printer problems

  drdeath 14:06 22 Jun 2004
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please help, have just bought a 2nd hand pc, but im unable to config the printer, the computer recognises there is a printer installed, but the software disk i had with printer, keeps crashing at the beggining of setup, i have tried installing the correct drivers, but nothing seems to work, any ideas thank you..

  Djohn 14:13 22 Jun 2004

A little more information please. Make of PC and printer make/model. Operating system and what type of connection from printer to PC? Thanks. j.

  drdeath 14:38 22 Jun 2004

sorry windows 98, usb port, my pc is dell 200 mhz 64 ram, printer is lexmark z601

  malgall 15:00 22 Jun 2004

i know there were problems with win 98 and USB
ports

do you have anything else that uses USB port

  drdeath 15:07 22 Jun 2004

mouse is in a usb port, have tried moving the printer cable, to another usb on machine, but still same result

  malgall 15:10 22 Jun 2004

drivers have you tried downloading the latest
drivers from lexmark.

or checking with microsoft for anyone else who has had the same trouble.

  wee eddie 17:32 22 Jun 2004

If the lexmark z601 was designed for XP, it may not function on such an early USB Port.

If I remember rightly the first incarnation of USB was superseded quite quickly.

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