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Sending a document from the computer and nothing prints!

We installed the printer software and it worked once. Now, when we try to print, nothing happens. Could it be a problem with the IP address? I noticed that on the first printing, the IP address ended with .101 & now it ends with .104. I think it's changing. Any ideas? Should I make it a static IP address and how? (the only reason I suspect that that is the problem is because our other printer did the same thing way back when and I don't remember how we fixed it). Thank you! ~Kristin

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Re: Sending a document from the computer and nothing...

Try using the Lexmark Print Server instead of the generic print server (if you use a Windows Server to share the printers). Also a new driver V2.0 was just released. Additionaly you can try to set 100 full duplex, but this is complex and has to be done at the printer, pressing a serie of buttons. These printers are crap, we have constant problems with them.

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Re: Sending a document from the computer and nothing...

To manually set the IP address in this printer you have to run the Dell setup utility. Here is the download link: Also if you're looking for the manual the link to the pdf version is here: Good luck and let us know how things go.

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