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Windows 8.1 problem with AIO 920 printer drivers

Q: Windows 8.1 problem with AIO 920 printer drivers

I am having problems with my dell AIO 920 printer since I upgraded form Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

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Preferred Solution: Windows 8.1 problem with AIO 920 printer drivers

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


I am having problems with my dell AIO 920 printer since I upgraded form Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

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My Network driver is realtek RTL8168b (NDIS 6.0) and one of the vista 's available updates is for this driver,However whenever I install this update,It became impossible to access the internet.I wonder if any one give me some advice?
I also have a question that whether the driver for my canon LBP 1200 printer available for vistax64?

A:Problem with network and printer drivers!!!

Roll back the network driver then goto windows update and right click on the update and choose hide and it will not download or install that update. I can't find a driver for vista64.

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Hello, i'm using a printer called Versajette M300. I was install drivers, but then i did the test page and it says that it failed to print, so i uninstall versajette and reinstall it, same thing happen. so i unplug it and download vista drivers, and then the strange printer happened, i plug the printer in the usb and won't recognize it. Any help would be great.


A:Solved: printer and drivers problem

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I have an HP OfficeJet K-80 printer/copier/scanner. It worked OK until recently. I could print or copy but not scan. HP Image editor software would not respond to any of my clicks. So, I uninstalled then installed 3 times. Each time I get an error message near the end of the installation process:

"Unable to start the application--the Java Virtual Machine cannot be loaded. Class not registered."

I don't know where the required Java software is supposed to be located nor where I can obtain it.

A:Problem reinstalling printer drivers

I'm working with HP tech support on this problem. It turns out that Java VM is not included in my current version of XP/SP2. I tried downloading Java from Sun's site, but got an error message there also when I tried to install the package.

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I got a problem here I'm wondering if you can think of a way around it.

Ok here's the scenario:

We have 5 or 6 users sharing a local printer off of an XP workstation over a LAN (the printer itself is not on the network). The main user is able to use it and so are the other XP and 2000 users sharing it, but those using NT are not able to. When attempting to install the printer on the NT workstations I get an error saying that the server (the XP workstation) doesn't have an appropriate driver and that one must be installed locally.

So that's fine, I download the exact driver from HP and unzip it and browse to it when setting up the printer, but for some reason I get the an error saying that the driver is unknown - now I am 100% sure that the driver is correct, so I don't know why I get this error. I

I tried to think of some other ways to set it up, but with no success. I tried installing it locally through the host computer's IP address as the port, but realized that was retarded since it should be the printer's IP address I should be using and it's doesn't have one b/c it's not on the network.

I downloaded and tried the complete NT driver set for that printer and I still got that same error.

Any ideas? Thanks!!!

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I am trying to install the drivers for my Lexmark Z32 printer. However, when I try to install the software, the system insists on offering me only to option of installing to LPT1. However, my printer is USB. Can anyone offer me a lead on this problem?

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you,

A:Problem installing printer drivers for Lexmark Z32

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Hi ,
    I try to install the software and driver ,but everytime only install to 99% and come up error for install. I already try use window to add the printer and doesn't work ,now also I cannot use the wireless to print ,please help to find out the problem.

A:Need HP Printer drivers for Windows 10- LaserJet Pro MFP M12...

Hi, Where do you get the installation package ? Is it the following one ?         http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/COL51561/Im-124830-4/LJPro_MFP_M127-M128_full_solution_1524... Regards.

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Hi Friends,
am new to Windows vista printer drivers
am supposed to work on that project...so can any body help me in
1. what to read and how to start
2.where to start exactly.

please provide me a path of where to start and what to read .


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I have two unused printer drivers in windows xp, home edition that I can't remove. My software programs wnt to keep degaulting to them and since the printers don't exist, I am unable to print. When I go to control panels, printers, the icons for these two printers are still there, with the word under them "deleting" in light gray text. I have tried removing in safe mode, and that doesn't work either. Suggestons?

