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HOW TO DO A PRINTER INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS XP....

When installing a printer you need to install the driver, to do this follow these simple steps given below:

1) Click on start menu

2) go to control panel

3) Go to PRINTERS & OTHER HARDWARES

4) click on PRINTERS & FAXES

5) Now to start the printer setup wizard just give a double click on ADD PRINTER, and click NEXT

6) Click on the Local printer option and then uncheck the box next to AUTOMATICALLY DETECT & INSTALL
button

7) click on NEXT

8) Now click on CREATE A NEW PORT , and now enter "Local port" in the port type option (so that you can
show the path to where you have the printer cd)

9) Where it asks for the NAME OF THE PORT, enter the path to the printer following the format given below:

"\\server\printer"
Here server is the name of your print server and printer is the name of the printer

10) Now click on NEXT select a driver according to the windows you have....2000 or XP

11) Click on NEXT and follow the simple instructions that follow to complete the Wizard

So here you are ready to Print....
Good Luck!!

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I am trying to install the software for my lexmark x-1270 all-in-one-center, and can not find the right download this should be easy but it is not!


You will need to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver again, since the driver installation seems to be incomplete. Please follow the steps given below:
To uninstall, please follow the steps given below:
1. Click "Start" and "All Programs."
2. Go to the "Lexmark X1200 series."
3. Click "Lexmark Uninstall."
4. Click "Next."
5. Click "Finish."
6. Click "Restart Windows" and unplug the USB cable.
You may copy and paste the web address below to access the Lexmark X1250/X1270 Vista driver to install:
http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:568:0:0&emeaframe=&fileID=10443&searchLang=en&searchLang=en
Please use the following steps to download the Lexmark X1250/X1270 Vista driver to your desktop:
1. Click on "Download Now."
2. On the "File Download" screen, choose "Save."
3. The next screen will be titled "Save As." Choose to "Save in Desktop" and click "OK."
4. You should see files being transferred.
****Note**** If your browser uses a different file downloading format than specified above, you will need to resort to your browsers help files for downloading instructions. The object of steps 1 - 4 is to download the driver to your desktop. This way it is easily accessible.
5. Once the files have completed downloading, double click on the icon with your file name.
6. On the "Win Zip Self-Extractor" screen click "OK."
7. To unzip the downloaded file choose "Unzip."
8. A screen will then display the number of files unzipped successfully, click "OK."
9. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete installation of your Lexmark printer.
Note: Please plug the USB cable when prompted while installing the driver. The USB cable should still be removed from the system, and the on-screen prompts will remind you of this. Eventually, you will get to a screen asking you to plug in the USB cable. This screen also has an "OK" button. Do not hit this button yet. First, plug in the USB cable. The screen should automatically detect and install the Lexmark X1270 scanner and printer drivers.

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Jeeth

Sep 08, 2010 | Lexmark X1270 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I had imaging studio for my last computer but when I loaded the peinter program on my new computer the imaging studio did not come in. What did I do wrong. I have vista


You will need to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver. Please follow the steps given below:

To uninstall, please follow the steps given below:

1. Click "Start" and "All Programs."
2. Go to the "Lexmark P4300 series."
3. Click "Lexmark Uninstall."
4. Click "Next."
5. Click "Finish."
6. Click "Restart Windows" and unplug the Usb cable.

You may copy and paste the web address below to access the Lexmark P4350 printer Vista driver again:

http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:479:0:0&emeaframe=&fileID=11416&searchLang=en&searchLang=en&os_group=Windows%20Vista

To download the Lexmark P4350 Vista driver, please follow the steps given below:

1. Click on "Downloads." tab next to Publications and click on "Driver for Microsoft Windows Vista." Click on "Download.
2. On the "File Download" screen, choose "Save."
3. The next screen will be titled "Save As." Choose to "Save in Desktop" and click "OK."
4. You should see files being transferred.

****Note**** If your browser uses a different file downloading format than specified above, you will need to resort to your browsers help files for downloading instructions. The object of steps 1 - 4 is to download the driver to your desktop. This way it is easily accessible.

5. Once the files have completed downloading, double click on the icon with your file name.
6. On the "Win Zip Self-Extractor" screen click "OK." To unzip the downloaded file choose "Unzip."
7. A screen will then display the number of files unzipped successfully, click "OK."
8. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete installation of your Lexmark printer.

Note: Please plug the USB cable when prompted while installing the driver. The USB cable should still be removed from the system, and the on-screen prompts will remind you of this. Eventually, you will get to a screen asking you to plug in the USB cable. This screen also has an "OK" button. Do not hit this button yet. First, plug in the USB cable. The screen should automatically detect and install the Lexmark P4350 scanner and printer drivers.


Oct 18, 2009 | Lexmark P4350 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Unable to install the printer drivers Lexmark X9575. I get error while installing the printer drivers


You will need to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver. Please follow the steps given below:
To uninstall, please follow the steps given below:
1. Click "Start" and "All Programs."
2. Go to the "Lexmark X9500 series."
3. Click "Lexmark Uninstall."
4. Click "Next."
5. Click "Finish."
6. Click "Restart Windows" and unplug the USB cable.

