Have software on an old machine that will only run on Win 2000 Pro. The old printer attached has died. ?

Have 2 other printers but cant find drivers for 2000 Pro. (Brother HL1110 & Canon TS3160. Can anybody help?

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  • For what it's worth, it seems I recall a case in which the user was able to make a Brother printer print using Debian but not Linux Mint.

    Linux Mint was able to print (perhaps using hplip from the package manager) with an HP printer not long afterward.

  • Lv 7
    1 year ago

    have you tried the XP drivers?

    honestly, you shouldn't be using a 2000 system for anything vital. it hasn't been viable for nearly 2 decades.

    if you NEED it to work, you can either buy a replacement printer that's the same model as the one that died, or else install Linux on the 2000 box, as there are drivers for both the other printers. and honestly, Linux should run faster than Windows (in most cases) anyways.

  • Jerry
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    According to the Web site this driver will support the Brother HL 1110 on Windows 2000

    https://www.driversprinters.com/brother-hl-1110-dr...

  • 1 year ago

    Ohh, has it died? I'm sorry </3

    when's the burial?

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