A:cna't remove printer drivers from windows xp

In control panel cick on view then customize and check description bar. You should then see a red pc icon with an x through it. Click on it and select to delete the printer then reboot.

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How come there are no drivers for the HP LaserJet 2600n printer on Windows Vista. If anyone knows how to get around this problem then please let me know.


A:Printer Drivers for Windows Vista

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I just set up my new Dell with Windows 7. I connected it to my Brother MFC-8840D printer with a USB connection. Windows 7 recognized the printer and set it as default. But I cannot print anything. I called Brother, and the person said that the proper driver was in the computer. However, she then sent me an email which indicated that Brother does not offer a driver for this unit with Windows 7, but that an appropriate driver can be found on Windows Update. I had no success going to Windows Update. Does anyone have an idea (short of having to buy a new printer)?


A:Windows 7 and Drivers for a Brother Printer

I'd try to get clarification from the tech support person about getting a working driver via Windows Update, and why it didn't work for you.

If Brother has a Vista driver try that.

Or try the Vista or XP driver using the Troubleshoot Compatibility option (assuming you have a self-installing executable right click on it to get that option). You can spend the better part of an afternoon with the "recommended" settings, and with XP or Vista with various service pack levels. Oh, and sometimes this works. Start reading from post # 18 in this thread to see how this technique worked for some USB wireless adapters.

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Hi all,

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 (32 bit), but now my Lexmark All-In-One X74-X75 printer drivers aren't compatible... well, kind of.

When I first reinstalled the drivers after the upgrade, I was able to use the scan facility of the printer, and print jobs could queue up for printing, but they would not print. When I attempted to update drivers, uninstall/reinstall, etc, I was told the installation was unsuccessful.

I could not find any drivers for my model printer on the Lexmark site, but I was hoping someone out there may have some tips on how I can get around this problem.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.



A:Printer drivers compatible with Windows 7

That is an old printer, there are no W7 drivers available for it, time for an upgrade.



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I helped a friend upgrade his work computer from Windows 7 to 8. It mostly all went well except for two problems:

1. It doesn't want to run login scripts for their Windows SBS 2011 server, and
2. It won't recognize any printer we try to install.

I unjoined it from the network, and deleted the computer from the server, so now there shouldn't be any conflict with the server...

The first printer we tried to get to work was an HP P1006, and when we didn't have any luck, we tried a brand new Brother HL2270DW, but we STILL cannot get it to work, even though Brother tech support said it should.

Here's the last thing I tried: I went to devices and printers, click on any printer device, and
then "Printer server properties" at the top...
then go to drivers tab,
then click "Add..." which brings up the Add Printer Driver Wizard,
then click Next, and
then Next again for only x86 drivers,
then click the "Windows Update" button, and
then, after a pause, I select Brother on the left,
then "Brother HL-2270DW Series" on the right,
then click next,
then click Finish, and...

I get an error that says

Driver Installation Error
Windows can't instal the Brother HL-2270DW series kernel-mode print driver. To obtain a driver that is compatible with the version of windows you are running, contact the manufacturer.

Kernel mode driver? Straight from Windows Update? What's up with that?

Any ideas, anyone?

Thanks in advance,


A:Can't install any printer drivers, even from Windows Updat

Do you have a driver disc for the Brother? Its best to install devices using the vendor supplied drivers (either download or disc) than the way you are doing it. If you have a Vista or Win 7 driver it should be Win 8 compatible. However, if you only have an XP driver you can try installing it using the XP compatibility mode.

The same goes for the HP printer.

In most cases when installing devices such as a Printer, you FIRST run the vendor's installer and then only physically connect the device when the install program tells you.

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I have a network user and before Christmas I installed a new desktop PC with Windows 7 professional for her.

Setup and installation went smoothly until just recently. In the last 2 months, the PC "loses" the printer drivers for our Nashuatec MP 3300 multifunction office printer.

The printer still shows as installed in the Control Panel but the status shows as "Printer: Needs new driver". I then have to install the new drivers from the print server using my admin credentials. The PCthen retains the drivers until the next day when it loses them again.