To access the Lexmark X9575 vista driver, you may copy and paste the web address given below:
http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:87:0:0&emeaframe=&fileID=15198&searchLang=en&os_group=Windows%20Vista
Please use the following steps to download the Lexmark X9575 Vista driver to your desktop:
1. Select "Window Vista" from the drop down list
2. Click on "Download Now."
3. On the "File Download" screen, choose "Save."
4. The next screen will be titled "Save As." Choose to "Save in Desktop" and click "OK."
5. You should see files being transferred.
****Note**** If your browser uses a different file downloading format than specified above, you will need to resort to your browsers help files for downloading instructions. The object of steps 1 - 4 is to download the driver to your desktop. This way it is easily accessible.
6. Once the files have completed downloading, double click on the icon with your file name.

7. On the "Win Zip Self-Extractor" screen click "OK." To unzip the downloaded file choose "Unzip."
8. A screen will then display the number of files unzipped successfully, click "OK."
9. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete installation of your Lexmark printer.

Apr 27, 2009 | Lexmark X9575 InkJet Printer

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i got problem with my laxmark x8350 all in one, i am using window vista it was all running ok before but suddenly started having problem with connection.... i keep getting communication with the printer....hence its working perfectly with my other pc running on xp


You will need to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver. Please follow the steps given below:
To uninstall, please follow the steps given below:
1. Click "Start" and "All Programs."
2. Go to the "Lexmark X8300 series."
3. Click "Lexmark Uninstall."
4. Click "Next."
5. Click "Finish."
6. Click "Restart Windows" and unplug the USB cable.
To install, please follow the steps given below:
You may copy and paste the web address below to access the Lexmark X8350 Vista driver:

http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:516&fileID=10562

Please select "Windows Vista" from the drop down list and use the following steps to download the Lexmark X8350 Vista driver to your desktop:

1. Click on "Download Now."
2. On the "File Download" screen, choose "Save."
3. The next screen will be titled "Save As." Choose to "Save in Desktop" and click "OK."
4. You should see files being transferred.

****Note**** If your browser uses a different file downloading format than specified above, you will need to resort to your browsers help files for downloading instructions. The object of steps 1 - 4 is to download the driver to your desktop. This way it is easily accessible.

5. Once the files have completed downloading, double click on the icon with your file name.
6. On the "Win Zip Self-Extractor" screen click "OK."
7. To unzip the downloaded file choose "Unzip."
8. A screen will then display the number of files unzipped successfully, click "OK."
9. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete installation of your Lexmark printer.

Note: Please plug the USB cable when prompted while installing the driver. The USB cable should still be removed from the system, and the on-screen prompts will remind you of this. Eventually, you will get to a screen asking you to plug in the USB cable. This screen also has an "OK" button. Do not hit this button yet. First, plug in the USB cable. The screen should automatically detect and install the Lexmark X8350 scanner and printer drivers.

Apr 11, 2009 | Lexmark X5470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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the CD instalation doesnt work for Windows Vista


You will need to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver again, since the driver installation seems to be incomplete. Please follow the steps given below:
To uninstall, please follow the steps given below:
1. Click "Start" and "All Programs."
2. Go to the "Lexmark X1200 series."
3. Click "Lexmark Uninstall."
4. Click "Next."
5. Click "Finish."
6. Click "Restart Windows" and unplug the USB cable.
You may copy and paste the web address below to access the Lexmark X1250/X1270 Vista driver to install:
http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:568:0:0&emeaframe=&fileID=10443&searchLang=en&searchLang=en
Please use the following steps to download the Lexmark X1250/X1270 Vista driver to your desktop:
1. Click on "Download Now."
2. On the "File Download" screen, choose "Save."
3. The next screen will be titled "Save As." Choose to "Save in Desktop" and click "OK."
4. You should see files being transferred.
****Note**** If your browser uses a different file downloading format than specified above, you will need to resort to your browsers help files for downloading instructions. The object of steps 1 - 4 is to download the driver to your desktop. This way it is easily accessible.
5. Once the files have completed downloading, double click on the icon with your file name.
6. On the "Win Zip Self-Extractor" screen click "OK."
7. To unzip the downloaded file choose "Unzip."
8. A screen will then display the number of files unzipped successfully, click "OK."
9. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete installation of your Lexmark printer.
Note: Please plug the USB cable when prompted while installing the driver. The USB cable should still be removed from the system, and the on-screen prompts will remind you of this. Eventually, you will get to a screen asking you to plug in the USB cable. This screen also has an "OK" button. Do not hit this button yet. First, plug in the USB cable. The screen should automatically detect and install the Lexmark X1270 scanner and printer drivers.

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Jeeth

Mar 18, 2009 | Lexmark X1270 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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