1. Joined : Aug 2015
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    windows 10
       11 Aug 2015 #1

    printer help epson dx8400 not recognized by windows 10


    hi I have recently took the free upgrade to windows 10 from windows 8 how ever now my Epson dx8400 all in one printer will not be recognized by 10 worked fine on 8 just plugged usb in and set up automatically 10 wont pick up at all ive downloaded driver update just not having any of it can any one help it says epson driver update then stops and says an error occured?
    Last edited by mawbs69; 11 Aug 2015 at 15:44.
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  2. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 1,379
    Win 10 14393.51
       11 Aug 2015 #2

    This probably won't be comforting, but:

    Windows 10 compatibility for Epson Stylus DX8400 All-in-One Printer model


    (MS thinks it's compatible - "no action required")

    Epson offers the 6.53 drivers fro Windows 10 X64:

    Epson Stylus DX8400 : Drivers & Software


    Are those the ones that you tried? Did you run them as Administrator?
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       11 Aug 2015 #3

    Yes they are what I tried downloaded then click to setup started then said error. What do you mean as administrater thanks
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  4. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 1,379
    Win 10 14393.51
       11 Aug 2015 #4

    mawbs69 said: View Post
    Yes they are what I tried downloaded then click to setup started then said error. What do you mean as administrater thanks
    Right click on the executable, then select "Run as Administrator".

    Another option is to use the "troubleshoot compatibility" in the same right-click menu. That would allow you to run the installer in a mode that is compatible with an older version of Windows (say, 7). I've had that work, rarely.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
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       12 Aug 2015 #5

    thanks bobkn all working now saved me from rolling back to win 8 thanks again.mawbs69
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