How to configure Windows 8.1 and a Networked LaserJet 4 Printer

I have an old workhorse of a HP LaserJet 4 printer with a JetDirect Network Card. It may be 20+ years old and be rather cantankerous, however it still prints like a champ, toner refills for it are dirt cheep, and since I never print much, what do I really need a better printer for?
Laserjet says what?
Up until Windows 8, adding it as a network printer was not all that hard. The print drivers were bundled with the operating system, and all that was needed was to select it in the list. Well the times have changed, and Microsoft feels that it is time for the old horse to be put out to pasture along with all the other old PCL 5 printers. By default, Microsoft does not include pcl 5 drivers that can talk to the printer. Thankfully HP still provides a Universal PCL 5 Driver that will work at their site.
All you need to do, is download and decompress the installer. Finally follow the onscreen instructions to add the printer as a local tcp printer.
Hopefully that HP LaserJet 4 will last another 20 years!

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