Re: Epson Printer Drivers for Vista
Thanks Tom. I'll give it a try.
"Tom Ferguson" wrote:
> I believe the situation with the Windows 2000 driver for this printer is
> that it will work with XP as well. That being the case, it probably will
> work with Vista 32 bit. However, no one has revised the driver so that it
> is properly tested and internally "signed" as Vista compatible. This
> process is one usually initiated by the printer maker. In this case, that
> would be Epson.
> That being said, the news is not totally dismal.
> If you start Vista and use the method to see the start menu, you can
> select disable driver check on start-up. If you do that, the driver might
> install properly. However, each time you start Vista you have to again
> disable driver check. That is definitely not a good idea. However, it
> might be worth doing to check on the suitability of the driver. Having
> done that, try e-mailing Epson support with the results of the test and
> ask if and when a Vista driver might be available.
> Also, set a system restore point before you start. The system will
> probably do that anyway but I am a "belt and braces" for greater
> assurance sort of guy.
> Good luck.
> MSMVP 1998-2007
> "DarrylW" <DarrylW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I have an Epson tm-t88ii receipt printer that I'd like to use with my
> > Home Basic OS. Epson does not suport Vista with a driver for this
> > printer.
> > I have the drivers for Windows 2000, but cannot get Vista to recognize
> > it
> > when trying to set up the printer. Is there a way to make this work?