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    I have just upgraded to Windows 7 32 bit Professional. I can't find a printer driver from HP that will allow me to use my HP Photosmart 1215 printer with Win 7. From what I can find on HP's site they do not and will not support HP 1215 in a Win 7 environment.

    Does anyone know of a way to work around this (ie with a different printer driver) to get my printer work in Win7?

    Thanks.

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    Possibly the Deskjet 990c driver, see HP Photosmart 1215 and Windows 7 - HP Support Forum

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    The 32-bit Vista driver will probably do the job.
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    I have an HP 1210 PSC and the Vista driver works fine for it.
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    If you cannot get the proper driver and since you have Win7 Pro you may want to try installing Virtual XP and installing your printer on it.

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    Thanks for all the suggestions. Where can I get instructions on how to install Virtual XP?

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