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The printer will not communicate with my computer

I purchased a new Dell and after installation ran the Lexmark 2500 printer series. Each time I try to print it says there is no communication to the printer. I have checked the plugs several times and they appear to be ok. The printer is on and yet it will not respond.

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    i think i need the product key they keep asking for the disc does not finish loading then it asks for product key

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Hit start on your computer and click on printer and faxes - follow the directions.
if this doesn't work, click on start, click on control panel, click on add new hardware and follow directions.
if it still doesn't work post this question in the computer section

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