Does anyone have any ideas?

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Hi, I have used a Mac most of my life and just got a new laptop today with Windows 8 on it and I am struggling, ANYWAY, I just plugged in the USB cable from my printer to the laptop and pressed print on a word document and it prints but im pretty sure its using coloured ink to print out the black and its taking forever just to print one page, the thing is the printer setting/options seem to be lacking, there is no option to choose black and white or reduce the quality etc, i didn't have to download drivers because it just picked the printer up, however, i tried to download the drivers to to see if that would fix the problem but it won't let me, when i got into the control panel to the printer i tried to click on download drivers but i get an error window pop up called RunDLL with a message saying There was a problem starting C:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\x64\3\ep0nb0lb.dll The specified module could not be found.

Then when i try to click on 'support' again i get an error message saying the link is incorrect.

When i went to the epson website and downloaded the drivers, it downloaded them but when i clicked on them it wouldn't let me open them, another error message...

I dont know my way around these windows computers so its probably something everyone knows except me : )

Helppppppp..very frustrating...thanks : )

A:new to windows from mac - wont download printer drivers

Have you tried going directly to the manufacturer's website and searching for the driver for your model of printer?

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My printer was working when i got it. now it doesnt.when i try to reinstall my photosmart c4180 printer it says internal error 2738 fatal error.Hp support could not help me the printing shop nor the computer shop did anything for me. the drivers cannot be installed from hp.com or the disk. The vista intallation disk was sent to me monday and it has the same results as the website. what is missing from my computer that the drivers wont install? im confused and i run a small business and need my printers. I had adware on my computer but no longer have it would that have killed my drivers permantly? Please help me

A:windows vista will not upload drivers for printer

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Hi all,

I have Windows 7 Professional, and I have an HP LaserJet 1200 printer I print to via a Macintosh. 7 sees the printer fine and connects fine, but I installed the HP Universal Print Driver 6.0, which is supposedly buggy. So now when I try to print, I only get print gibberish.

I have tried every possible way imaginable to change the driver manually, but I can't find out how to change or delete it. Does anyone know how? This is incredibly annoying becuase I can't print from my primary computer!

Other than this annoyance, I love 7!

Thanks in advance.


A:Solved: Delete Windows 7 Printer Drivers

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Is all the preinstalled printer drivers located in C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore or somewhere else?


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I experienced some sort of driver conflict that prevent Windows 8 Pro from starting, so I did a Refresh. Didn't understand how that worked, so I got the nasty surprise that all my desktop programs and drivers were uninstalled.

So I've been reinstalling everything and just when I've finally got everything else in order I find out I can't install any printer drivers at all, despite being Windows 8 certified drivers. Not even PDFLite.

I get the message "error while testing for existing printer" followed by message "printer installation error -1001 (0)".

What's up with Windows 8 refusing all my print drivers? :(

A:Can't install any printer drivers on Windows 8 after refresh

Next time, you might have better luck using System Restore, using a restore point from before the driver conflict. System Restore can be started from the Windows 8 Recovery Environment by selecting the Troubleshooting option, then selecting System Restore. You likely rebooted into the Windows 8 Recovery Environment when your system wouldn't restart successfully.

The Windows 8 Recovery Environment is also available when booting your computer from a "repair disk" CD or DVD (you can type "recdisc" into the Search box available from the magnifying glass icon on the Windows 8 "Charms" bar, and then select the "recdisc.exe" icon to create such a disc). You can also create bootable USB from the "create a recovery drive" icon: type "Recovery" into the Search box, then select "Settings", then select the "create a recovery drive" icon.

The advantage to using System Restore is that most programs won't have to be reinstalled (and your personal files are kept safe, as well).

