Model: HP Deskjet 970cxi Printer
Operating System: Windows 98 (Note: might work with other versions of this os.)
This driver is designed for use on computers that will be directly connected to the printer from the computer's parallel port with a parallel cable. Please note this driver has no "Program Group" functionality.
Create a new folder on the hard drive: c:\dj970 before downloading the printer driver.
Download the driver to the newly created c:\dj970 folder.
Plug the parallel cable into the printer and PC.
Open the c:\dj970 folder and double-click the downloaded "exe" file.
Under c:\dj970\9xinf folder a 3 letter language folder will be displayed. For example, the English driver will display a folder named "enu". This folder was created when by double-clicking on the downloaded "exe" file.
From Windows, click "Start", "Settings", "Printers".
Next, double-click on "Add Printer".
When the Add Printer Wizard screen appears, click "Next".
Choose "Local Printer" and click "Next" (applicable in Windows 98/ME).
To continue, click the "Have Disk" button.
Next, click "Browse" and move to the folder "c:\dj970\9xinf\enu\drivers\Win9x_ME". An "hpf970x.inf" file will be displayed. Select the file name and click "OK".
Click "OK" to continue. "hp deskjet 970c series" will now be found in the Printers column. Now, click the "Next" button.
Choose "LPT1" and click "Next".
If another printer driver is installed on the PC, select "Yes" or "No" to use this printer as the default printer and click "Finish". The hp deskjet 970c series printer driver will be added to the "Printers" window.