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Lexmark 4227 Plus Matrix Printer on Vista

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I cannot print in Lexmark 4227 Plus dot Matrix Printer using Vista, while I can using XP. Any ideas to solve the problem?
Is there any available driver on the net?

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George

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Operating System Printer Driver Installation Procedure
NOTE: This procedure involves driver installation and port creation using Microsoft's Standard TCP/IP printing.

Step Action Click on Image 1 Click on the Microsoft logo start button. Lexmark 4227 Plus Matrix Printer on Vista - pattlnk_3212007_1551-vistastrtsm.jpg 2 Click on Control Panel. Image 3 Click on Hardware and Sound. NOTE: Classic Mode users can double-click directly on the printer icon. Image
4 Select Add a printer.
Click for Image 5 Network installation
Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer (for direct IP printing, network print queues - \computernameprintername, etc.)
NOTE: For printers connected via LPT1 (parallel), select Add a Local printer (e.g. IEEE- 1284 compliant printer cable, etc.)
Image 6 Observe Searching for available printers...
Upon completion, select (highlight) your printer, and click Next.
Your printer's IP address will be displayed under the printer description. Use the IP address obtained under Recommended above.
Available Windows Vista Search options:

  • Stop Search - Select this if you can identify your printer prior to search completion.
  • Search Again - If your printer does not appear,determine whether the printer is on the same segment of the networkand confirm successful communication with the printer.
HINT: Windows Vistawill only search the local subnet. If you are confident that theprinter is communicating over the network, select The printer that I want is not listed and try to add the printer's IP address manually.
Image 7 Observe Detecting the TCP/IP Port...
NOTE: Windows will automatically move to the next page when the detection is finished.
Image 8 Observe Detecting the driver model...
NOTE:
Windows will automatically move to the next page when the detection is finished.
Image 9 The Printer name will appear, click Next.

Optional: If youwould like a distinctive printer name and do not want this printer tobe your default (i.e. main) printer, enter a different printer name and deselect Set as the default printer. Image 10 Observe Installing printer... Image 11 Upon completion, a Windows test page will print. You can verify the printer's installation by opening the printer's window.

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