RE: your present printer predicament
1) Unplug any connected printers. Power off wireless printers.
2) Remove any printers listed in the "Devices & Printers" applet in Control Panel.
3) If a Windows 8 driver is available from the printer's manufacturer's website, download the one that matches your version of Windows (64-bit or 32-bit).
4) Reboot.
5) You can power on any wireless prin... Read more

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Hi I have had this issue for months since downloading windows 10 to my main computer, my laptop, and my prosurface 3. I have tried reloading an hp 209B, dell 1320c and another newer printer yet sold because I couldn't get any of them to work with my devices. Any suggestions. I have removed and tried to download driver again with no results. PLEASE HELP

A:windows 10 cannot download printer drivers on any printers

For the Dell have you tried the Windows 10 drivers from here ? :- http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/dell-1320c/drivers

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I have a USB multifunction laser printer. It is a Fuji Xerox CM205 f. I want to use printing and scanning.

I have the Win8 installation software from Fuji Xerox. The installation instruction says to connect and turn on printer and then install the software.
But I read that, when you connect a USB printer, Win8 will install the drivers. When then I install the Fuji Xerox software, then there are 2 printer installations?

So how should I do this?
Is it generally better to use the Win8 drivers? If yes, then I only have printer drivers and not the scan function.
Or should I use the Fuji Xerox installation. If yes, should I uninstall the Win8 drivers first before installing the Fuji Xerox software?

A:Printer install: drivers from Windows or from manufacturer

Installing the vendor's drivers should override the windows installed drivers. The vendor's drivers are needed for full functionality as you have found out.

I did that with all of the drivers in my system. I installed Win 8 and it installed the generic HD Audio Codec for the windows drivers and several other generic drivers. After installing Win 8, I installed the drivers from my motherboard vendor and it replaced the windows installed drivers with the motherboard vendor drivers.

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Hi to all.

I am having an annoing problem with shared printers.

The user that share a printer lose the default printer in any case when another user print on this shared and it turn immediatly default printer only for the user that share the printer.

The printer shared is a label printer without network port and all was working very well before this , in my opinion, unusefull improve.

All user have the " not manage default option" , win 10 pro but seems that "default option" do not effect at all with shared printers.

It is clear that is a very bad working for the sharing printer user that have to check every time what the actual default printer.

any suggestion or is it a win 10 bug ?


A:Shared printer problem with windows 10 printer default manage

Not a Windows bug. Helps to know the model and manufacturer of thr label printer.

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can someone tell me where Windows 2000 server store all printer drivers after I instal a new driver??


A:Where store Windows 2000 server printer drivers?

If you need drivers for a spesific printer, check the manufacturer's website.

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I just bought an ASUS Ultrabook with Windows 8 64bit OS and cannot find a driver for my Dell v310 Wireless All-in-One printer that is compatible with Win 8. Does anyone know where I can find a driver that will work? I am printerless right now. Thanks!

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3981 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, 1798 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 190775 MB, Free - 157775 MB; D: Total - 264644 MB, Free - 264520 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., S400CA
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled

A:Windows 8 Drivers for Dell v310 Wireless Printer

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I currently have an AL-1540CS printer that's hooked up to the USB port of my PC. I went to the official SHARP Website to search for the drivers of it and I downloaded them. The problem is whenever I try to install the drivers it says:

"The installer has detected an unsupported operating system. This software can only be installed in the following operating systems: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista"

After it shows this message it just closes. I tried using it with compability mode, but it won't work either with any settings. I contacted SHARP, but no answer from them yet.

Any help?

A:Printer drivers not installing on Windows 7 due to compability issues.

This is SHARP's response:

"Thank you for contacting Sharp Electronics Corporation.

Currently, there is no software available for your copier that is compatible with Windows 7. We do have the software CD available for purchase, however, this will only work with Windows XP. We have no timetable on the release of any software at this time."

What the heck? Are you kidding me? I now have an unusable printer. Is there anyway I could fix this?

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Can anyone tell me and give me a step-by-step instruction how to synchronize MS Outlook 2007 with the printer HP Office Jet Pro 8500?

All I want to accomplish is to make a 'Scan to Email' and MS Outlook being the program responsible for it and therefor automatically should open. I had done this with dozens of printers but somehow can't get it accomplished with the HP Office Jet Pro 8500.

