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Unable to add printer to Vista

I can't seem to add my xerox network printer to my new laptop running Vista.
This is the message I get:
"Windows cannot connect to the printer. There is not enough memory to complete this operation. Please close some programs and try again"
Needless to say, I'm not running any programs.

Your help will be highly appreciated.

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Re: Unable to add printer to Vista

Well here are the steps

Solution Install a Print Driver (Add a Printer) Included With the Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System to Print Via TCP/IP bttn_print.gifMake Printable bttn_email.gifEmail this page elem_1_spacer.gif NOTE: This solution uses the print driver for this product that has been included with the Vista OS. No additional driver files are required to install the printer.

  1. Click on the [Start] button, and then click on [Control Panel]. The Control Panel window will be displayed.
  2. Click on the [Printers] link under the Hardware and Sound section. The Printers window will be displayed.
  3. Click on [Add a Printer]. The Add Printer Wizard will be displayed.
  4. Click on [Add a Local Printer].
  5. Click on the [Create a new port] radio button, and then select [Standard TCP/IP Port] from the Type of Port pull-down menu.
  6. Click on [Next].
  7. Select [TCP/IP Device] from the Device Type pull-down menu.
  8. Enter the IP address of the printer in the Hostname or IP address field. The port name will automatically be entered in the Port name field. The port name can be modified; however, it is recommended to use the port name provided.

    NOTE: The IP address of the printer can be found on the Configuration Page. See the Related Items below for additional information.

  9. Click on [Next].
  10. Select [Xerox] from the Manufacturer section, and then select the corresponding printer model from the Printers section.
  11. Click on [Next].
  12. Enter a name for the printer in the Printer name field, and then select whether or not to set the printer as the default.
  13. Click on [Next].
  14. Click on [Do not share this printer], and then click on [Next].
  15. Click on [Finish].

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