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printer driver upgrade problem in Win10

Q: printer driver upgrade problem in Win10

I need to upgrade my printer driver software but the system freezes when attempting to uninstall the old software. The printer mfr support help could not assist saying it is a Win10 problem. Any ideas?

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/windows-29/printer-driver-upgrade-problem-win10-4599181/
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A:Unable to install printer on Win10: Printer driver is in use

Forget about the CD disc. It probably does not have Windows 10 driver for the scanner. Head over to Canon web site and search for latest drivers compatible for Windows 10.i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 Usermessage edited by XpUser

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-10/unable-to-install-printer-on-win10-printer-driver-is-in-use/186.html
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A:Win10 upgrade, now Graphics Driver keeps crashing and recovering

Dell Inspiron 17r 5750 or something like that.....This needs to be verified.
 
I imagine it would be crucial ....otherwise the compatibility issue will remain in doubt.
 
Start button>>> Control panel;>>>.System....make and model should be there

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/586418/win10-upgrade-now-graphics-driver-keeps-crashing-and-recovering/
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Upgrade-From-Win10-10240-to-Win10-14393-Failed-on-Envy-860/td-p/5749396
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Originally Posted by TomWH


I have a brand new S50-B-15F which I unboxed for first time today. I've updated OS to Win 10 but the trackpad stops working after initial boot up (though a USB mouse works fine). I've seen similar comments on this forum for a different S50 model (and referring I think to Elan driver) but unsure if this applies to my model. Could someone advise on the steps to fix this, keeping it as simple as possible!



Followed Peter Shiels advice and problem seems to be solved!

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread....-to-Windows-10

Thanks

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?85128-Satellite-S50-B-touchpad-problem-after-Win10-upgrade
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A:Printer driver problem

Hello Kjohn,

The drivers for the HP printers you can find at this link, however I can't promise whether you find the 64bit one or not. There are three types of Business Inkjet 2300 printers to choose from. Hope it helps.

Cheers...

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A:printer driver problem

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/printer-driver-problem.202845/
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A:printer driver problem

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samsung ml 2010 monochrome laser printer-driver will not install-message is "policy on your computer blocks NT 4.0 installation" Has anyone else encountered this?



What driver are you trying to use? Did you look here - download center SAMSUNG (Win Vista/2008) Those are the Vista 32/64-bit drivers you need.

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A:Hp Printer Driver Problem

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A:Driver HP printer problem

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A:Printer driver problem!

Can you give a link to that driver?
 

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A:epson printer driver 64 bit problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cavair


Hi
im trying to find an epson stylus photo R300 driver for 64 bit. My dau and son in law's pc is a new one with WIN7 pre installed - they have the printer showing up in the add printers section, but
when trying to set as default, an error code comes up:
print error 0x00000709 check printer name,

I have made sure it is set on USB connection and not LPT.

In case it is still trying to use win xp driver (which i think he installed from CD) i looked at epson site, but website only comes up with bluetooth for Nokia SIS drivers when entering x64 search, but no explanation about these!

Cant work out why printer wont connect, looked at internet but cant find a solution. No doubt it will be something simple....and yes the cable is connected!!!
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Uninstall the printer driver software on the other computers on the network. The driver still sees a printer with the same name installed on the network. Likely they still have an XP computer with the printer drivers installed.

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A:Winfax 10.0 printer driver problem

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A:printer driver problem in Windows 7

Hiya pal and welcome to the forums

Could you give a bit more info like the model printer you are trying to install.
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A:Window 7 Driver and Printer Problem

It sounds like a hardware problem with the printer.
You could get a definitive answer by attaching it to another computer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/window-7-driver-and-printer-problem.955432/
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A:problem installing printer driver

The actual driver should be in the package. If you can extract the package somewhere, then I would not run the Epson installer, but go through the add printer and pick the driver from wherever you extracted the driver files.
Another option is to go through the add printer wizard, but this time at the driver selection pick "windows update" then wait sometime for it to download and look to see if your printer is in the list.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/193997-problem-installing-printer-driver.html
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A:Lexmark printer driver problem

As a former user of Lexmark printers...I can tell you that there are all sorts of software functions now installed.http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/sear...=clnk&gl=usMsconfig...is not a startup manager and does NOT reflect all items which initiate at boot. Never has, never will. It's designed to be tool for use when attempting to troubleshoot Windows startup problems.If you want to see all startup items...take a look at something like AutoRuns for Windows - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb963902.aspx. Once you realize that this is too much data, take a look at the Logon tab for the items generally construed as "startups" and which are not related to some other vital O/S function.Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/330121/lexmark-printer-driver-problem/
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A:printer driver download problem

Hi,

Did you click to get the "Full feature" driver software at HP?

Take a look here,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=439322#N2026

Click next to "Windows 7"

Scroll down to> "Method two: Download and install the software from the HP Web site"

((Sorry if you have done all that but I need to allow for everything...)

""Step one: Download the software
Many products have more than one driver option on the downloads page. Choices might include a Basic type, and Full Feature type. If both options are available, the following information might help you decide which driver to download.
""

Then, be SURE you are following these steps, found down the page just past the chart>>>>

low these steps to download the software and driver for your product.

1. 1.Disconnect the USB cable from both the product and the computer (if you already connected it).

2.Turn the product on.