What I do is:

- Click 'Scan' (on the printer touch-screen menu)
- Click 'Scan to Email' (on the printer touch-screen menu)

Then, the following message appears:

No Network Connection
To use this feature, the All-In-One must be connected to the network
For more information, see the documentation

I DO NOT want a network connection or anything. I just want MS Outlook to be the responsible program..... plain and simple - nothing fancy or special...

Everything else, fax, printer & copy, work without any problems at all.

Please help....

Thanks a lot,

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I have 100 windows 7 pc's on this network and only 1 pc is having this problem with 2 printers.  For 6 months now I have been googling and trying to fix the issues with 2 of her 5 printers showing "offline".  All printers are installed
the same way via the server here on site.  And only 2 of them are continually having this issue. 

I have changed SNMP
All the printers are on a static IP already
I have uninstalled and reinstalled the printers via the server
I manually deleted the ports and reinstalled them manually using add printer/add port wizard
I have deleted the print queue and restarted print spooler on both her machine and my server
I reinstalled the print spooler on the local machine
I updated to the most recent manufacturers drivers for the printers

The printers in question are a Xerox 7800 and a Kyocera 5050 copier/scanner.  Al these printers are working and operatin fine on every other machine on the network here even while this one machine is showing offline.  I am at wits end with this
issue.  We have 2 of us in IT that serve this office and 7 remote offices to the tune of 300 employees (i know, its ridiculous), and I do not have an easy way to just rebuild her machine as we are swamped/this is a production machine/i dont have a temp
machine that I can put her on that will have all the applications she will need.  If someone has some magic they can send in a box I would be beyond grateful.

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My Mom has an HP laptop. She recently purchased a new HP printer and I have been trying for the last 4 days to get it to install/connect. I've been in touch with HP but the links they provide aren't resolving the issues.

First, using the CD that came with the printer: hangs up at around 85-90%. It doesn't not show up as installed. I copied the CD to the desktop, modified Setup.exe in CFFExplorer and Run as Administrator and it appears to completely install; however, when I go to Device Manager, it says no driver is found. I sometimes have the option to update and sometimes that seems to work but I can't access it through Add a Printer (which has the green bar run across the top, then pulsate and freeze).

Trying to install using the driver I download from HP results in no installing screen appearing but it does hang up in the background and the only way to stop it is to Restart. The same thing happens if I try to use HPs Wizard.

I've installed several HP printers through the years and not had this much trouble. That doesn't even include the dozens of times I've had to reinstall my own HP printer because of its contrariness!

Additionally, attempts to uninstall the old printer results in it hanging up/freezing soon in to the process, whether I try to uninstall from the Start menu, file or Uninstall program. I'm not even being able to get the Windows Updates to install - that process also just hangs up/freezes. FYI - I've not checked her machine in a while so there are ma... Read more

A:Unable to install printer drivers, uninstall old printer, update Windo

Hi columbia93, welcome to 7F!

Printers are touchy animals, when installing any printer you have to follow the install procedures exactly as described by the manufacturer.

This may be the root cause:

FYI - I've not checked her machine in a while

Not that you haven't been able to check it, but there may be an accumulation of problems on your Mom's machine that also are stopping the update process.

I am trying to find one of 7F's tutorials on improving performance of a computer, but it boils down to cleaning out all detritus that a machine can accumulate of a period of time.
I did find this but there is another one: Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover The first three options would help

Run Antimalware/virus scans, run a Check Disk then a sfc /scannow then try to uninstall that old printer driver, and if that works shut down the machine, and try to install the printer without the HP disk, when it looks, but asks if you have the disk say no and allow the OS to install what it has.
It is my understanding that HP Printer drivers already come with Windows 7.

But do the cleanup first and see if that helps.

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please help me out in finding the study material regarding windows vista printer drivers.

A:Can any body provide me some study stuff on windows vista printer drivers

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I use Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. My problem is: Whenever I try to print something (word, pdf, or any other file); printer spooler stops working and when I check the “Devices and Printers” all the printer drivers seem to be disappeared.

