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I bought a new laptop tried to install software for my all-in-one printer but the disk handles windows 98,me,2000,xp I have vista

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    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    can u please tell the name and model number of ur printer?


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Hi Stoney520, Use your search window and go to your model of Printer, eg, Hewlet Packare 1350 and click the search button. after you get to your appropriate printer manufacturer they will have upgrade software for Windows Vista. Its usually free because everybody upgrades.Good Luck.

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Can not get printer to work with new laptop


is your os vista or xp ? if its vista good luck to you finding a driver it took me over 8 months of searching to find a driver that would run my usb camera need i say more vista was destroyed and old faithfull xp right back in where it should have been all along

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I bought a lexmark x5495 printer I have a compaq pc with vista and norton anti-virus, The pc will not recognise the printer, Lexmark have been no help at all, they keep giving me things to try and nothing...


You need to install teh software from disk before connecting the printer.

If you do not have the disk you must download the software from Internet, follow instructions below,

Click here:Official Lexmark Drivers and Software

A web page will open, follow instructions, select model, select operative system etc., and click on download .
Chose to download the file in my documents when asked.
After downloading, find the file,double click on the file ,then if you get in troubles, follow the instructions below to reset and reinstall drivers:

  • Unplug printer USB.
  • Go to control panel >> installed printers in Windows and remove (delete ) any installed printer from printer list.
  • Download driver from website, or use the disk and run the install file.
  • Follow driver installation wizard.
  • Plug back printer when prompted from installation wizard.
Note:some printerdoes not work on Vista, if you do not find any driver download for Vista on your model page, that means your model is not Vista compatible.

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Are you trying to install the software for a all-in-one printer? If you are, you have to Uninstall any previous versions first or it won't let you install the drivers.Good Luck.

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so try it on windows xp or findout way to run it on windows vista (find windows vista version of your software)

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