Peripherals forum

General discussion

Printer (driver) will not install

I had to un-install an Epson Stylus Photo 750 and on re-install downloaded a generic
driver from Windows XP as Epson and other driver sites have no updated driver for
this printer. (The driver on the original Epson CD will not install as XP claims that it not
compatible and will not allow installation ) The original driver was recognized before
I un-installed the printer however the initial installation was done before I updated XP
with Service Pack2.
(Incidentally, the Win 2000 driver at Epson support site does not work).

The Printer is working fine EXCEPT that on EVERY start or reboot I get a "found new
hardware" message even after I have tried 3 - 4 un-install / re-installs. It?s driving me

Sometimes (not always) a Windows message offers the option of "not showing this
message again" but even checking that box off, on next start up I'm back to new
hardware found....

I?m not ready to dump the printer so guess I'll have to live with the multiple
click, click click at each start up unless I can get any help here.

Regards, Roy

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Printer (driver) will not install
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Printer (driver) will not install
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.