I checked the “Print Spooler” in the “Services” tool; and set the "Recovery after subsequent failures" option to “Restart the Service”. Therefore all the printer drives coma back after 1 minute. However the spooler stops immediately again when the uncompleted printing job starts; hence I can not print anything more than a page.

Earlier in this forum, someone posted that Microsoft issued a hotfix for this problem ( hotfix 2388142) which can be downloaded from article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-US;2388142.

I downloaded this hotfix and tried to install, however it gives an error message of: “The update is not applicable to your computer” and quits installation.

I did uninstall and reinstall all the printer drives, but this did not help either.
Any suggestion?

A:Printer spooler keeps stopping and printer drivers keep disappearing

Yeah, I had the same issue. Even when I went into services and restarted it, it would shut back down and the printers would disappear. I tried working with the registry like a few suggested, but didn't help. The only fix that worked for me was to go back about a week on the restore point, and then all the printers reappeared and worked...

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I use Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. My problem is: Whenever I try to print something (word, pdf, or any other file); printer spooler stops working and when I check the ?Devices and Printers? all the printer drivers seem to be disappeared.

I checked the ?Print Spooler? in the ?Services? tool; and set the "Recovery after subsequent failures" option to ?Restart the Service?. Therefore all the printer drives coma back after 1 minute. However the spooler stops immediately again when the uncompleted printing job starts; hence I can not print anything more than a page.

Earlier in this forum, someone posted that Microsoft issued a hotfix for this problem ( hotfix 2388142) which can be downloaded from article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-US;2388142.

I downloaded this hotfix and tried to install, however it gives an error message of: ?The update is not applicable to your computer? and quits installation.

I did uninstall and reinstall all the printer drives, but this did not help either.
Any sugge... Read more

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Hi guys,

Kind of annoying problem here... I have an HP LaserJet 1200 hooked up via USB to a Mac that is running 10.5 (Leopard). For the printer's first 5 years or so everything was great. I could get new computers set up to print to the printer with no troubles, until recently.

Recently, I upgraded my computer to Windows 7 and wanted to get the printer working again. I attempted to install the printer using the HP LaserJet 1200 PCL 6 printer drivers. It connected to the printer alright, but every time I printed it came out with a PCL XL Error: "Error: UnsupportedProtocol" instead of my document.

Now, every time I try to connect a new computer (Windows 7 or Windows XP, doesn't matter) the printer automatically installs the PCL 6 driver for the printer... which always prints out an error instead of the document I want. I can't find a way to manually choose the driver when I'm adding it because it's a network printer, not one that's locally hooked up.

I tried installing the PCL 5 driver manually, but the printer still ONLY wants the PCL 6 driver that gives me the errors. I tried to go to "Server Properties" while in Printers and Faxes to roll back the PCL 6 driver, but Windows can't find a driver to roll it back to.

Now, if I physically hook the printer up to the computer via a USB cable, it installs the PCL5 Driver and it works... but that's only when it's plugged directly in.

I'm extremely frustrated a... Read more

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Hey guys Its InferneX, I've recently changed one of my PC to Windows 8 and I'm already having a huge issue installing a printer I bought a new printer

Cannon Pixma MG3100 though whenever I try to install the drivers and all the other program from the disk I get this problem that shows?

Now I've already restarted the PC and I still get the same problem.
I tried installing it without the printer on the PC, now also there's another thing I don't get, which is when i plug in the printer to the USB the computer does recognizes it.
Now please could someone help me solve this issue please thank you for your time.

A:My printer Drivers wont install: MP Drivers?? please help

Did you check printer site for updated drivers?

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I work in IT doing Help Desk/Support for a company.

We want to give standard users restricted assess to a printer. If they are a manager they can print in colour, but if they are just a standard staff member they only get the option to print in black & white.

An example would be using a black & white driver for a colour printer. People who print to the Black & White device driver won't have the option for colour.

