HP DesignJet 5000PS 42 by HP Driver Download

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The DesignJet 5000PS 42 by HP is a printer manufactured by HP. This update fixes issues with bad print quality, printer unresponsive or won't print, slow printing and program crashes while printing. This version of "pl243en.exe" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 5,138 downloads and 39 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.9 MB.

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Supported Models

DesignJet 550

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HP DesignJet 500 24+HPGL2 Card

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HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card

HP DesignJet 5000 42 by HP

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HP DesignJet 5000PS 42 by HP



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name


5.34 (2003-05-02) via .inf

Additional Notes

Windows XP and Windows 2000 driver for HP DesignJet 550.

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Staff Member) on 22-Jan-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
hpltrpl2.dl_ 56.1 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltui1.dl_ 161.1 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpglrtl8.hp_ 128.7 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltcol2.ex_ 53.4 KB 9 Jul 2003
oemsetup.inf 4.5 KB 10 Jul 2003
README.TXT 8.5 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltlm.dl_ 4.6 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltcws2.sp_ 96.0 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltren1.ex_ 366.1 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpglrtl5.hl_ 6.0 KB 9 Jul 2003
oemsetup.cat 19.1 KB 16 Jul 2003
hpltcws1.sp_ 99.6 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpglrtl4.hl_ 116.7 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltrpl1.ex_ 24.5 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltdrv2.dl_ 236.2 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltcal5.dl_ 28.9 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltren2.dl_ 43.4 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltume1.dl_ 76.0 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltumd1.dl_ 77.2 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpltlnk1.ex_ 18.0 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpglrtl4.hp_ 222.3 KB 9 Jul 2003
hpglrtl2.hp_ 46.8 KB 9 Jul 2003

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  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

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