Epson Status Monitor again....



Before the forum closedown someone suggested me to install the Status Monitor (version 2 since my printer is an Epson Stylus Photo EX) using the Windows XP compatibility mode, which I successfully did. Now my problem is that the status monitor can't find the printer even though it's connected and turned on. If I remember correctly, the status monitor installs a special "Epson LPT port driver" under Windows 9x replacing the standard LPT driver but of course this driver is not available for WinXP. Could this be the cause ? Any advice? Thanks!
are there no drivers for XP from epson?
you should attempt to contact them
Yes, there're XP drivers but only for the new models :( Anyways someone on this forum managed to install the old status monitor 2 application but I had no chance to ask more details cause the forum went down and now the message base has been deleted, so I lost my contacts.
Waddy i think is in the process or will be in the process of putting the old forum into HTML.... if you can wait a bit you might be able to get the info from there
Had the same problem myself, The final solution was to replace the printer. It wasn`t the answer I wanted to receive either!!:mad:

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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.

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