HP LaserJet 2100 Config Utility Used to Configure the TCP/IP Port Is Not Supported

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Using the configuration tools included with the HP LaserJet 2100 computer running Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000 is not supported. If you use the network configuration tools, you may receive a Dr. Watson error message or Windows may become unstable.
You can print locally and remotely. Only using the utilitites included with the printer driver will cause problems. To configure a box remotely, view the following HP Web site and search for Telnet instructions about configuring your hardware:Small Business Server (SBS) users who are experiencing problems with the Fax service can set up the printer by using LPR. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
180731 How to Print to an HP JetDirect Printer by Means of LPR

NOTE: JetDirect is no longer supported by HP. SDI (Simple Device Installation) is now used to install network printers. For more information on this, see:


Article ID: 239600 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 00:28:08 - Revision: 5.3

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