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Cannot Install it Successfully

Cannot get it to work under windows xp. Installed Linemode drivers but whenever I send a print command, I get red error lights and a beep

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Switch the printer off.
Press the online button, while your turning the printer on again!
keep the online button pressed, til the error light glows.

now stop pressing the online button. push it again one time. now you can print.

You just switched to the line mode. there are two different drivers for page mode and line mode!

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Restart you computer. Turn your printer off, wait 20 seconds and turn it back on again. Load up software you use to talk to the printer.

What interface are you using to connect to the printer?

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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