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Problem communicating with the printer

Hello, i would like to know why when i try to print , it says problem communication not available???

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Did you just install the software? if not then check your cables. If they are firmly attached thentry a different usb port on your computer. If that doesn't work then un-install the lexmark (not delete) and reinstall following directions. After Download make sure printer if off and usb cable is unplugged from the printer. Start the program and follow the diffections. But only connect when it tells you to do so.

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