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Windows 7: Dell 703w installation

25 Aug 2011   #1
Johnnyd1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Dell 703w installation

Since upgrading to Windows 7 from Vista x64, I have been unable to install my Dell 703w AIO printer. I have use dthe drivers installation disc to reload the drivers. I have uninstalled the software, shutdown and then tried to reinstall it both by using a dirent UBS connection between the printer and the computer and also by using the original installation disc. In the case of the direct connection, the error message is simply "installation failed." In the case of using the disc, the process will go all the way to the end and then literally reverse itself and uninstall itself. Thanks in advance for suggestions.


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25 Aug 2011   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Johnny.


Have you tried to install the driver in Compatibility mode to Vista?


How to Run a Program in Compatibility Mode in Windows 7

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25 Aug 2011   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

The P703w is supposed to be fully compatible with Windows 7. Have you downloaded the package from Dell?

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26 Aug 2011   #4
Johnnyd1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Problem solved!

Thanks - I have finally resolved the issue although Dell doesn't make it easy!
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26 Aug 2011   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Good to see you found a solution and thanks for the update!
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