Installing print driver from memory stick

  Paul M 19:48 18 Nov 07
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I am trying to install a print driver for a Lexmark X4580 printer onto a second computer which doesn't have a CD drive. I have copied the contents of the CD onto a USB memory stick, inserted the stick into the second computer's USB socket and tried to run the setup launcher. There is a file in the root directory called setup, which I thought would be an exe file and just need clicking on. Although I didn't need to do this with the CD, as autoplay ran it when the CD was inserted, I have tried clicking on the icon from the CD, just to try it, and it ran the setup program - so why won't it run from the memory stick, please? I have also tried Start, run D:\setup and D:\setup.exe(Windows XP). Help!

  I am Spartacus 19:52 18 Nov 07

Copy the files to the hard drive and run setup from there to see if that makes a difference.

  Brian-336451 19:59 18 Nov 07

Why not go to the Lexmark website and download the requisite files straight onto the memory stick, then you've got the lot.

  Strawballs 20:37 18 Nov 07

Go to control panel > new hardware when asked where to look point it towards the usb stick

  Strawballs 20:39 18 Nov 07

Sorry other way is to plug the printer in and when it detects new hardware nd try's to install driver you can point it towards the stick

  Paul M 07:36 19 Nov 07

Plugged the printer in and it detected it then installed from stick. Many thanks for all your help.

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