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Vista/Lexmark nightmare Installing?

After downloading driver updates for Vista from Lexmark and a number of times trying to install, I got the printer to work, but only the printer, tried to scan and had the very popular AIOC not working error. Lexmark say to clean up with a link on there site, which I did. Next thing printers all gone, no sign of them anywhere, downloaded driver AGAIN and tried to install NOTHING. Tried to manually add printer, but print spooler not working. Will this printer ever work, or do I have to ditch it. PLEASE HELP.:0)))

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  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2007

    lexmark 1200 will not comunicate with my computer i have tried it over and over help the printer is only a year old.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    I hve the same problem?

  • torchy Dec 03, 2007

    Same as above ive gt a new lemark cant get it to work at all, cant even reload the printer now .I think its vista that is the main prob no end of trouble with all sorts of software.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    I have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    have same problem I thought it was me so I have had others try and they can't get it to work either. I think it might be vista. Iam ready to buy new printer if someone can tell me which one eill work

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    Tried to install LEXMARK X1270...I have the same problem, including a driver error. Software is setup for Windows XP. According to the Lexmark site, you're suppose to uninstall the printer, then go to the Lexmark site and the driver, etc.

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2008

    I also tried to install my 1270 Lexmark Printer, Copier and Scanner to my new Vista version on my new computer, about four times now. I put in the Lexmark 1200 series disk, It loads the read-me file, etc. but when all is said and done no icon appears on the desktop to let me know it's loaded. I click into the control panel and somehow I see the Lexmark printer icon in there but when I start to print, it tells me there is no communication. I did phone Lexmark and got someone in India and he's sending me an up-dated version of Lexmark 1270 disk as he told me that this disk I have now isn't compatible with the new vista version. Isn't that just great!!!!

    I should have it in 5 days, hopefully. I was trying to get on line before and download an up-dated version but I can't seem to find one. Can anyone help?

  • SkylarM Feb 11, 2008

    I have a new Windows Vista laptop... and I have the same exact problem. "Printer is not responding/communicating... please disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable, the power cable, and then try restarting your computer." I do ALL of that about two times and NOTHING happens.

    It's an absolute nightmare... I tried TWO DIFFERENT Epson printers: and neither worked. Hoping this Lexmark WOULD.... well, I suppose that's just improbable, isn't it? Do ANY printers work with the Vista?

  • Grandma Nedy Feb 12, 2008

    Have the same problem.Have the program in a DVD RW Drive and when i try to install it, all goes when until I connect the USP cable and start the all in one printer and then he freeze. I have tried more that ten times to install the program and I am sick and tired of it.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

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  • Ladiana Jan 09, 2009

    Same issue Vista versus Lexmark X1155.

    Tried downloading drivers to update. Uninstalled lexmark software & drivers. Reinstalled nothing. I can't scan a single think. I am a teacher and rely on my scanner for daily use.

    I will not be forced into buying new printers just because I made the mistake of going with Vista.

  • Little Pixie Feb 01, 2009

    I have a Lexmark X1155 It can not communicate, I was in the process of getting info from Lexmark - However the first step was to unistall my Lexmark program, then of course restart which I then lost my connection to where i was getting the assistance now I am lost Help i just want my LexMark All in one Printer to work - I have Windows Vista

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Same problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    met mijn nieuwe computer met windows vista werkt ook mijn printer Lexmark 6100 serie, niet , Heb al van alles geprobeerd krijg hier en daar onduidelijke uitleg , en voor de rest koop ne nieuwe printer , bedankt Lexmark, ik kies nu voor een ander merk

  • robb3 Apr 16, 2009

    vista 32;hp pavilion dv9000 series;Lexmark X7675 w/Lexmark productivity software 7600 series.

    not just x1270.....

    I have tried to install this "user friendly" software 5x so far. Installs fine, prints fine, but when I turn off the laptop and restart, the software fouls everything up. What do I mean? Sidebar gadgets won't load, network connectivity and other task bar shortcuts will not load properly. When I attempted to do the most simple of tasks --ie start>control panel-- I couldn't even open up the darn window... "window explorer not responding"....

    I went to the online chat services Lexmark provides, same scenario. Firewall on or off, same thing... I even had a chat representative walk through a manual install of print driver with me (45 minutes of wasted life doing a Winxp install); the same problems happened again!

    Indeed, I could not even uninstall the Lexmark software by either disk or through the start>search prompt because my PC was so unstable, nothing would work! So, I did a F11, and restored the hard drive to an earlier date. At which point, I had to insert original disk and do uninstall...

    uninstall is on the disk under "support" on the opening screen

    I will never recommend this horrible nightmare, not even to my worst enemy. I wasted hours and hours of a very wonderful day....too bad to, because the printer looks pretty nice. really wanted it to work. and after talking to three chat reps --glen, jane, paul, and again to paul-- all essentially offering the same "just uninstall and re-install" tactical remedies, I have given up. I can only imagine the people giving positive response must have a different OS... what else could it be?!

  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    I'm Having the same problem with the Lexmark x2600

    The techs at Lexmark don't have a clue.

    I can't find an updated driver to work on Vista's system

  • NEH1 May 19, 2009

    I have had the same problems as Robb3, I am running Vista on an Advent laptop and installed a Lexmark x7675. The initial install went ok but over a few days I would frequently get a problem when scanning where the printer could not download an application list even though I could print ok.

    I downloaded and installed the latest drivers from the Lexmark site and everything would work until I rebooted and then the computer became unresponsive, explorer, side bar, control panel, computer management would all hang.

    The only way I could recover was to uninstall printer in safe mode but now I get the same problems every time I reinstall using the downloaded driver or the driver that came with the printer.

    If I reinstall and then don't reboot for a few minutes, the Lexmark device monitor app lxdwmon.exe will crash and if I restart the app manually, it will crash again after a minute or so.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I can't open the printer in my laptop. A warning says AIOC has stopped working



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Everyone seems to have the same problem with lexmark printers .it seems that lexmark have violated the trade description act by stating that there printers are vista compatable which they clearly arent .according to the varius websights i have just visited there are a lot more than 7 disgruntled lexmark customers. ian from lexmark has stated it will be one or two months before the correct software is available . two months from when? it would be interesting to hear if guest jan 17 has received his disc from india yet, ev posted jan 24

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I have almost the same problem. But can not uninstall the bastard even with the tool from Lexmark... and it is screwing up my computer.

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