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"Generic" printers?

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#1 pendejo


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 02:09 PM

I have a Dell, Inspiron 530 computer, operating with Windows Vista. The Dell 926 photo printer that came with it, is defective. I will not buy another Dell printer. What photo printers (for simple, basic home use) would be compatible with this computer?

Obviously, I am virtually computer illiterate. I was looking online at the electronic stores for printers. Some say the printers have "USB connectivity." Does that mean I could plug the printer into the USB port on the front of my Dell computer?

Thanks in advance for responses, answers and suggestions.

Edited by rigel, 18 January 2009 - 05:19 PM.
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#2 tg1911


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 07:22 PM

Any printer would be compatible with your Dell.
Just follow the directions, when installing it.

"USB connectivity", means exactly what you think.
It will run off of the USB ports on your computer, front, or rear.
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Posted 20 January 2009 - 05:43 PM

Hp Makes great photo printers one can be purchased for around 100 bucks. They can be found at most retail electronic stores and at Newegg.com
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