Join the crowd. The combination of Vista and HP sucks.
(1) Whenever I print I get only one size – letterhead. Even if everything is set correctly, it reverts to letterhead in the print preview and in the final print.
(2) Also, the portrait and landscape settings are reversed. For example if I set up a custom setting for 3” wide and 20” long on roll, the horizontal layout if in portrait, and the vertical alignment is in landscape. The opposite of what it should be.
Both of these problems occurs in both CS3 and in Lightroom.
(3) Also, in Lightroom the page setup and print settings buttons call up the HP print preferences dialogue box. Settings made there aren’t reflected consistently in the print dialogue box that you get by accessing the print preferences directly from the printer in the printer folder for windows. There seems to be a added problem with Lightroom in that regard.
(4) When I start windows, I get an error message saying “HP Printer Utility Device Host has stopped working.”
But the icon for the HP printer utility does appear in the task bar on the bottom right side, and when I click on it, it opens OK. It appears to be working. Including the color center, etc
So what is the error message referring to? What is the “HP Printer Utility Device Host” that has stopped working?
I have full administrator rights everywhere, and all full access rights for all users checked on all HP programs. I also log in as an administrator. Could that be related to the above problems?