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Post time 2006-11-17 03:28:43 |Display all floors
Originally posted by freakyqi at 17/11/2006 01:55 AM
So far I did everything in #54, but I really have to go to bed. I'll try #55 tomorrow.

You asked how far along it gets. It gets totally finished, in fact when it told me to plug in the printe ...



that's good freakyqi if there are no more red x's and just the not recognised bubble then it is only a driver problem, it is not uncommon for factory drivers that come with new equipment to be corrupt as they are usualy provided to the manufacturer by the lowest bidder :) it will be a large file to download so it may take you a while
but I would download the latest driver from the manufacturer's website, at least you know the printer is ok :) and it sounds like your lappy is ok as well.
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Post time 2006-11-17 20:08:47 |Display all floors

are we having fun yet?

Originally posted by freakyqi at 11-16-2006 23:55
So far I did everything in #54, but I really have to go to bed. I'll try #55 tomorrow.

You asked how far along it gets. It gets totally finished, in fact when it told me to plug in the printe ...


you can try to go to gateway's website to download chipset drivers....you need the serial number on your laptop.

and, try to see if the device is installed under ports, usb devices, imaging devices, or somewhere else that looks like it might contain the printer, then try post #55.  i also have one mroe idea to try if that don't work.

be sure to use that link to DL the drivers...and extract the content to a folder for post#55.


if you feel the need to show what you're seeing in device manager that resembles the printer, or what your are not, which might actually be beneficial to both of us, then just open device manager and make sure that window is in th foreground and press 'ctrl+prt screen' button...the ctrl option will just select the foreground window, so that way we don't see your pron collection ;-]  and paste it into Paint and save as jpg so u can upload it here....pictures make things so much more fun!    




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Post time 2006-11-17 20:22:46 |Display all floors

Ah ...

Sorry I am late to the party :)

Freaky - is that printer still playing up since we talked about it?

My current guess as that the USB drivers are somehow not compatible with the printer. Like mike says, the chipset driver package for the laptop might be an idea - however I would be suprised if the laptop build didn't ship with the correct drivers ...

If we can determine the flavour of USB controller - there might be some later drivers. I assume the printer is a USB 2.0 device and that the laptop has USB 2.0 ports?
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Post time 2006-11-17 20:25:07 |Display all floors
Also ... There "might" be more info in the System Event Log (long-shot) and there is no harm in running Windows Update to see if there are any later drivers for any of your hardware :)
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Post time 2006-11-17 20:27:46 |Display all floors
Originally posted by tmphgt at 11-17-2006 20:25
Also ... There "might" be more info in the System Event Log (long-shot) and there is no harm in running Windows Update to see if there are any later drivers for any of your hardware :)



lol...i was thinking that, but i dind't feel like typing how to get to it.    edit/ windows update is a great idea actually, even though i've only ever had it work with drivers when it was on windows server, but still worth the shot.  i thought she said she had a borrowred 'version' of windows though?? \edit



freaky, did you end up finding the chinese input software?  oh wait, u don't have a CD so u can't even install the east asian language pack...  i'd FIND a CD if i were u.  

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Post time 2006-11-18 00:27:44 |Display all floors

i am confused

I really believe that i know a little about computers..

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Post time 2006-11-18 01:05:39 |Display all floors
Ok, I did everything in #55, that;s what I'm up to and I want to tell you what happened.

It seemed to be going great, i was getting all excited , it said it was done... do I want to print a test page? "Of COURSE!!" I said... Hell yeah, gimme a test page, I'd be thrilled.... so it sent a test page, but then the little bubble said "this document failed to print" and it just sat in the print queueueu all lonely and dead. I clicked the troubleshooting as it suggested, thinking maybe all went well and this was a new smaller different problem now, but all it told me to do was download a new driver, which, uh... is what I just did. So there.

system event log? Is that like a 12 yr old girl's diary? Don't know where that is. If you want it gimme a clue.

Mike- although I would love to show you my porn collection, I'm afraid that would be impossible. It's on my pc back in the sta- I mean, uh, don't be gross, why would I have porn on my laptop that I share with my so-- I mean just shut up and don't be gross, ok?

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I love teasing you guys, you're all so much fun. I wish I could hug you all!

And I really do appreciate all the help so far, Mike it seems like you've spent a lot of time doing all the things you want me to do, then writing them... you're sweet.
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