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need a printer compatible with a dell computer

My printers going on the blink. The paper doesn't feed properly. What other brand of printer can i use with a dell computer? which kind of printer has easy accessible ink??? (a dell printer takes Dell ink only...very inconvenient.)

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Asked by SeventiesChild at 3:28 PM on Sep. 4, 2010 in Shopping

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  • Any printer is compatible.... I use a cannon.... all operating systems including Linux can print... it's not about the make of the computer, it is the drivers programmed in. Use will get a disk with the printer and it will install the drivers!

    Answer by WoodWitch at 3:30 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • You can use any printer. I just bought an all-in-one HP printer at Walmart for $49 because our other one died and it is working swimmingly. You have to buy the HP ink, but it's not very expensive and available at Walmart.

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 3:30 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Any printer is compatible with pretty much any computer, because it has nothing to do with the computer itself, it's the operating system (Windows, Linux, Mac).

    My HP all-in-one printer is compatible with my laptop (which has Linux), my husband's laptop (which has Win-"doze"), and would also work with a Mac.

    Answer by WomanWitty at 3:35 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Like they said, you can buy any printer you want. I also have an HP all in one (scanner, copier, printer). The ink is a little pricey but I've had good printers with HP except mine seems to be real ornery when it comes to feeding the paper in. Sometimes it works, sometimes I have to play around with it. But it works.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 3:51 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • You can use any printer that is compatible with your operating system on your computer. I had a dell computer and i used a Lexmark printer on it.

    Answer by dirtyswifey10 at 6:13 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • HP

    Answer by khurley8686 at 12:04 AM on Sep. 5, 2010

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