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Alps MD 5000P Vista Drivers

Hi, I'm looking for drivers for my MD 5000 so I can use it with my Vista O/S . Thanks Doug

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  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    How about vista64

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    I would love to find a Vista 64 driver for my Alps MD 5000.

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There aren't any.

You can try the XP drivers if you're using Vista 32, but there is just no way to use these printers on Vista 64

Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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    fcollingwood Jul 17, 2008

    To cobraboy - you better tell that to my computer then.....because I've got it working with no issues.

    Read the post - 32bit XP drivers on 32 bit vista. There are no drivers for vista64.


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NO WAY, XP drivers absolutely do not work in Vista. You will get an error message after "successful installation" telling you that you must have a different version of windows, etc. etc.
(I even bought a BOGUS disc from a **** on eBay stating Vista compatability but was a total lie)

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

Ooooh., it sucks.
absolutely.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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Alps md driver error


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For the ALPS printers, make sure you are using Windows XP SP2 or older. There are no Win 7 drivers and there can be problems with a Win XP SP3. Join the Yahoo ALPS group. In the files section they have a full description of the problem along with a work around. It usually is a conflict with the bi-directional communication and the LPT port. The LPT port needs to be motherboard based - not an add-on card.

I hope this works.

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There are WinXP drivers for the MD-4000. You can find them in the files section in the Yahoo ALPS Group. There are some conflicts with the Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and the ALPS printers. It is best to connect to a computer running SP2 and has a parallel port. The ALPS group also has the Twain for the Scanner. The MD-4000 does require a carrier to scan things.

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Looking for driver or software for alps md 5000 printer.. i havethe printer but no software and need help ..or where can i get it ..


1st You download Printer Driver. Alps Printer Driver After this install the Printer driver in the system.
Installation of Printer Driver
  • Go to the control panel
  • Click on the System Icon
  • Click on the Hardware Tab
  • Click on the Device Manager then
  • Select the Unknown Device or printer device where yellow Question Marks sign on it.
  • Right click on it and uninstall it.
  • After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
  • Driver installation Wizard start.
  • Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
  • Driver will be install.

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I need the updated alps md 5000 printer driver


Join the Yahoo Group for ALPS printers. They have a great file section with updated drivers.

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Hello,

There isn't any Vista and Windows 7 drivers for this printer. The manufacturer still hasn't produced any. This is really sad because I have the same printer and I have to stick with XP just to be able to use it.

- HotRatchet

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I am looking for win xp drivers for my alps MD 5000


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Driver and software disc lost for Alps MD1000


Join the Alps mailing list at YahooGroups. The drivers are in the files section.

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Alps/

No Vista, 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP only

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NEED TO HAVE INSTALL SOFTWARE FOR wINDOWS VISTA


Join the Alps mailing list at YahooGroups. The drivers are in the files section.

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Alps/

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Do you repair Alps MD 5000 printer


Unfortunately, this website is not a repair shop, but I'll give you what help I can....

Printhead problems are not repairable in the US or Europe any longer. You best bet is to upgrade to an MD-5500, which you can find here: http://www.alps-supplies.com

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Drivers for the md-5000


Join the alps and alpsdecal lists at http://groups.yahoo.com. The driver is in the files section of one of the groups.

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