Cannon customer service is no good however i got this mf 5550 and had change to windows vista and im printing with no problem
i tried this better and it works
shut off your computer
disconnect the usb cable to the computer from the printer
a wait 5 minutes connect the usb cable tot he computer from your printer and turn your computer again.
this is what i had done with my desktop and laptop and luckily it works.
buying a cannon product is good but if you got some issue your on your own
Had the same issue. When I contacted Canon they stated that they are not devoting resources to creating new drivers for older hardware. Interestingly in talking to others with HP printers - it seems that much older printers seem to have new drivers that work with Vista.
After all of this I have decided to buy from a different manufacturer (HP) next time around.
Called and emailed canon to complain. they said in email that they will let the "higher-ups" know my concerns but as of yet they have decided to not look into making vista drivers so they can concentrate on newer machines.
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Re: windows vista drivers
Sadly if printer manufacturer doesnt support Vista then you are out of luck.
Sometimes if a printer has a big userbase, for example design studios or printing firms. Then a 3rd party might produce unofficial drivers.
I have had a look but cannot see anywhere that are offering Vista drivers.
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Well, win xp is absolutly more fun as OS then win 2000:)
To upgrade to win xp will be no problem since Toshiba have drivers for ir. To upgrade to VISTA will...or can give you problem since there arent any drivers for that Tecra S1.
Philips PC Camera SIC4750 is only compatible with OS Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows 2000 & Win XP. (Only 32Bit system ie x86)
FAQ from Philips(Ref. Link) Question: Can I use my webcam with Windows 7 or Vista ? Answer:- At the time this webcam was designed, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems did not exist yet. Unfortunately, the internal hardware of the webcam does not match the requirements of these operating systems. Therefore we cannot provide a software upgrade (driver upgrade) to support Windows Vista or Windows 7. We apologize that we are not able to support you in this matter.
Too bad Philip do not provide the drivers if your are Using Vista or Win 7 or any x64Bit system.
Good idea, Windows 7 is NO good if your equipment is less than a few months old... Pre 2008 stuff just isn't compatible. IMHO Win 7 is OK for brand new stuff, Otherwise I stick to XP... see everything works with XP..or nearly so.
My Canon PIXMA MP500, purchased in mid-2006, came with the (then) ScanSoft OmniPage SE2 software on a CD. The PC had WinXP Installed. I had no use for the ScanSoft it so I made no effort to install it. Fast Forward: Two PC crashes later, July 2009. Using Win Vista Home Premium LOST, important WinWord document file, only a hard copy available. I tried to recover, scanning the "Xerox" copy. The SE Version of OmniPage was very complicated but I succeeded in producing a replacement *.doc file.
It appears that newer editions of WinVista contain the right printer drivers for this Canon Model.
I am not sure of your question. Lexmark model x83 has drivers only for Win Xp and Win 2,000. Unless they. Lexmark elect to have their software people write or develop a driver for Win VISTA for this model printer ,no one else ever will. Maybe call or write to them.
Their is a 20% off printer upgrade offer on a VISTA compatable printer.
Your other option is to downgrade to WIndows Xp. I personally see no advantages to VISTA , at least for me. Xp is much faster.
According to Canon, the CanoScan N650u/N656U is not compatible with Windows Vista. They have not released a compatible driver. You could attempt to use a different driver, but that causes the system to become unstable and crash often, if it works at all. I recommend upgrading to a Vista-compatible scanner.
To use it with Windows Vista, you must install the driver software for Windows Vista.
The Windows XP drivers for your product cannot be used under Windows Vista.
Easy-WebPrint and PhotoRecord do not support Windows Vista.
Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows Vista :
upgrading your OS from Windows XP to Windows Vista, delete / uninstall
all the Windows XP driver software first; then, upgrade the OS to
Windows Vista and install Vista driver software. If you have already upgraded your computer's OS to Windows Vista :
Delete / uninstall the Windows XP drivers before installing Vista drivers.