Minolta Di550 Printer from SBS 2008 Server

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I have an old printer Minolta Di550.   I am having a hard time getting the printer setup in SBS 2008 server.   I cant find 64 bit drivers that I can use with SBS 2008.    Has anyone had this issue and what was the resolution??

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Did you check Minoltas website for compatible drivers?

If they don't have any i would suggest a nes printer.

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I have looked on the Minolta site and it doesnt provide a 2008 64 bit driver .   It does have a 2003 64 bit driver that I tried to use unsuccessfully.    Regarding you comment about NES printer.   I am not sure I understand the comment.   Are you saying that there are NES printers that the drivers would serve as a Di550 driver??
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I'm guessing that was a typo and he meant "new." and no, the Di series doesn't work with newer 64-bit os's, including vista 64, win 7 64, or SBS 2008/2011. minolta moved to their BizHub line YEARS ago and no mainstream or even 3rd-party hacked support has surfaced. it is best to plan on replacing the minolta.

-Cliff

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Thats what I thought.   I called Minolta and they said essentially the same thing.   I was looking for another driver that might have worked for the Di550 but knew it was a long shot.   Thanks for you input.

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