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Hooking up printer

Bought a pc (windows vista) and lexmark z845 6 months ago. still can't get printer hooked up. keeps saying printer not communicating. i have USB cable. called support, they sent me a cd to download printer. didn't work. asked a guy in Staples tonight where i bought everything. told me to go to website and download patch. i don't know what he's talking about. am very fustrated. have a brand new printer i can't use. any ideas?

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Re: hooking up printer

Maybe your USB port or USB cable is not working? For sure you need to get the latest drivers for Vista, Try to download the driver from Lexmark website at If that still doesn't work, see if you can get another USB device to connect to your computer - like a USB Flash Drive (or "thumb drive").

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