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I have a Lexmark 5200 printer. Worked fine with

I have a Lexmark 5250 printer. Worked fine with win xp, but can't get it to work with Vista. Installed ok using Lexmark disk. When I go to print it doesent do anything.

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There is a conflict with the Lexmark printer control program from XP with Vista. either download and install the new program from Lexmark or try running the device in compatabiltity mode. The Lexmark XP drivers will not work with Vista and they posted updates to most of thier application software on thier website.

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