With many hours of fighting and phone calls, yes. Lexmark was no help at all.
They said the problem was not with their installer. At any rate, I had to
manually uninstall all my usb devices, and then let them reinstall. When it
came up and choked on the Lexmark, I did a update drivers manually and found
the drivers I needed to install in
Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository. Look for the folders marked
lxdiprc.inf and lxdiscan.inf. Good luck. I had to do this several times
before it finally took. In fact, it kept on knocking out all of my other usb
drivers for some odd reason, but with much effort and frustration managed to
get them all installed and working. I think MS needs to do some serious work
on Vista. Personally I dont it should have been released yet being this
> Have you solved this problem? I just bought one tonight and have the same
> issue on a 3500 which uses the same driver. Vista Ultimate here as well.
> "robin29" wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > Has anyone successfully installed Lexmark X 4500 printer on 32bit Vista
> > Ulimate ??
> > I have been at it for a few days also with tech support and so far no
> > luck.
> > I had downloaded the vista driver software from the Lexmark web site
> > *cjb3500-4500en.exe* - it installs the software but cant find the vista
> > driver
> > I have tried a clean uninstall, reinstalling the drivers, installing
> > the drivers manually with add printers, and nothing has worked!!! also
> > restored the vista to a before point and reinstalled still no use.
> > I don't think support is going to help me anymore and I absolutely have
> > no more ideas on how to make this work with Vista Ulimate 32bit. So I
> > want to know if I am alone out there, or if anyone has had success
> > installing their Lexmark X4500 printer...
> > Thank you for your time.
> > - Robin
> > --
> > robin29