Microsoft KB Archive/102130

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Article ID: 102130

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1

This article was previously published under Q102130


An updated version of the Windows NT Hewlett-Packard Network Port printer driver, HPMON.DLL, is now available as a hotfix on a number of electronic services.

This hotfix has not been fully regression-tested and may be destabilizing in production environments. Microsoft does not recommend implementing this hotfix without first testing it in a trial environment. Use this hotfix at your own risk.


HPMON.EXE is a self-extracting archive file containing the updated HPMON.DLL drivers for Intel, Alpha and MIPS platforms.

You can find HPMON.EXE, a self-extracting file, on the following services:

  • Microsoft's World Wide Web Site on the Internet On the home page, click the Support icon. Click Knowledge Base, and select the product. Enter kbfile HPMON.EXE, and click GO! Open the article, and click the button to download the file.
  • Internet (anonymous FTP) ftp Change to the Softlib/Mslfiles folder. Get HPMON.EXE
  • Microsoft Download Service (MSDL) Dial (425) 936-6735 to connect to MSDL Download HPMON.EXE

For additional information about downloading, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services

To Apply the Hotfix

  1. Download the file HPMON.EXE.
  2. Copy the file to a directory on your hard drive.
  3. Type the command "HPMON -D" (without the quotation marks) and press ENTER. The -D switch creates directories for the expanded files.
  4. Change to the appropriate directory for your computer (I386, Alpha, or MIPS).
  5. Run the UPDATE.EXE program.
  6. Restart your computer.

Additional query words:

Additional query words: prodnt softlib S14860 HP JetDirect

Keywords: kbprint KB102130