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DELL printer drivers in 98


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claux2840

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Hi. I have a Dell Printer J740 that came bundled with my Dell Dimension 4600C. This printer is shared. I would like to use it on a system with Win 98 installed (over the network), but I cant seem to find any 98 drivers for this printer anywhere. Here is my network layout: (this isnt really code but it wont look right without the codebox)

							Win98 system		  Dell J740 Printer
								~						 |
								~						 |
Internet -> Cable Modem -> Linksys Router --Wired to-- Dell 4600C
								~
								~
					wirelessly connected laptops, etc


~~  =  wireless link

--Wired to--  =  ethernet cable

| = usb cable
Any suggestions on how to get this printer working with 98?
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As far as I can tell its a universal driver
Download from here.

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I've tried this method with both the Add New Printer wizard and the installation program with the driver. With the Add New Printer method it says the .INF file tells the printer, but doesn't have any information about the printer (e.g. which drivers to copy, etc.) In the installation program that comes with the file, it says there are no drivers for this operating system. I do know, however, that Lexmark makes nearly all of the Dell printers, so if there are Lexmark drivers for a printer like this one for 98...
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Hi

According to Dell, the J740 printer only supports Windows 2000 & XP, which is why there is no win98 driver provided.

I suppose its possible there may be a Lexmark driver for 98 but you'd have to know which Lexmark model the Dell J740 is equivalent to.
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Apparently, Lexmark Z11 CJ3911LE.exe should install
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