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    That response meant it did not work. what I am looking to do is get the printer to work with my computer which is networked with my wife's computer without being hard wired to it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgaryd View Post
    That response meant it did not work. what I am looking to do is get the printer to work with my computer which is networked with my wife's computer without being hard wired to it...
    I guess the model that HP referred to doesn't use the same driver as your model although I would keep looking for a solution along those lines because without a compatible Windows 8 driver it's not going to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgaryd View Post
    That response meant it did not work. what I am looking to do is get the printer to work with my computer which is networked with my wife's computer without being hard wired to it...
    Have you tried the Backwards compatibility in windows 8. Download the Windows 7 driver, then run the setup in windows 7 compatibility.
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