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Dell 720 Printer Printing Errors


Windows and dell say that windows 7 (32bit)is not compatible with 720 printer but, on another forum, people say that they have developed a simple workaround. Many people have used this and reply it works great. The procedure is:- 1. Download driver r149368 - i have done this. 2. Open up r149368, however when i go to c:program files/dell720/drivers/ and open it i find nothing resembling r1493678 but many files with strange endings (forgotten word that should be here) such as dlbcaglk. Ou_ , dlbccdrv. Cat, dlbcjswx. Ex_and so on and nothing that calls itself setup.exe that one is supposed (step 3. ) To set to defaults.

Trouble shooting the printer shows nothing wrong, no compatibility problems etc. , But eventually i get to error 0x00000006 which i can find no reference to. If i try to print i get the message "the handle is invalid" with no error number. If i try to sign in to the main home page for windows help there is a drop down list for "state/region" - nothing for canada or ontario.


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