Dell 944 will it work with win 7 or 8

End user thinking of getting a new pc and wondering if te printer will work with win 7 or 8
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Tony GiangrecoCommented:
This is what dell says

Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP 64 bit, Microsoft Windows 2000

Looks very old.

Here is a link to the drivers.

http://ftp.dell.com/Pages/Drivers/dell-944-all.html
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rindiCommented:
As there are vista drivers available for that device, you can use those with Windows 7. Whether it works with Windows 8 is less likely.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
On a Windows 7 or Windows 8 machine, you can do a Windows Printer Update. Sometimes Microsoft provides drivers for older printers.

I have done that on my Windows 8 machine and there is no DELL 944 listed. And since DELL does not provide a driver (per the above post) then the likelihood is that it will not work.

Time for your client to upgrade their printer as well as their computer.

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nobusCommented:
connect it to a PC with W7 -  and look if windows update>optional updates finds a driver for it
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fcekAuthor Commented:
It didnt work with win 7
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@fcek - Thanks, and I was happy to help.

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