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Windows 98 OS compatibility with XP printer

I ve a Windows XP and Vista compatible printer and my computer has Windows 98 OS. Im finding it difficult to load the machine on my PC as the printer is not compatible with Windows 98 and has a network interface of USB 2.0. can that be done without changing the OS ?

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Get a converter or USB 2.0 power adapter. or else use your printer on network sharing.. thats would be the best way,.

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    4. under the 'Compatibility mode' section, check the box that says 'Run this program in the compatibility mode for:'
    5. then choose 'windows 98' from the dropdown menu
    6. click ok when done
    Good luck and I hope this helps! : )

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