Re: Printer Drivers Support 32bit vs. 64bit
Thank you. That definitely answers my questions.
"Colin Barnhorst" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Drivers for Vista x64 must be 64bit signed drivers. No unsigned drivers
> allowed. Vista x86 does allow unsigned driver.
> "Storm Archer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Hi Rick,
>> There is one part of your response that confuses me. Is the signing for
>> Vista required? In the 32-Bit world of Vista, the XP 32-bit drivers work
>> for the device. This driver is not signed for Vista, but works
>> nonetheless. Wouldn't this be the case in 64-bit as well?
>> Thank you for the clarification.
>> Storm Archer
>> "Rick Rogers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> You can't. Not only does it have to be a driver written specifically for
>>> x64, but that driver must be signed to work in Vista. You can't run
>>> hardware drivers in any sort of compatibility mode.
>>> Best of Luck,
>>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>> "Storm Archer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>>I am looking for a little help on a printer driver. I have a Canon Photo
>>>>Printer (CP710). The driver is only available for 32bit operating
>>>>systems. Any tips on being able to use a 32bit printer driver on Vista