorial on how to use windows 7 add printer wizard check http://copierneteye.com/?p=3788

Now a word on settings... and drivers... if the inbuilt driver doesn't work for you... go to hp and get universal drivers, windows 7 drivers if they have them, vista drivers if 7 is not around... or xp if nothing else is available.

Good luck....

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QUESTION: Thank you Norman.

Everything went easily and without any trouble except the printer will not print even though the computer does not detect any trouble after I tried the troubleshooter.

Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks again, Kevin

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then you are going to have to uninstall the printer driver and download drivers straight from the hp site... try every driver that will install, one by one... install a driver... test it... if it does not work uninstall it and then restart machine... about 4 to 5 hours of work...  if those do not work which they might not... then its a windows 7 64 bit problem... not something you or I can solve... thats the limit of my expertise... I would suggest asking this question of another expert on this forum... they may have other ideas... I doubt it... but in your situation... it could not hurt...  

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