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I need assisstance installing my lexmark X73 printer to my computer. Please help me

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Hello there! thanks for using!

► Software Installation & Use
Installing the software for the Lexmark X73 is a breeze. Just your usual throw in the CD Rom and follow the on screen instructions. This doesn't take long thankfully. Using the software is also quite good and relatively easy. You'll find yourself only using a few of the features regularly and they perform quite well. The software also has a voice that alerts you of certain problems the device may be experiencing, which can be quite annoying when it’s repeated a few times. It’s kind of like someone rubbing it in really that your printer is not working. It also talks when you are printing a document to let you know that you are printing – this is less bugging though because at least you know its working.
When you install the software I recommend signing up to the Lexmark site for technical support as it will usually come in handy if there seems to be any problems.

Or simply, just insert the CD software for your printer and install as recommended and you may go to this website for more details if you do not have a CD:

OR you may go to then follow the instruction there.

Hope I help you a lot!

thanks! don't forget to mark!

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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Thank you for choosing

here are the website who will teach you how to install the printer jsut fllow the instruction very carefully and your problem wil be finish..

hope you will folow my suggestion..

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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    Mark Milan silaran Feb 18, 2009

    hello again..

    if you can not log

    A printer driver is software that your programs and Windows can use to communicate with a physical printer (which might be attached to your computer, to another computer on the network or to a "phantom" printer that isn't even there).

    PowerPoint gets very cranky if you don't have a printer driver installed on your computer and set as default. You don't really need to have a physical printer, just the driver at a minimum.

    This should be a MS-approved standard printer driver, and not a specialty driver like a Fax driver, Microsoft Office Document Imaging driver, Acrobat or the like.

    The driver should be locally installed (ie, the driver should reside on your PC, not on a network, though you can "connect" a locally installed driver TO a network printer).

    I have a printer installed already. Is it local?
    If you already have a printer driver installed and need to know whether it's local or not:

    • Choose Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes.
    • Right-click your printer and choose Properties.
    • On the General tab of the Properties dialog box, click Print a test page.
    • Look at the Computer name: listed on the printer test page. If it matches the name of your computer, then the printer driver is locally installed. If it's some other name, then you're using a shared driver from that computer, which is liable to cause problems for PowerPoint.

    Install a printer driver locally
    Installing a printer driver is a Windows function, not a PowerPoint one. Before installing a printer driver, quit PowerPoint and your other programs.

    Read over the installation instructions that came with your printer. When in doubt, follow the instructions there rather than the ones below.

    • Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
    • Double-click "Printers & Faxes"
    • Double-click "Add Printer" to start the Add Printer Wizard

    The Add Printer Wizard Welcome screen

    • Click Next

    Local or Network Printer

    • Click "Local Printer"
    • Make sure there's NO checkmark next to "Automatically detect and install ..."
    • Click Next

    Select a Printer Port

    • If your printer is actually attached to the computer, click "Use the following port" and select the port your printer's attached to.
    • If you're installing a driver only to keep PowerPoint happy, choose LPT1: or FILE: (it doesn't really matter, since you'll never actually print to the port)
    • If you're installing a local driver but need to print to a network printer, look for the printer's port on the network and choose it, if available. If not, choose LPT1: for now. You can change the setting later.
    • Click Next

    Install Printer Software

    • If installing a real printer, select your printer manufacturer and printer model here.
    • If you have an installation disk or CD that came with the printer, click "Have Disk" and locate the INF file for the printer (check the printer's documentation for specific instructions).
    • If installing a printer only to keep PowerPoint happy, choose the HP LaserJet 4V/4MV as we've done here
    • Click Next

    Name Your Printer

    • Give the printer a name (this is the name you'll use to select it later)
    • If installing a printer just to make PowerPoint happy, you might want to give it a name that indicates it isn't a real physical printer (PPT Pacifier, or the like)
    • Click "Yes" under "Do you want to use this printer as the default printer" (this option may not appear in all Windows versions; see Notes below)
    • Click Next

    Printer Sharing

    • Click "Do not share this printer"
    • Click Next

    Print Test Page

    • Click No
    • Click Next

    Completing the Add Printer Wizard

    • Review your choices. Click Back if you need to change anything
    • Click Finish

    If you don't see "Use this printer as the default printer" in the "Name printer" screen, finish installing the printer, then click Start, Settings, Printers; rightclick the printer you just installed and click "Set as default printer" from the pop-up menu that appears.

    If you have a physical printer installed, you can print a test page to make sure it's working correctly and to verify that it's a local and not a network-installed driver.

    • Click Start, then click Printers and Faxes
    • Right-click the printer you want to test and choose Properties from the pop-up menu
    • Click "Print test page" on the Properties dialog box that appears
    • When the test page finishes printing, check the following items on it:

      • Computer name: this will be the name of the computer the printer driver is on. It should be the same as your computer's name. If it's some other computer's name, then the printer driver is NOT locally installed.
      • Printer name: this should show the name you assigned when installing the driver; if it shows something like \\Computername\Printername, the driver's on the network, not on your PC. Consider removing the network version and installing a local driver instead.

    on the site that i give you here i post try this suggestion.

  • Mark Milan silaran
    Mark Milan silaran Feb 18, 2009

    as you can see the sample is Hp printer..

    but it is only a sample just follow the procedure starting by looking the icon add remove in control panel..


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Hello, would you like me to install it for you?

the above link will start a remote support session.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

  • Ekse Feb 18, 2009


    It has been over 2 hours and the remote support session has been closed.

    To install your printer you first need the driver cd or if you don't have it you can download the drivers by going to select drivers and downloads then driver finder, enter lexmark and your model into the search field.

    next select your windows version when asked.

    download and install the drivers for the printer

    print a test page to see if everything has been succesfull.

    Let me know if you need anything else.




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