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Lexmark Series 1300 refuses to work

Well, im trying to print something but my printer keeps saying "problem communicating with printer" we tried everything but nothing worked! please help

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Make sure the cable to the printer is plugged in, if so try replacing the cable or trying another port. Also make sure the printer is the default printer selected in your control panel .

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I'm assuming you have done the following:

1. Power off your printer and your computer.
2. Unplugged the power from the printer
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Yes:
Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software?
No:
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Does the Device status now say “This device is working properly.”?
Yes:
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Might have a problem with your Printing Support

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