Is this possible and how so using Windows 10 & 7.

Thank you.

A:Creating two different printer drivers on the same printer?

I'm a Windows 7 person, however, perhaps I can give an educated guess. For the managers, create a color printer using the printer's provided drivers [or let Windows Update get them]. For the standard user, create a black and white printer coming as close to the specs of the color printer as possible. Let's say Zumba 2000A is the color printer. Give the managers Zumba 2000A. Give the standard users Zumba 1000A, the black and white printer. You will need to test from standard users' computers to see if this idea will work for each standard user. For a different reason, I did that once. I "created" an HP Laser Series II "printer" [which WU generously supplied the drivers for] , then installed my Brother HL-1440 [again WU generously provided the drivers for this printer also]. Solved my printing problem. Awhile later, finally, I was able to jettison both printers and just install the Brother printer correctly.

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I have a newly purchased HP Deskjet 3050A e-All-in-One Printer series - J611 which should be working with Windows 7, but when I try to install the device drivers I get a "Access is denied" error.

How can this be bypassed or fixed?

A:Cannot install HP printer drivers - "Access is denied" in Windows 7

Exactly how are you installing the driver?

Make sure the printer is switched off and is not connected by a USB cable.

When you attempt to install the driver, right-click it first and choose Run as Administrator. During the install, you'll be prompted when to switch the printer on and connect it.

You also need to make sure you are installing the 32-bit version of the driver as you have Windows 7 32-bit.


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win 8, 64 bit PC
Brother(company) thinks Windows updates or Av program updates can corrupt Printer/scanner drivers - i have to reinstall entire program after the company tired to fix problem to no avail when printer/scanner stopped scanning... does that sound possible ? thanks so much !

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Windows 7 Professional

Haven't had the need to use my printer in a couple of weeks, so I don't know when the problem started. It is a Brother HL-2270DW that has been problem free. There are tests that can be tried using the printer itself and it says it has a good connection and should be functioning.

Nevertheless, when I click on print, the available choices are Microsoft XPS Document writer and Fax; the Brother unit is not included as an option. When I enter the control panel and look at the devices, my printer is mentioned with a Troubleshooting necessary indicated, but letting the troubleshooter do its job does not provice any suitable result.

I returned to a restore point the 23 of this month, but am not wanting to go much further back, because except for the printer problem, my computer is working great, and I don't want to remove necessary updates, etc. that might create a whole new problem.

I have shut down for half minute and restarted the printer to see if it might provide a benefit, but when I restart the printer, it's self trouble shooting feature suggest that the unit is both attached and working properly. Toner is over 90% remaining. BTW it is wifi and my router seems to be working perfectly. Drivers are latest.

Thanks for any input!

A:Printer problem needs guru. Looks like Windows not Brother problem.

Do you have it setup as a wireless printer? If so, reinstall the printer driver but use a USB cable initially.
Once that is working then setup wireless.

If you don't have the CD or can't find it, the drive is available from the Brother web site (I have the same printer).

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Hello i Have the above problem while I try to share a printer on a domain network.
My windows firewall (localy) is also damage, is that the problem that I have to solve first?

Windows 8  - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties  [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved.  There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.   [OK]

A:Windows 8 - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved. There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. [OK]

You may need to reinstall the printer. Remove the printer driver from Control Panel\Programs and Features, then add the printer from Devices and Printers.

Please note that if the printer driver is not in the list in Devices and Printers, I suspect that the printer is currently not compatible with Windows 8. In this case I suggest you contact the printer manfuacturer for more information.
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I am using Windows 7 , recently my printer has stopped working on windows, when i connect it to ubuntu it works fine but on windows 7 it is not working, i have re-installed its driver but still its not working.

Please help me out on this one.



