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Substitute drivers for a 32 bit printer on a 64 bit OS

Substitute drivers for a 32 bit printer on a 64 bit OS

I'm trying to use an old GCC Elite 12N B&W laser printer for printing schoolwork and other miscellany on 64 bit Windows 7. The only drivers available are 32 bit. As far as I know, it's not possible to use 32 bit drivers on a 64 bit OS, but is there some sort of generic Postscript driver I could substitute?

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Guest [Entry]

"All laser printers support basic PCL5e or even PCL6. If you are only printing basic jobs (no double-sided, no multiple paper sizes), then I would just use any old HP LaserJet driver.

When you add a new printer, choose from the list of built-in drivers and choose HP then choose something like the HP LaserJet 5si (We use this driver at work for programs that manipulate the PCL stream). That will install Windows' standard PCL driver and it should work just fine."
Guest [Entry]

"You should be able to use the 32-bit driver. I have not had any problem with my own printer.

At least Vista is capable of knowing how to use the drivers from my experience."