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Windows Vista does not support my 2 old Lexmark All in One.

I have a new Compag Comupter with Windows Vista. I have installed my 2 year old Lexmark X4270 Multi Function Machine. I cant't get the scanner to work. My instruction book only references Windows XP. Does this mean I can't use my Lexmark Printer, Scanner, Fax machine. I can get it to print. I need to use the scanner

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Try this little trick. Run the program in Compatibility Mode for XP. Do this by right clicking the executable program and choosing Properties. Look for the Compatibility Mode tab and choose Run this program in compatibility mode for: and choose Windows XP.
Let me know if this solves your problem. If so, rate the tip accordingly. If not, we'll try something else.

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