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Switch from Windows 2000 to vista lost functionality

I just switched fromm windows 2000 to Vista. When I plugged the printer in Vista installed the driver. But I now no longer have the ability to select double-sided printing from the Page Layout tab I think poster printing is missing as well. I don't see any appropriate drivers for this on the epson site either (vista)

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  • kkbach Apr 06, 2008

    I have already tried that - did not work.



    Thanks and if you can think of anything else let me know

  • kkbach Apr 10, 2008

    Yes sort of - I now how have some if the functions back - at least one of the more important ones - according to Epson the rest are not going to be supported in Vista.



    Thanks for the help

  • kkbach Apr 10, 2008

    Yes sort of - I got one of the more important functions back - according to Epson the rest are not going to be supported in Vista



    Thanks


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Here is the Twain driver and utilities for Windows Vista

it might work....

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

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    Dave MacPhee Apr 08, 2008

    OK, let's try using Windows Vista Drivers instead of Epson's drivers: 1st, uninstall all drivers/software for the Epson Printer, then Follow these steps:




    1. Set up your computer.


    2. Connect a USB cable to your computer and then to your Epson product.


    3. Turn on your Epson product. After a moment, you see this screen:




    4. Select Locate and install driver software (recommended). Your Epson product drivers install automatically. (You may need to select this option more than once during installation.)


    5. Close any open windows on your screen.

  • Dave MacPhee
    Dave MacPhee Apr 08, 2008

    * sorry, you will see this screen during step 3:



  • Dave MacPhee
    Dave MacPhee Apr 10, 2008

    did this work?

  • Dave MacPhee
    Dave MacPhee Apr 11, 2008

    well, at least you got the most important ones working!

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