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Unable to install lexmark 8300 series

I have a vista - inspiron 531 and all in one lexmark disc is not recognized with I try to run diskett.
How can I have the all in one printer with my new system without additonal expense.... printer used to work with my old XP system....

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You will be able to download the correct Vista software from here:
www.lexmark.com
Click "Drivers" and follow the buttons for your printer name and model number.

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You can find the set-up manual of your printer here.....www.lexmark.com/publications/eng/8300/index.html
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Hey guys,, Well you can try this and this will help(by all means it should)

METHOD 1
restore your system to a previous date (one before you installed the printer off the xp cd)
Install the driver's using the windows vista drivers..

METHOD 2(RECOMMENDED BUT MORE DIFFICULT)
THE FIRST THING IS TO REMOVE THE OLD DRIVERS

ensure your printer is connected to your computer and the power is on

step 1.) click start / right click computer and select properties
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or START / Controll panel
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3.) Click View then show hidden devices

4.) right click on the printer and click uninstall

5.) Unplug your printer usb from your computer

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ps REMEMBER NOT TO PLUG IN YOUR PRINTER UNTIL THE SETUP SOFTWARE TELLS YOU TO DO SO

BTW IF YOU CONT HAVE THE VISTA DRIVERS YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THEM FROM THE MANUFACTURES WEB SITE

let me know if you got any problems ..


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