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Jack Teems Administrator I've enjoyed bringing Neat Net Tricks to you for 18 years. The earliest Operating System that currently has print drivers is Windows XP. Or maybe get lucky and find someone upgrading to a system that no longer supports their printer. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this

After selecting YES, a message appeared:There was an error writing to LPT1: for the printer (HP DeskJet).The printer is not ready. Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Printers > Print Drivers > Printer compatible with Windows 98 Search the Community Basically we are only allowed to use the software on the machines they provide, at ridiculous prices. Thanks!

Windows 98 Compatible Printers

gotchas laser-cut card stock: Don't run business card stock or any laser-cut card stock from avery or other vendor through a laser printer! For a new ink jet you'll probably need to call nearby retailers and ask if they're selling any 98-compatible printers. This includes any sub-steps under the listed Solutions. The printer we were using was an HP Deskjet 6940, no longer being sold by HP Upgrading the PC is out of the question, as it was purchased through a vendor

Why? Similar Threads - Seeking Windows compatible Forum Date E-MU drivers for Windows 10? some manufacturers make good stuff because they have been doing it for years, and some don't. Windows 98 Compatible Printers For Sale All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users.

As USB was just coming into being during the Windows 98 years it is likely he does not have the ports, and if he did it would be USB 1. Thus a printer bought recently would not have drivers for such a old OS as Win98.However:Printer drivers have two major parts....one for the actual data transfer to print the data and Only used ones? Visit Website If the USB controller and hub drivers are being installed then you will need to reboot before trying to install the printer data drivers.If the combined controiller and hub drivers are

You can still find them. 4 Habanero OP The Data Master Mar 11, 2013 at 6:10 UTC I used to have an old cannon pixma i3000 with my Windows 98 Compatible Laser Printer If anyone happens to know of a compatible printer that is currently being sold new, I'd really appreciate your help! Reply Share a printer with Win98 computer Share ThreadFacebookTwitterGoogle+TumblrLinkedInPinterestMySpaceEmailGo toPrevious ThreadNext ThreadPlease make a selection first new « Prev1Next » laverne Senior Member Posts: 229 Share a printer with Win98 computer If you look at the driver list on my link it shows drivers still available for 98 and even 95.

  • Report • #1 T-R-A April 24, 2011 at 21:49:05 The problem with drivers for older OS's is nothing new, and HP has become exceptionally bad for wiping older drivers off there
  • Sometimes it will work and sometimes it won't without obtaining USB and data drivers to load into the system first.
  • Now I see that you have already checked inside the printer for any obstructions that could be causing this error, to no avail.
  • I sent her a few links to printers I knew would work, and she ended up deciding to just get the same model.
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  • This is separate from the printing, really, but it won't be long before it will be expensive and difficult to keep the old computer running, too. #3 Cerb, Jul 13,

Windows 98 Printers For Sale

Semper Gumby - Always be flexible! 0 rch1231 169 1 Year Ago Hello, Pretty sure that they still do this but when Windows 3.1 was still supported and Windows 95 and https://www.computing.net/answers/windows-95/need-windows-98-compatable-printer/171112.html Report • #2 sdfox 7 June 14, 2014 at 14:59:23 ✔ Best AnswerI was able to find many brand new printers for Windows 98 on eBay. Windows 98 Compatible Printers dv7t-1000CTO Vista Home Premium (32 bit)dv6-1350us Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Reply 0 0 Phyllis10 Student Posts: 1 Member Since: ‎09-13-2013 Message 3 of 3 (3,353 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Printer For Windows 98 Computer Does anyone happen to know of a printer that is less than 8 1/2 inches in height that would work on our 15-year old PC?

I would like to assist you today withresolving this issue. How would you answer this question? Anyway, so it's a Win98 machine with a whopping 64MB of RAM, and it doesn't have network connectivity. It is not related to yourWindows 98 Operating System. New Printers That Work With Windows 98

New Posts ++ ATOT official NEF thread part IV ++ Latest: Red Squirrel, Feb 11, 2017 at 1:55 AM Off Topic Trump security adviser discussed sanctions with Russia before taking office So I booted into Windows 98 (not even SE) and printed out a test page using Win 98's Word Pad. That might be a good series printer for the OP to look into, but you could realize that not everything works the same when you have 9 years or more between http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/sharing-files-and-printers-between-win98-and-win2000.html Printed out fine on my laser printer (Samsung ML-1740).

Try it with a host-based USB-only printer, which were standard for about the last decade--if no official driver exists, it'll usually be a doorstop. Windows 98se Compatible Printers Otherwise, you can try another officejet driver available to you even though you dont have the 8610 driver. They are usually laser printers.

However, as the printer is so old, hardly anyone offers it new, just used.

Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. so for you windows developers out there, that platform is not dead! 12/12/2011 I am having a hard time finding a compiler today that even compiles for Windows 9x/ME/NT4. Creating your account only takes a few minutes. Hp Printers Compatible With Windows 98 Once the website opens, please follow Solution two, Solution three, Solution four, Solution five, and Solution six.

Or, perhaps Ebay? 0 Tabasco OP Michael2907 Mar 11, 2013 at 6:06 UTC Re-read the post, It's in there 0 Mace OP Denis Kelley Mar All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Suggestionsor ideas for what I can do? The setup for USB printers is a two step process....one part is to set up the USB controller and hub to use the USB port and the other part is how

There was a lot of changes with how USBs were set up. Sure enough it was the same exact printer, they didn't even have a USB cable plugged up to it, they've never used it. The generic drivers that come installed in a Windows OS differ from a driver made by the manufacturer in this "talking" part of the driver. I tested out that printer and it worked first try How's that for dumb luck? 2 Ghost Chili OP Paragraph Mar 12, 2013 at 3:36 UTC   Michael2907

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View this "Best Answer" in the replies below » 17 Replies Ghost Chili OP David9459 Mar 11, 2013 at 6:05 UTC Maybe if you posted what kind Win 95/98 ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008 Win 2003 Win 3.1 E-Home Have a multi-boot setup (WinXP, WinME, Win98, DOS 6.22). Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 95/98General Win 98se compatible printers?

Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. Do I need to get some sort of adapter in order to use the LPT1 port selection? RETRY or CANCELNo matter what I tried the result was that same message. As printer drivers change with new versions of Windows, the biggest change is in how the printer "talks" to the OS.

If he has already installed another USB printer on this system, then the USB controller and hub for a printer have already been installed and active. I had a loooong conversation with both our AP and the guy responsible for giving the OK on the purchase.