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Old 27-07-2013, 21:12
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I need to get a printer, my old one is not compatible with this or something.

Is there a specific type that you need to buy for a specific laptop, or will generally any new printers work?

Its also on windows vista..
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Old 27-07-2013, 21:35
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don't think its the type of laptop that matters, its the operating system.

Don't think alot of printers will work with Vista.
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Old 27-07-2013, 21:51
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don't think its the type of laptop that matters, its the operating system.

Don't think alot of printers will work with Vista.
The first statement is correct

The second statement is wrong.

OP, it would be very hard to find a printer that didn't worth with your PC. I'm guessing if its very old it would have a parallel port and not USB.
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Old 27-07-2013, 21:57
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In which case all you need is a parallel to USB converter cable.
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Old 28-07-2013, 11:56
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What is more important is decide how you wish to connect your printer to the computer. There are 3 options ...

1 Via USB cable direct to the computer (All printers have this option)
2 Wireless via your home network (This is probably the recommended home solution)
3 Ethernet connection to the network

Decide how you wish to connect then choose printer with required interface.
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Old 28-07-2013, 15:11
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I need to get a printer, my old one is not compatible with this or something.
What's the printer make and model? It might just be that you need to download a Vista driver.
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