We are going to call this inverted post style. This article started out down below where the heading HP LaserJet 1012 Printer Driver for Windows 7 Failure, but after writing all of that, I realized that I had taken too long to get to the
Update: It seems (so far) that scripting a stop and start of the Spooler service can eliminate the need to turn the printer off and on. At least as long as you don’t print too much during the automatic scheduled task interval. – Will add
It appears that HP has decided to abandon several popular printers by not providing Windows 7 printer drivers for them at all. Some devices have been categorized as "Category 6" devices, meaning that HP will not support them under Windows 7. Not today, not tomorrow,
Microsoft offers a great deal from its CashBack website and then either can’t handle the traffic (incompotent) or deliberately disrupts the ability of users to take advantage of the deal when they decide it costs too much (dishonest). Either way, a new smear on the Microsoft name happens on Black Friday.