Windows * rejects my Dell V313W printer

SowleMan used Ask the Experts™
I have a new HP laptop running Windows 8 and am trying to connect my Dell V313W printer. I used this printer successfully with my Toshiba laptop.  When I insert the set up disk from Dell, Windows reads it then declares that the printer is not supported. Suggestions?
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Here is the driver file you need for Windows 8

Since windows 8 is so new you have to go and download the drivers for item that where pre windows 8.
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Here is an additional DELL support article for that printer with Windows 8

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The dell forum specifically tells how to use old drivers in compatibility mode, but does not link to the new actual Windows 8 drivers.


This answer with the embedded link took me directly to the final solution. In this case, the first responder, jmdl1983, gave me 100% of what I needed.

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