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Can't install my lexmark 6150 on vista. Tried to download the drivers but still won't work

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This response presumes that you are using a 32-bit version of the Vista operating system. If that is the case, the proper driver file, per Lexmark is cjrX6100EN.exe (this is in the U.S.), and can be downloaded from this page: http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi.

If you are attempting to use the Lexmark All-in-One Center for scanning on this basis, however, it will fail, and you will have to use the Windows Scanners and Cameras, or the Photo Gallery, functions to use the scanning features. It is indicated that the driver supports scanning, the All-in-One Center is not included.

Though you haven't indicated what part of the driver download/install isn't working for you, you can find instructions for installation at this page: http://support.lexmark.com/perl/support/support.cgi. I would suggest creating a folder (either on your desktop or in a location which will be easy for you to work with) in which to place the file upon download. Then, double-click the file, and it should follow routine setup procedures. If it does not automatically install, thereby enabling your printer, please let me know. Make sure that all programs are disabled, particularly IE, antivirus and antispyware programs, as these often interfere with installation.

These are quite general instructions, I realize, but I can not tell exactly what is not working when the driver download was previously attempted. If there are further problems, please post back and I will be happy to assist with further detailed installation.

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Posted on Sep 13, 2008

  • Cheryl Whalen Sep 13, 2008

    Sorry - forgot to add one more thing. If there was already a driver installed for Windows XP to run this device, it should be removed prior to installing the new Vista driver. Please reference this support page for the relevant files/data: http://support.lexmark.com/perl/support/.... Thank you again.

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