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I have new computer and it has vista operation I have the 8300 series. I need your help.The 8300 is not compatible.

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Hey,

The lexmark drivers and software required for installing the printer is available at www.lexmark.com

Select Drivers & downloads then driver finder.

Type in your model x2350 for example

Select your windows version

Download the setup program.

1.Download software
2.Run the downloaded setup
3.Plugin the printer when asked
4.Done

Thanks,
Ekse


if there are no drivers available for vista then your only option is to use a general vista driver or buy a new printer.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

  • Ekse Mar 05, 2009

    remember to enter x8300 into the search field at lexmark.com without the x the list might not find your model. Vista drivers Should be available and if they are not drop lexmark a email and reguest them.



    Please double check the model number, vista drivers are available for x8350



    x8300 is not listed at all.



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