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shalin wadhwani Posted on May 01, 2007
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Driver problem i have a LX 300 + .... when i install the driver of this printer .. the test page does not print ok .... but when i installed the LX 300 Driver ... it print all the document in ok ...... i want to install the orignal deriver and print the documents ... as it gives me problems in my other softwares ... i am using XP as OS ...

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You may have to come to a happy medium on this printer, or, perhaps there is a dip-switch setting (on the printer) needing to be changed. You could also try one of the other Epson printer drivers. Perhaps you can find one which will get the desired results

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EPSON FX SERIES (136): Used for FX wide carriage printers
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