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Computer not communicating with printer

I just got a new computer and am trying to install my old lexmark x 1185. Not happening. I have tried to uninstall, and install, turn off and on, checked plugs. No go. Help! No communication between printer and computer keeps comming up.
just got a new vista laptop and i have gone to use it and it keeps saying "problem communicating" i have tried everything and it just will not work

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You stated that you just got a new computer and are trying to hook up your old printer to it. Here is the Lexmark website to download new drivers for the VISTA? operating system driver for your printer. Use the control panel printer install along with the new downloaded driver.Whee asked where the driver is, just let it know where you placed it. I would first uninstall the printer .
http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi

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