HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card Driver Download

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The DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card is a printer manufactured by HP. We recommend updating to the latest driver if printing causes programs to crash, or the printer won't print or if print quality is poor. This version of "pl221ge.exe" has been downloaded 16 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 6 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.9 MB.

6 Ratings

Supported Models

HP DesignJet 500 42 by HP

HP DesignJet 500 24 by HP

HP DesignJet 500 24+HPGL2 Card

HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card

HP DesignJet 5000 42 by HP

HP DesignJet 5000 60 by HP

HP DesignJet 5000PS 42 by HP



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows 2003 (64 bit), Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 24-Jun-2007

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
HPGLCAL5.DL_ 40.9 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL2.HP_ 56.9 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL3.DR_ 557.3 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL4.HL_ 175.3 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL4.HP_ 269.8 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL5.HL_ 8.0 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPGLRTL8.HP_ 147.8 KB 3 Jul 2000
HPLTCHG1.EX_ 23.8 KB 4 Jul 2000
HPLTLNK1.EX_ 25.2 KB 4 Jul 2000
HPLTREN1.EX_ 451.1 KB 10 Jul 2000
HPLTREN2.DL_ 50.1 KB 10 Jul 2000
HPLTUI1.DL_ 158.6 KB 4 Jul 2000
LIESMICH.TXT 9.8 KB 3 Jul 2000
dsignjt2.inf 2.7 KB 4 Jul 2000

How to Update HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter HP DesignJet 500 42+HPGL2 Card into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the HP Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the HP website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

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

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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