Model: HP Deskjet 842c printer, Version: 4.3
Operating System: Windows NT 4.0 (Note: might work with other versions of this os.)
Create a new folder on the hard drive: c:\dj840 before downloading the printer driver.
Download the driver to the newly created c:\dj840 folder.
Plug the parallel cable into the printer and PC.
Open the c:\dj840 folder and double-click the downloaded "exe" file.
Under the c:\dj840 folder a 3 letter language folder will be displayed. For example, the English driver will display a folder named "enu". This folder was created by double-clicking on the downloaded "exe" file.
From Windows, click "Start", "Settings", "Printers".
Next, double-click "Add Printer".
When the Add Printer Wizard screen appears, choose "My Computer" and click "Next".
Choose "LPT1" and click "Next".
To continue, click the "Have Disk" button.
Next, click "Browse" and move to the folder "c:\dj840\enu\drivers\Win_NT". An "hpf840n.inf" file will be displayed. Select the file name and click "Open".
Click "OK" to continue. "hp deskjet 840c series" will now be found in the Printers column. Now, click the "Next" button.
If another printer driver is installed on the PC, select "Yes" or "No" to use this printer as the default printer and click "Next".
Choose "Not Shared" and click "Next".
Next, select "Yes" or "No" to print a test page and click "Finish". The hp deskjet 840c series printer driver will be added to the "Printers" window.
Operating system(s): Microsoft Windows NT 4.0