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Xp And Vista 32-bit Support Driver Can Be Run On Win7 32-bit?


I face some of the printer and scanner 32-bit xp, vista driver can't support by windows 7. Xp or vista 32-bit can't support by win 7. If i want to use 32-bit win 7. I need to re-install all the driver program and i need to search driver can be support by win 7. If no support by win 7, i can't use this unit.

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