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Windows 7: Installing network printer in Windows 7 Premium


12 Jul 2012   #1

Windws 7 Premium
 
 
Installing network printer in Windows 7 Premium

Here is the fact. The printer we have, does not have any available driver for Windows 7 Premium.

The thing is I don't know is how XP or OS deal with network printer. I have an application that directly request to network printer without judging the installation of the printer. So, after installing a fresh copy of XP if I run my application it add an network printer and start doing the process. where as my application failed completely in 7 Premium.

I also tried to add network printer. While doing this, its gives an error. the snapshot of the error is given PrinterBehave | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

So, I am wandering how network printer work? is printer server gives driver too? why Premium talk about driver?

I wish I would get a solution soon

Mohibur Rashid


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12 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Even a networked printer needs a printer driver. Have you looked to see if there is a Vista driver available? If so that should work.
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13 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I checked on the NEC Multiimpact 700JX and there are no Vista or Windows 7 drivers for it so you will have to get a new printer.
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17 Jul 2012   #4

Windws 7 Premium
 
 

Hey,
Thanks for your reply. When I used my software it didn't even ask for driver. Now I can guess(yet not sure) that network printer server provide the required driver. And yes, I also saw that driver is not available for this product. I guess, I will have to buy a new one.
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