New Orleans Onsite Computer and Microsoft XP SP3

April 29, 2008

Today a client searching for New Orleans computer service and repair of their Microsoft system called Onsite Computer to address a problem with his HP printer.  The particular printer is an ‘All-in-one’ Laser Jet 3030.  After Goggling his error message, it became apparent many experienced the same problem.  Tech support at HP failed to have a solution other than to uninstall SP3. 

HP is notorious for printer driver issues, especially with the inexpensive products.  The client’s printer was discontinued by HP about a year ago.  HP has little incentive to address the driver issues on discontinued products.  Since the printer is four years old, the client is faced with the decision to purchase a new printer or uninstall SP3.  Incompatible driver issues with updated software is always a consideration.  Some may contend ‘planned obsolescence’ is at work.  Our client needs his Windows XP SP3 so he elected to purchase a new printer.  What would you do?

If you’re searching for computer consulting, repairs or service of your Microsoft based system or network in the New Orleans area, then call the Microsoft specialists at Onsite Computer Services, Inc. in New Orleans 504-469-6991.

You may also be interested in Onsite Computer’s Blog.

This New Orleans On-Site Computer Service post was provided by Eli Lucas. Eli can be reached at Onsite Computer serves the Microsoft computing needs of small businesses throughout the Greater New Orleans area including Uptown, Lakeview, Broadmoor, Mid-City, Metairie, Jefferson, Kenner, Westbank, French Quarter, and the Warehouse District. Please visit our website at


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