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Printer says printer not communicating

Printer statement on error is not powered up or not communicating but power is on and it is all installed in usb001 and it tries to install it in lpt 1 what can i do know. it is a konica minolta page pro 1350 w

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  • nigalm nigalm May 11, 2010

    did you try reseating the usb cable? or try another usb cable?



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Reinstall the drivers or replace your usb cable

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Try turning off the device, unplug power cable and turn on to flush the memory. Change the power cable as well. If this doesn't resolve the issue, probably something is loose in the board. Contact your support.

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I loaded my Lexmark X6180 printer with the software, and the installation went fine to the finish. But I get a communications error message "cannot communicate." What shall I do to fix?

What is the operating system installed on your computer?

A quick fix for most communication errors can be achieved by resetting the printer and/or rebooting the PC. Simply disconnect the printer from your computer. Reboot your pc. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to your computer. Then try to print again once the computer fully recognizes the USB connection.

If that doesn't help, try the steps below:

1. Disconnect the printer from your computer.

2. Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds).

2. On your computer, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes.

3. Delete the Lexmark print object.

4. Reboot your pc.

5. When your pc turns on, reconnect the printer.

6. Wait until your pc fully recognizes the USB connection. To check, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes. If you see a new Lexmark print object in the list again, then try to print again.

You may also try to update your printer driver by visiting the Lexmark website.

If the problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.

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When I try to scan or print a message comes up telling me to ck power and usb connections. I have unplugged and restarted computer 4 times and still have problem

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  • Disconnect and then reconnect the printer power cable.
  • Restart the computer.
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  • If your printer does not function properly or communication error messages appear when using your printer, you can remove and reinstall the printer software.
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    3. Restart your computer before installing the software again.

    4. Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD, and then follow the instructions on the computer screen to install the software.

    If the installation screen does not appear:

      1. In Windows XP, click Start®My Computer.

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