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Why cant Dell AIO924 printer print from Vista32 & Linux desktop?

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  • bhchew4u Mar 01, 2009

    Thank you so much for advising.

    I saw the above page at Dell's website before enquiring. The problem is two fold:
    a) I tried the usual way of installing the drivers into Vista 32 (they are the same anyway with Visa), got everything installed, wire connected, but when I started printing, there is dialog box that opened and it says "error.. no connection".
    b) I tried in Linux (another PC). After installing Ubantu 8.10, it did a auto-scan and found the 924 AIO printer settings. Afterwhich, when I tried to print any document, it got the same message as above. So, I tried to find the driver and went to "Printer configuration", but under the "Make and Model", there wasnt any Dell AIO924 driver available...

    Frustrating! And if this cannot be resolved, I will junk the printer and change to a HP compataible.


  • bhchew4u Apr 13, 2009

    I solved it!.. Just unplug the USB printer cable and plug it again. On the printer and viola... dont know why it works this time (cos I have been threatening it that I will junk it away...haha). But it is the 4th day and it still works on the PC with Vista-32.

    As for Linux, another day perhaps...


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Per the manual at ("http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/924/en/om_en/om_en.pdf" if you don't have it) on page 13:

"
This printer is compatible with:
Windows® 2000
Windows® XP
Windows Vista®"

don't know if Vista 32 is the same as Vista, but you may want to go to the site at ("http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/product_support/en/printers/aio?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~section=009") to find updated drivers for the printer. good luck!

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