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Dell 720 printer on vista

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I'm trying to get a dell 720 printer to wok with vista. I've downloaded the vista driver from the dell site, but when I try to run it the installation wizard always snags on a bit where it asks me to connect the printer cable. It just says that the installation can't go on until the printer is connected and then refuses to recognise that it is. The cable is definitely connected (vista itself keeps recognising the printer and trying to 'help' by set up drivers). And the power is on, what am I doing wrong?

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2008

    Have 720 printer that will not connect with Vista Windows when installed it says usb not connected or power connection not made.

  • Student56 Feb 06, 2008

    I decided to let vista have a go at setting up the drivers and it worked (admittedly on it's third attempt), how or why I honestly have no idea.

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    telling me to connect using a usb cable when in fact it is connected using a usb. software loaded 2 times. Yup, it's vista and Dell. Hello?

  • bible1 Aug 03, 2008

    When I print it says printer is not connected but it is.

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    I have no installation CD and am not sure whether the Dell 720 printer if compatible with my laptop which has Windows Vista.

  • estepdonna Sep 09, 2008

    Will Not Work or Print . Dell Inkjet720 Printer

  • thuria200061 Nov 07, 2008

    I have the same problem I have Dell printer and vista so could you helpe me

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Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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The solution work great after a lot looking for answers! The thing that I did not like about it was the down load time but that not your problem but mine. Thanks again.
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The drivers below are a 32 or 64 bit machine. You can find out which your system is my click on start and right clicking on my computer and from the drop down menu select properties. It will tell which your machine has.


This is for 32 bit
http://support.euro.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R149368&formatcnt=1&libid=0&fileid=198387

This is for a 64 bit

http://support.euro.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=uk&cs=ukdhs1&l=en&s=dhs&releaseid=R149373&formatcnt=1&libid=0&fileid=198392

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