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My x5470 says enable bidirectional communication when I print

I have downloaded the drivers from the lexmark.com and installed them but my computer still won't print form the software. I am using Windows Vista operating system.

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In this case click on start and then go to Control Panel on control panel click on printers and then right click on the lexmark default printer which has a check mark on it and click on properties.......... On the properties window click on "Port" Tab and then check the option which says enable bidirectional support..................
Good Luck............

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If the bidirectional check tab is greyed out, just delete printer icon and add the manually. just click on add printer and select local printer then select USB001 port then select the proper driver for your printer.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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