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Every application crashes

After installing the drivers & the applications from the included CDs, whenever I try to print from anything, I get an application error & it must close. Doesn't matter what program, Wordpad, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, test page , etc...

Same exact thing on my wife's PC, both running Windows XPP, virus & Spyware free...

Anyone know why, or a fix for this ?

Jeff Rogers
I have a 3160 and when I try to print from it, Windows Explorer encounters an error and the whole computer locks up. Exact same problem on two computers in the house.

  • I've tried the drivers from the disk as well as the drivers from Samsung's website and Windows Update driver.
  • I've tried to connect this printer directly through a USB cable as well as through the wireless network.
  • I can successfully get this to install to XP and Vista laptops, but the two tower PC's (different manufacturers) are the ones I can't get it to install on.
  • I've tried installing with anti-virus and firewalls turned on as well as turned off
  • I've tried installing with Windows XP SP2 and with Windows XP SP3
  • I've tried setting a working laptop up to share the printer, but the towers can't see the printer share.
I'm at a loss. Please help

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try to update your printer driver
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