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I purchased a new computer HP VISTA BUSINESS and I would like to know if I can use my Lexmark Printer X-4270 with it. I tried using the disk that came with the printer but it does not show a Vista computer (and it does not work).

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Yes it is compatible!

I found the driver here.

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Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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    Let me know if I can help further.

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Hello blass538,

If you go to http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi you can download the Vista driver for your printer model. I hope this helps. Good luck to you and thank you for using FixYa!!

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You must need a VISTA driver for your printer to work again...

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