Re: Lexmark X2480
Yes, it is connected by USB, but I don't have any other devices to try in
them. I did try another cable and had the same problem. The IDIOTS said
they had to install a new Ethernet card because the old one wasn't compatible
with Vista, but I don't know what they really did or didn't do.
"Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> Do the USB ports (I'm having to presume that's how you're connecting the
> printer to the PC since you forget to mention that part) work with other
> Cari (MS-MVP)
> Windows Technologies - Printing & Imaging
> "Rebecca" <Rebecca@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I paid some IDIOTS to upgrade my XP to Vista Business. My most pressing
> > problem right now is that I don't have a printer that works. My newest
> > printer is a Lexmark X2480 and there is a driver download on the Lexmark
> > site. No matter what I do when the install dialog gets to the screen "How
> > is
> > your printer connected?" and says to plug in cable and turn on printer, it
> > stops. The "Continue" button stays grayed out. No printer shows up in
> > the
> > Contol Panel-Printers, but there are four**** Unknown hidden devices
> > there.
> > I have stopped payment on the check that I wrote to these people and I am
> > afraid to let anyone else touch my PC. Can you help me print?
> > Rebecca
> > Ironically, my ancient hp DesignJet plotter is working fine and it is so
> > old
> > that there aren't ANY drivers on the hp site for it. It is connected to
> > LPT1
> > parallel port and I randomly downloaded a color, 36-inch printer driver.
> > I
> > suspect that the color may not work, but I never use color anyway. I
> > can't
> > use this plotter for everything because it uses expensive 36-inch roll
> > paper.