3.Browse to the Get Software and Drivers page: Get Software and Drivers ......etc

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=439322#N164

Follow carefully the rest of the steps.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/printer-driver-download-problem.1040759/
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A:Generic Printer Driver problem

Try the method here, use the CD that came with the printer as the source for the driver(s) :-

http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=33
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/generic-printer-driver-problem.653724/
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A:printer driver problem. Brother HL-730DX

is this the driver ???

http://www.downseek.com/download/14569.asp
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/printer-driver-problem-brother-hl-730dx.229505/
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A:Common printer driver problem... with a twist

I have moved printers to the win7 computer. And then installed it as a local printer on the win7 computer. Then I move it back to the Vista or XP computer. Then on the win7 computer I search again for it as a network printer. Usually has worked 5 out of 6 times for me.

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A:Lexmark printer not scanning -- driver problem?

Did you download and read the instructions in the User's Guide here?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lexmark-printer-not-scanning-driver-problem.186935/
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Can I ask for some advice? Thanks
 

A:Should I upgrade to Win10?

I saw a notice that today is the last day to upgrade to Win10 for free.Click to expand...

it not - July 2016 is
whats the exact model and also the service tag number
make sure there are windows 10 drivers available for the PC

you could always make a recovery set of DVDs (if you havent already , and i would advise you make them anyway) and do a windows 7 clean install

you may have a lot of startups or even malware on the PC slowing it down
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-upgrade-to-win10.1163500/
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A:Help with win10 upgrade

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Showkey

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A:Can't upgrade to Win10

Welcome to the forum,

It hasn't asked me yet either, but that doesn't mean you can't upgrade.

You can do it manually, starting at step three here,

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

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A:win10 upgrade

Hi, Do you know what is the error message ? No error message we or Microsoft won't be able to help. Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/win10-upgrade/td-p/5610594
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A:Win10 upgrade is not possible.

Hi,
Not sure why you wouldn't just use this to fill in your system spec's page instead of posting a pdf :/
System Info - See Your System Specs

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/375534-win10-upgrade-not-possible.html
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A:Hp 110-414 Win10 Upgrade

Because you may find that you need to install the Windows 10 driver for it after upgrading. With most notebooks there are two or three different adapters that could be installed. It helps to what is installed in yours.  Use the search functiion in the forum and search for windows 10 wifi driver. You will notice that many members did not take the time to either locate the driver or know what is installed. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Hp-110-414-Win10-Upgrade/td-p/5579588
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A:Anniversary Update Win10 printer not working

This is not a Microsoft 10 issue. When MS does a major update, manufacturers must also update their drivers for the new OS.
What is the make and model# of your Printer?
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A:Support Assistant mis-inventories my printer on Win10

I suggest that you uninstall and reinstall HP Support Assistant.  Here is the Official website.  You should download the correct version for your computer.  Then, see what is reported.  It could be that a glitch occurred when the previous version was installed.  I will report the problem to the appropriate HP people if it is still incorrect.  Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Support-Assistant-mis-inventories-my-printer-on-Win10/td-p/5511010
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A:Win10 tries to install update to my neighbor's printer

Why are you seeing his printer on your network?

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/48878-win10-tries-install-update-my-neighbors-printer.html
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A:Solved: HP PSC 1315v All in One Printer Problem - Cannot re-install the driver

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-hp-psc-1315v-all-in-one-printer-problem-cannot-re-install-the-driver.958788/
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A:Win 7 from scratch before Win10 upgrade?

Going straight to Windows 7 and using Windows 7 key to activate it is generally more reliable than upgrading.

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HIRYU79,
Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. You will also need to update the drivers to Windows 10 as well. Click the link below to download the drivers for your M4700.
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A:in need of help with OEM win 8 istall and upgrade to win10

No need to install windows 8 - just install windows 8.1 via ISO and then upgrade to windows 10 via ISO
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A:who and why is anyone going for the free Win10 upgrade ?

Lots of Windows 10 news here ... Windows 10 News - Windows 10 Forums

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A:Info on Win10 upgrade with ISO.

What version of windows are you currently running

Make a back up of all your data

Download the ISO file and upgrade from this site
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/info-on-win10-upgrade-with-iso.1166347/
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A:Free Win10 upgrade

I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?Click to expand...

The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

-----------------------------------------------------
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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A:win95->98 Upgrade driver problem

UPDATE (for those who care):

alright well problems 1 and 3 have been solved by my downloading the drivers from websites, but the net is still gliched somehow. each comp can see itself but not each other.... any hints would be appreciated.

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[email protected]
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win95-98-upgrade-driver-problem.33140/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/graphic-driver-problem-after-os-upgrade.107070/
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A:win10 upgrade stuck at key request

Hello trbodden,

If you haven't already, you should be able to enter the Windows 7 product key to activate Windows 10 if it's for the same edition and language.

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Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:W540 - Win10 upgrade problems

OOPS -- saw you tried this already. ------------------------------------Have you tried obtaining the upgrade directly from Microsoft via their Win10 Media Creation tool? You will be able to download an entire .ISO file to burn a CD or create a bootable USB stick: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 This works better, sometimes, than the Windows upgrade pestering message.  Good luck!----------------------------------------- How are you fixed for disk space?  The upgrade needs qute a bit of extra room ~ 5 - 10 GB, at least, to store previous machine state.     




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A:A70 - Win Explorer closes after Win10 upgrade from...

The A70 is not on the list of Lenovo Win 10 supported systems.    Your Intel processor is several generations before official Win 10 starts. 
 
There are ways to prevent Win 10 reminders and unwanted automatic downloads, Google for them.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/A70-Win-Explorer-closes-after-Win10-upgrade-from-Win7/td-p/3365543
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