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Lexmark x83 the printing was fine yesterdsay come in to it will not printer. It says not communicating with printer. downloaded drives still will not work. Help!!!

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Erform the following checks on the bi-directional communication:

1. Temporarily unplug the power cord and then plug it back into the wall outlet. If necessary, turn the printer back on. The printer should make a resetting sound.
2. Make sure that the print cartridge has been installed correctly and the cover snapped into place.
3. Also make sure that the printer is directly connected to the USB port (or parallel port, where applicable) on the PC.
4. An IEEE-1284 bi-directional parallel printer cable is required (not applicable for USB).
5. If there is another peripheral device connected, remove it and connect the printer directly.
6. If the problem persists, continue as instructed below.

To prevent the drvwppqt.vxd virtual device driver from being loaded:

Warning! Do not implement this solution if you have a tape backup device connected to a parallel (LPT) port on your computer.

1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files Or Folders.
2. In the Named box, type drvwppqt.vxd and then click Find Now.
3. Rename all instances of the file by changing the file name extension from .vxd to .old. This will prevent the driver from being loaded.

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