First, click Troubleshooting in the Add Printer Wizard to see whether it can offer you helpful information. is there a manner, without slowing the NEW computer down, that I can get a driver to work on it? You will need to refer to your Linksys documentation to determine the I.P. December 13th, 2003 @ 10:34 pm DarrylAnother site says with WinXP the NEC SS 860 is P&P. this content
Driver Scape Windows Driver Download Center Contact US Manufacturers Home Home  »  NEC SuperScript 870 Use the links on this page to download the latest version of NEC SuperScript 870 drivers. This may be a problem unrelated to the solution, but this and the fact that there are almost no options to choose from in the printer's properties dialogue box (dpi, envelopes, Please choose the relevant version according to your computer's operating system and click the download button. Thanks for the pointer to http://www.fineprint.com, Imad!
Contribute to TNPC Categories Communication (23) Customer Service (11) Email (10) Family (1) Inspiration (3) Life (9) Lifestyle Biz (3) Misc (3) Money (3) Newsletters (33) TNPC News (33) Productivity (15) July 18th, 2004 @ 3:48 pm MikeI am having trouble with my NEC 870 printer even after installing a new toner and photoconductor with Win2K O.S. Have you lost the driver CD that was included with your printer? The path of your folder should now appear in the Copy manufacturer's files from box in the Install From Disk dialog box.
I see the little icon read that stuff is being sent but nothing comes out, whereas at first what came out was garbage. My new laptop only has USB ports, so I bought a USB to Parallel converter cable so I could use my NEC 870 with my new laptop. It worked for me! =)All due respect to Alan Morris, but this may be a better solution for people as I understand that the LaserJet III printer driver is 300 dpi If not, I am still thankful it works!!!
FYI: October 16, 2002. Check the program Print a different, simpler file. Did a successful manual installation but the printer would not print a test page. 2. https://www.cnet.com/products/nec-superscript-870-printer-monochrome-laser/ The key is to get (FREE) copies of Ghostscript and redmon.
Unfortunately, we are unable to update the PrintGear driver for the SS860, SS870 and SS1260. Unfortunately, the HP IIP driver will only print on the NEC 870 using 300dpi, not NEC 870's hardware capable 600dpi. So the success continues in using old parallel laser printers with Windows10. You are unable to install a printer, connect to a printer, or print more than one job at a time You receive an error indicating your Print Spooler service is experiencing
Then you set up the clients on the network May 21st, 2005 @ 6:39 pm BodySnatcher(oops! https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-7-and-nec-superscript-870-printer.948281/ I vaguely remember that 10 or so years ago when I acquired the NEC that it would respond to the HP Laserjet III commands. Not worth the headache. Can someone recommend an adapter that will work?
Any ideas? news Download and install FinePrint: http://www.fineprint.com/ With FinePrint installed I think you will be quite happy with your SuperScript 870 under Windows Vista. If the printer is not a PostScript printer, load the Generic/Text Only printer driver. There is a solution this!! (Tho this require a few extra steps each time you want to print) If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, you can download from
Once it goes into this mode, printing a simple 1 page text file can spew dozens of pages of 1-2 lines of garbage, or a simple graphic page can appears to jpopescu, Sep 6, 2010 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. You may have to do this more than once to fill the print buffer on some printers. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-7/win-xp-sp2-won-t-connect-to-printer.php Make the printer the default printer.
Avoid the hassles of this one under NT/2000/XP. it just prints at 600 dpi by default. Also, a cheap print server on the network is a lot more convenient than having a dedicated computer with a parallel port.Next is to try Alan Morris' suggestion for Win7 -
Just ignore and manually install a local printer using the USB port. I have Windows XP Pro and a Nec Superscript 870… I am as unhappy as can be. I was literally 5 minutes from trashing my Superscript 870 when I decided to give it ONE last shot - I too just tried the LJ IIP driver, it works a Still, not looking a gift horse in the mouth--you rock, and it's so great that everyone is banding together to help solve problems like this.
Watermarks, half-tones, headers and footers, multi-column pages, foldable brochures … it had the most incredible software interface! I'm ready to give up. In the Open box, type control printers, and then click OK. check my blog While most went to PressReady, others went on to other projects.
That right you lost a lot of functionality by moving to Windows 2K, Windows XP, or Windows Vista if you used this printer. C Tom I'm trying to hook up the 870 as a network printer. Skip site menu. January 9th, 2006 @ 5:48 am Gerald pageI have NEC 860.
Every time I put paper in now this happens. Now click "Add a Printer". What I have found to work with Windows XP is to print a short text document with Word Pad if the NEC870 printing slows down (or after I reboot the computer) You can print something in a super small font to verify.
There was never an upgrade the to postscript language built into the older NEC software. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. The Install From Disk dialog box opens. I was able to print from Windows10 to this legacy printer without any problems.
When you have located the correct folder, click Open. Type the location of the printer (for example, Home Office), and then click Next. Looks like the minimal files required from the \AMD64\ folder on the XP-x64 cdrom are NTPRINT.INF, NTPRINT.CAT, and DRIVER.CAB. Now I will keep it!