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Lexmark 1300 printer

Printer begins to print then freezes even on test page. have tryed all solutions. chaning hunbs.(or router), cables, paper, cartidges;etc. also changed power source from surge procter to wall. error msg. reads printer not communicating. have changed ports. settings and everything else. i'm usin windows 2000.

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Ok it seems to me that your Driver may be corrupted... try a complete un-install of ya printer... go to the Lexmark web site and download the latest driver for win2K, and install it... This may get ya good to go :)

As an aside can you try the printer on another machine? if ya can install the drivers on another machine, and see if thats OK, it is possible the Printer has a "Hard" fault? just a thought.

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