Printer driver not working after update from Windows 7 to Windows 10  

  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Printer driver not working after update from Windows 7 to Windows 10

    After i upgraded my Windows 7 Pro system to Windows 10 Pro, my Epson EPL-6200L printers doesn't work.
    It is displayed in device manager window, with 0xBC8 status in driver installation.
    If i try to install any driver, windows 7 "impossible to install because main driver is missing", but the file required for installation is available.
    Also, if connecting printer to any other computer with windows 10, all works fine.
    I tried to remove and reinstall printer, but no results.
    My Windows version is 10.0.18363.657
    Anyone can help?
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  2. Posts : 7,768
    windows 10

    Welcome to the forum try win10 drivers 403 Forbidden
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  3. Posts : 4,388
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2

    This printer is no longer supported by Epson. You can try the Epson software updater
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  4. Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Printer driver is included in Windows 10. As stated in the original post, in other computers it works.
    My computer, however, doesn't install printer.
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  5. Posts : 4,388
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2

    Because this printer is not supported in Windows 10. If you use the Epson Software updater it may update the driver so that it can be used in Windows 10.
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  6. Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Printer works in my laptop with Windows 10.
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  7. TV2
    Posts : 2,221
    W10 Pro 22H2

    If the printer works with other Windows 10 computers then we know there is a native driver for it.
    The question then becomes why it won't work in this PC.

    A little background would be helpful.
    Did you recently upgrade from 7 to 10?
    Was the printer connected to the PC when you did the upgrade?
    Was the printer unrecognized immediately after upgrade?
    Are there any other printers or scanners connected and do they work?

    Let us get a picture here.
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  8. Posts : 7,705
    Windows 11 Pro 64 bit

    I would contact Epson Support to find the latest 64 bit driver (if there is one). Run the installer from an admin account in compatibility mode for the version of Windows it was designed for.
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