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If you use Vista buy somethimg else
on 3 January 2008
I bought this printer to run from Ubuntu Linux (7.10 Gusty) via the network connection. It works great and it's really simple to setup on Linux !! Just System->Printing -- add printer, follow the wizard selecting the defaults. One gotch you need to set Tray 2 as default. Tray one is the manual single sheet feeder meaning you have to press the green button every time you print something.
This printer does not work on Vista with the drivers supplied by HP on the CD that comes with the printer or with the downloaded drivers from the HP web site specifically for Vista 64bit.
The phone number for HP support on their web site si also wrong :-( For this printer use 0870 8422 339 and a nice young lady will talk you through using the default MICROSOFT drivers in Windows. So much for using up to date drivers.
btw. On Linux the quality of mono and colour printing is very good. Even from apps running under Wine.