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Micrelec ESD inf printer installation in windows 7

Posted on 2013-06-13
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Hi Experts,

I need to install micrelec ESD printer using an inf file. It used to work well with windows XP but not on windows 7.

Is there a away i can install this printer or i need to get another inf file for windows 7.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Pthepebble
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by:btdownloads7
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The inf file is just a part of the driver, and the one you have is for Win XP. You need to see if the manufacturer provides one for Win 7 (and depending on your OS, make sure you get the correct architecture -- 32 vs 64 bit)
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by:Peter Kiprop
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i need one for 32 bit. Can the attached be modified to work with windows 7
MicrelecESPrinterDriver.txt
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by:ded9
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You can use your old inf file...

Try the steps mentioned here

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee851685.aspx




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by:Peter Kiprop
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Samnasser,

I have donwloaded and installed but it did not help me as i expected. Many thanks.

Ded9,

The steps did not help me. How can i use the old inf file?  Thanks.
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by:ded9
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Do you have the driver setup file for windows xp.

If yes then right click on the setup file- properties- select compatibility mode- select xp from the list- click ok.

Now install the driver ...reboot and check.



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New software that runs on windows 7 given by the vendor
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by:Peter Kiprop
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The others did not help as expected. When i got back to the supplier of the product. he suggested that there is a new software that runs on Windows 7 and what i had could not.

This resolved my issue.
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