Next you will see the screen about faxing and scanning. Should I try using the disc or getting the driver from the Dell website? I had multiple copies of partially installed printers–very frustrating! You might need to stop the print spooler in local services within the task manager in order to delete the printer and driver. I also had an issue where my touchpad wouldn’t work after the upgrade but thanks to other kind souls who had already figured that one out on this board, that was an easy fix.
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Refer to these links for how to download and install the drivers: Also, if the setup program gets stuck or you see a Windows application that tells you that your device has not been fully installed, you will need to go back to Step 1.
I managed to pull a cached page. I was able to install my Dell printer, Officewith no problems.
I installed Windows 10 five days ago and getting my printer to communicate with the computer again took up the lion’s share of my “spare time. Without rambling on about what did not work, here’s what did:. Hi Denise, thank you for the great instructions.
Hello Guys, I have the same problem. Here is the page. Yeah wrighti now have a samsung laser, still i miss my dell. It seems that only part of the drivers for faxing got carried over in the upgrade to 10, then when I tried to install the other drivers on top from 2 different discs I had that came with the printer, I kept getting error messages.
Dell Photo Printer 966 Drivers for Windows 10
I hope that what I learned will be of use to other owners and save them some time and frustration! I’am still searching and keep you update. FrankDeighan Replied on January 30, Restart the computer and verify that the printer and driver have been removed. I had multiple copies of partially installed printers–very frustrating!
Next you will see the screen about faxing and scanning. Hope it helps someone. I also had an issue where my touchpad wouldn’t work after the upgrade but thanks to other kind souls who had already figured that one out on this board, that was an easy fix.
LeonMU Replied on January 31, Check again in Devices and Printers and the Device Manager to see that the status of the printer is okay and that it is designated as your default printer.
Another bad omen is a cartridge stall error on the printer. Tell us about your experience with our site.
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The easiest way to delete the drivers was in the File Explorer. Later the Dlel Wizard will say that it has completed but that’s not the truth. In reply to grahamshepherd’s post on September 1, You might need to stop the print spooler in local services within the task manager in order to delete the printer and driver. The next screen will give you an opportunity to do a test print and let Dell monitor your printer usage.
If the Dell Setup Wizard offers to create the driver directory because it does not already exist, that’s a good sign!
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For me it seemed that the troubleshooter altered the driver in such a way that my printer wouldn’t work, which aip me back to Step 1. This site in other languages x. The directions about using compatibility mode and running the file as Administrator are extremely important!
Disconnect everything printeer goes into the printer and disconnect the other ends of those cables, too. Uninstall any other Dell printer drivers that get carried over from Windoze 8. I used both the Device Manager and the Devices and Printer feature to look for opportunities to delete the device s and driver. My new printer has four ink cartridge Ha,Ha.