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Dell 968w not printing after Win7 upgrade

Dell Dell 968w all in one wireless print...
November 30, 2009 at 07:54:54
Specs: Windows 7
I recently upgraded Vista to Windows 7. My printer stopped working. I installed new driver from both DELL and Windows sites, yet it still tells me it is not communicating. Can you please assist?
Thanks a million.

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November 30, 2009 at 09:31:46
Since you installed two sets of drivers, it might be a driver conflict. Uninstall the printer and start over.

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December 1, 2009 at 05:06:39
i had a canon printer that was supported with windows vista but is not supported with windows 7.

check at your printer website if they even have a driver for windows 7.

or you can try install the printer from the list within windows 7 (when u install u can choose to install the driver manually, and their you can choose the manufacture and model), if the printer does not listed there, there is a chance your printer is not supported with win7

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January 21, 2010 at 11:45:14
I just upgraded to Windows 7 and now my HP1505 laser printer - the drivers will not install. It says they have installed, and they are listed as a driver, but the printer does not appear on the list of printers in the control panel. The troubleshoots keeps telling me that I need to install the printer, but when I try to, it stops on the last step. Please help as this is my workhorse printer.

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January 21, 2010 at 14:28:20

You need to start your own thread here. Post it in the hardware forum and give all your system specs.


When using a USB printer the normal installation procedure is to install the drivers BEFORE connecting the printer.

Disconnect the printer and then uninstall all drivers and other printer software. Re-boot and then install the drivers. If, at some point you are instructed to connect the printer then do so. Otherwise install all the drivers and then connect the printer.

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