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Trouble installing printer

by seanmg / February 8, 2005 9:13 PM PST

I am having trouble installing my printer. I have a PC running Windows XP. I have a Apollo p-2500 printer that I am trying to install. It won't let me install any printer, but this is the particular one I have. I downloaded the installer and after it installs mostly, it gives me a message that say, "Environment specified is invalid." I have been unable to find any help with this. Does anybody know? Thanks.

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Just a WAG
by Steven Haninger / February 9, 2005 3:55 AM PST

This sounds like a corruption of the file. I'd download it again or try to find another version of it.

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no
by seanmg / February 9, 2005 5:33 AM PST
In reply to: Just a WAG

I downloaded it from various places and it still doesn't work. I didn't know if that was something to do with the Registry because it talks about environments when you look at the registry under printers. Any ideas?

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You may have a tough one but
by Steven Haninger / February 9, 2005 9:25 AM PST
In reply to: no

you said it won't let you install any printers. What other printers have you tried and what went wrong with those installations? Did you get the same error?

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no
by seanmg / February 9, 2005 12:08 PM PST

No, i only tried to download it from several places. Maybe that is the problem because now that i look back, the different sites may be leading me to the same download point. Does anybody know where I can download the correct driver for XP for Apollo P-2500?

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Did you try here??
by Steven Haninger / February 9, 2005 8:47 PM PST
In reply to: no
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yeah
by seanmg / February 10, 2005 11:40 AM PST
In reply to: Did you try here??

I tried it. Same thing. Thank you. Any ideas? Really frustrating.

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nope
by seanmg / February 11, 2005 7:15 AM PST
In reply to: yeah

Thanks. I dont know why but that didn't work either. Kind of frustrating actually. Wish I knew what was wrong. Dont want to buy another printer if it is a problem with my comp. Any more ideas please?

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Anything else?
by seanmg / March 6, 2005 12:09 AM PST
In reply to: nope

Anybody else have any ideas on how to fix this?

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WAG. You may have the 16-bit XP error.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2005 9:36 PM PST
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