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I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit. I also have a printer, previously working on Windows XP. I installed it onto Windows 7 and it worked for a period of time, and suddenly stopped. I have tried to reinstall several drivers (all 64 bit, for XP, vista and seven) but to no avail. The printer is a Lexmark X3500 series (X3550) and is not responding to anything that it is meant to.
When I try to print in Microsoft Word, it tells me that the printer is inactive or disconnected. I have tried to disconnect and reconnect the USB cable but this did not do anything. I have also tried to take the power out and push the power button, but still nothing happens.
It has a non-pc interface, which is for scanning and reading USB sticks whist the PC is off. It works completely fine, and can scan images onto the computer as well.
The driver I installed was by Lexmark, and downloaded from Lexmark's website.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,
Daniel (14 YO)

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I have a difficulty with a Windows 10 printer not working off my laptop, which is a Acer Aspire E17. The curious thing is that the printer IS working off my desktop, which is a HP Pavilion. There are some curiosities about the Acer laptop malfunction. The control panel says for this printer ?driver is unavailable?. However I have tried downloading the driver to no effect. No such problem exists on the Pavilion desktop. I also got a reading saying on the laptop that the printer was in an ?error state?, but there is no such report on the desktop. I tried removing the printer from the control panel on the laptop, with the intention of reinstalling, but this didn?t seem to work. The printer is HP Envy series 5530.

I am quite perplexed about this. The printer works fine off the desktop but WILL NOT work off the laptop. I just don?t know why this is. Anybody any ideas? As always input is much appreciated.

A:Windows 10 Printer Problem

Do you have a disc that came with it.
I have an HP Envy 4504 that I use wire free,
You say it wont uninstall that maybe because it cant find the file,
If you have disc then reinstall using it, then see if it will uninstall.
Then restart laptop
Then put disc back in
Then follow whatever comes up.
You can either reconnect via cable or WI-FI
Let me know how you get on

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I have been given a hp envy printer 4520 for christmas it has wifi which I have been trying to set it to I have a cd but I can also go online to set up, I have tried both there is a little screen on the printer and I am told to input my user name and password the user name is easy because it is there in entirety but the password is difficult because a screen comes up with abc,def, rtc the one I have to start on is pqrs my password begins with s but when I hit pqrs only the p comes up. Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong.

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When I bought a new laptop with Windows 7, I had to upgrade the software for my HP 5600 series All-in-One. I can copy and print, as before, with no problem. I can also scan (as PDF docs) and print -- but with a big problem. The images print at about 80% original size. I have verfied that the problem is with the scanning function by printing (at 100% size) PDF files that I had scanned when my old laptop and old HP software were interfacing with my printer. What can I do to scan at 100%? NW

A:Windows 7 / HP printer problem

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Hello, background, I have a laptop with windows 7 installed. When I got the laptop, I had a Dell AIO 924 printer. The drivers for that printer only went up to XP but the materials I read said I could load the XP drivers and be OK. The issue is that every time I sent something to the printer it wouldn't print and the workaround was that I had to stop and then restart the print spool service. I thought that this was just due to the different OS from the drivers.

I recently got a Lexmark wireless printer, I uninstalled the Dell printer and installed the proper Lexmark drivers. I am still having to stop and restart the print spooler service, so now I know that the issue is with my machine.

Any ideas on what I can look into?

A:Windows 7 Printer Problem

It could very well be an issue with your new Printer. I have a HP OfficeJet 6310 and Windows 7 and it works 100% Flawlessly. I would recommend spending probably a little bit more on a good printer. The Dell Printer you had was probably OEM Model/Version of an HP All In One.

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on an HP all in one PC and I am having aproblem witth my printer as we recently changed ink cartridges and have since been unable to print anything in black.. everything prints in light grey or not at all. I am using a HP Photosmart 6525 Printer. Does anyonw know why, or how we can fix this?
Thanks In Advance,


A:Windows 7 Printer Problem

i found a troubleshooting guide for you. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product...--B2/5058334/model/5191793/document/c03760633

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I am not able to connect my hp laserjet 4L printer to my laptop which runs windows 7. Any suggestions?

A:hp 4L printer problem with windows 7

The 4L used a LPT1 cable, are you trying to connect directly or through a network print server and you have a software/driver problem?

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