Gutted Printer wont Work with Vista 64bit

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I should have known better than to expect Lexmark to provide printer drivers for a P6250 for Vista 64bit (or 32bit come to mention it).
These multi-million £ companies are taking the xxxx

I did check prior to buying 64bit but I would have thought there may be some drivers in the pipeline.

Anyone got any ideas?????????
 
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If there are no drivers included in Vista and no drivers in the pipeline, then as far as I can see you've got two options:

1. Use a built-in driver for a different model, but close in model number.
So if the model was 1234, see if there is an included driver for a 1233 for example.

2. Buy a new printer that definitely has Vista drivers (check website or your current Vista installation).

Those really are your only options - unless you want to try and write some yourself if you're a coder.
 
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stoofa said:
1. Use a built-in driver for a different model, but close in model number.
So if the model was 1234, see if there is an included driver for a 1233 for example.

Are you saying use a similar driver from Lexmark or a similar driver from within Vista.
 

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I know the feeling I had to throw away a perfectly good scanner because that was nolonger supported by the bios on my new Motherboard.
 

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I had the same issue with my Brother printer / Vista. What i did was choose a different Brother model in Vista and it works fine now.
 
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I have can't find drivers for my Canon either (LBP-810). It's not just Lexmark that don't provide drivers, I have to go into xp just to print. :rolleyes:
 
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Remember Vista has only been out for a few weeks, and there is a hell of a lot of hardware that will need drivers for it that will need testing before they are released :(
Chances are if it's a relatively recent printer (still available etc) or there are newer models based on the same basic design (often changes are largely cosmetic/marketting related) it will get a driver eventually.
Unfortunately that doesn't help at the moment :(
 
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