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Microsoft Windows Vista and Compaq A3000

I have used my install disks that came with the Compaq A3000 to install The software on Vista. The software installed without problem. However I am not able to open any program including Notepad to print to the printer. When printing I recieve a Message Box giving the option to "Show me the Message" that could not be displayed. I assume somehow this is a Vista Compatability issue. What do I need to change or set in order to be able to use this printer? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Microsoft Windows Vista and Compaq A3000

Onmly Compaq will have the approprive driver download. You are correct to assume a Vista compatability issue- this is becoming more evirdent with many peripherals. By the bye- the printer is of course a rebadged Lexmark or HP or Brother [ can be either] see if you can see which and check the appropriate web site. This site may also be of assistance

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I have windows vista and have a compaq A3000 printer with no startup disc, how can i get this printer hooked up to my computer?

Go to the HP website (I believe HP bought Compaq). Under support, go to downloads or drivers. Do a search on your model. You should be able to d/l the driver for the printer.

Mar 31, 2011 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer


I need Postscript drivers for Lexmark printer T630.


This printer supports Postscript, PPDS, and PDF emulation only on systems up to Windows 2000, on Mac OS X up to 10.6, and on Solaris.
Windows 7and Vista are not fully compatible with this printer, and the printer will not have full functionalities on this systems.

If you have Win XP, Win dows Server 2003, Win 98, Win 2000 or Mac OS, then all you have got to do is installing full factory driver software.

If you have Windows 7 or Vista, then you should upgrade the printer to get full features. Lexmark has opted for not updating this printer software. Full software release for Windows Vista and Windows 7 does not exist.

The drivers and software for this printer can be downloaded from Lexmark website, using the links below:

Lexmark_AAG_WinXP_PS_Driver- Post script driver.

System PCL Driver for Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003

System PCL Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000.

PCL6 driver for Microsoft Windows 95, 98 and Me.

Printing solution for Mac OS X v.10.6.

Print driver for Sun Solaris 10 x86 systems.

Network print support for Linux.

Here the full driver installation procedure : How to install a Lexmark printer without the driver and software disk.

The printer may still work on Vista and Windows 7 using the built in drivers, but it will have limited functionality. See: Windows 7 Information.


on Mar 24, 2010 | Lexmark T630 Laser Printer

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I have lost the installation disc for lexmark x4690and cant find the driver on the internet

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

Click here:Official Lexmark Drivers and Software

Or go straight to driver page for your system:

Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and Vista.

Driver for Microsoft Windows 7.

Driver for Microsoft Windows 7 x64.

Driver for Microsoft Windows XP x64 and Vista x64.

Driver for Mac OS X 10.6

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 ifyou get in troubles, followthe 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.

Nov 12, 2009 | Lexmark X4690 Wireless InkJet Printer

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Install software for HP Officejet 6210

software for HP Officejet 6210. please choose your correct operating system.

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I recomment you to download HP Full Feature Software. <-- If you have trouble finding it, you may contact me.

Jul 10, 2008 | HP Officejet 4110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Compaqa3000 cant install

HP does not currently have a driver release for the Compaq A3000 All-In-One that is compatible with the Windows Vista operating system. You can attempt to find an alternate driver that works but it may cause system instability, if it works at all. I recommend upgrading to a printer with a Vista-compatible driver available because it is the most stable solution.

Jul 05, 2008 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Compaq a3000

hi friend

u have to contact ur on this link hp give 24 hr online tacnision support u chat with him he will give u a poper driver link for ur printer

Mar 31, 2008 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Won't recognize the printer

You need to install the drivers for your A3000. Be sure you have the CD disk or drivers downloaded from Canon's web site.

Mar 18, 2008 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Compaq A3000 Drivers won't install in Windows XP Home

Ths looks like a not properly removed software. What you can do is to remove the software manually by removing all the files and registry keys. But do this at your own risk. I suggest that you do a backup of your computer first

Nov 24, 2007 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Hi, There are no drivers listed on the Compaq site yet for Vista operating system for your printer yet but gettin in contact with them for an immediat upgrade notice is probably your best bet.
It also appears that HP also handle some of this printers downloads so you may be able to get it from there too.

Let us know how you go.

Nov 20, 2007 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Can't install the driver

Compaq never made a driver for this model that was for Vista. You can try downloading the XP drivers from Sometimes these drivers will work with Vista, sometimes not. If not, Maybe compaq will put out a driver for Vista in the future.

Sep 12, 2007 | Compaq A3000 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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