Download HPLJ8550.CFG to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing HPLJ8550.CFG files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent HPLJ8550.CFG file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

HPLJ8550.CFG file Configuration. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of HPLJ8550.CFG related errors on your device. You can also download HPLJ8550.CFG file compatible with Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename HPLJ8550.CFG
File extension CFG
Type Developer
Description Configuration
Program Windows Vista
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version Vista
File size 52421
Oldest file 2008-01-21
MIME type application/xml

There are various types of errors related to HPLJ8550.CFG file. HPLJ8550.CFG file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to HPLJ8550.CFG file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • HPLJ8550.CFG is corrupted
  • HPLJ8550.CFG cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - HPLJ8550.CFG
  • HPLJ8550.CFG file error
  • HPLJ8550.CFG file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register HPLJ8550.CFG file:
  • HPLJ8550.CFG file could not be loaded
  • HPLJ8550.CFG file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because HPLJ8550.CFG file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to HPLJ8550.CFG can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing HPLJ8550.CFG file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

HPLJ8550.CFG file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with HPLJ8550.CFG file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to HPLJ8550.CFG file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of HPLJ8550.CFG or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to HPLJ8550.CFG file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the HPLJ8550.CFG file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the HPLJ8550.CFG file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the HPLJ8550.CFG file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace HPLJ8550.CFG file

The last solution is to manually download and replace HPLJ8550.CFG file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded HPLJ8550.CFG file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of HPLJ8550.CFG file example directory paths.

  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnhp001.inf_65b34c6a\Amd64\

If the steps did not solve your HPLJ8550.CFG file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename HPLJ8550.CFG
System Windows Vista
File size 52421 bytes
Date 2008-01-21
File details
MD5 0f70d8151d50be62b6c0f8b201e17bf4
SHA1 07a4620ea39b8320ab18311bb8e04e871a80b2a2
SHA256 f57aa097d2cb9cfa9fc751fbca89dd79300515afc15e4e8ba913b0fe1d754897
CRC32 91c4a825
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\prnhp001.inf_65b34c6a\Amd64\