Many older printers may only have basic driver support, in which case you will lose maintenance utilities which show ink levels etc. Also, 64-bit support may be thin on the ground, and printers without 64-bit support will not work if connected direct or through a network to your new 64-bit operating system.
This is a list of the major printer manufacturer websites where you will either find good news or the prospect of having to buy new..
Canon - (includes other Canon product lines)
Epson – this manufacturer prefers not to produce lists
Fri, Jan 15 2010 19:54