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Printer Compatability Problems

by Stkxppro / August 5, 2009 11:39 AM PDT

Anyone know how to print in Compatability Mode on Windows 7, my Dell AIO 924 printer doesn't have Windows 7 drivers...Vista AND XP drivers don't work....or at least some way to get my printer to work...

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For now we wait.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 5, 2009 10:06 PM PDT

Since Windows 7 is not officially out you ask your printer maker WHEN they will issue drivers.

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If your talking about XP compatibility mode
by orlbuckeye / August 6, 2009 10:13 PM PDT

you have to install MS Virtual PC and then the XP mode. I'm not sure if the XP mode works with drivers but if it does you would have to start a virtual session of XP and install the XP driver for the device. I know this works for XP apps but not sure for drivers.

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drivers do not operate in compatibility mode
by ramarc / August 9, 2009 9:21 AM PDT

they're either vista/win7 compatible or unusable. you can try *(re)installing* the driver under vista compatibility mode, but if driver the checks the os version and doesn't recognize win7, it may not work properly. if that's the case, wait for dell to release a new driver.

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