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I cant communicate with printer. i tried checking usb, unplugging power and restarting pc. still doesnt work.HELP

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Install drivers first with printer not connected. the connect. drivers are free after free registration at drivers.com. also probably available at the manufacturer's website.

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My lexmark 2600 is ON and rdy but my comp doesnt see it after making a USB connection so i cant use it to scan and print


A quick fix for most communication errors can be achieved by resetting the printer and/or rebooting the PC. Simply disconnect the printer from your computer. Reboot your pc. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to your computer. Then try to print again once the computer fully recognizes the USB connection.


If that doesn't help, try the steps below:

1. Disconnect the printer from your computer.

2. Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds).

2. On your computer, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes.

3. Delete the Lexmark print object.

4. Reboot your pc.

5. When your pc turns on, reconnect the printer.

6. Wait until your pc fully recognizes the USB connection. To check, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes. If you see a new Lexmark print object in the list again, then try to print again.


You may also try to update your printer driver by visiting the Lexmark website at http://bit.ly/aNGYmW. Select your operating system, download and execute the file.


If the problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.

Aug 30, 2011 | Lexmark X2600 InkJet Printer

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When i try to print something a window pops up that says "communication not available" ive tried restarting, unpluging the power cord and the usb cord...nothing seems to work


This problem could be caused by several factors - incorrect USB port selection, your printer is not set as your default printer, firewall, etc. This article in the Lexmark website: Communication Not Available' Error Message and Print Job Stalls in Print Queue will help you determine the cause and resolve your printing issue.

May 11, 2011 | Lexmark X2600 InkJet Printer

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Computer and printer are not communicating


1. cancel all documents in the printer queue.
2. Turn the power off / unplug the printer from the AC.
3. Shut down the computer.
4. remove the usb from the PC
5. Restart the PC
6. Replug the printer back to the AC
7. Reconnect the USB cable to the PC
8. Check to see if PC has recognized the USB device ( the printer)
9. go to the "printer and devices" if Windows 7 . Windows XP go to printers and click to make sure that you have the correct printer showing and select it and check it a the default printer. Your printer should work now.
Do a test.

May 29, 2010 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark 5410 will not communicate with my mac or pc laptops


Hi, 
Hi there,
  • Unplug the printer cable from the computer.
  • Unistall the printer drivers from Device manager and also unistall the all the printer appications
  • restart the computer
  • try to download drivers from the website
  • after installing the cannon drivers and software it will ask you to connect the printer. 
  • then you can connect the printer and print a test page.
Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks! 
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Mar 02, 2009 | Lexmark X5495 Printer

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Dell 948 wireless printer


hi,
u need to have wireless internet connection, first uninstall the printer sw, while reinstalling choose wireless install, follow inst, connect the printer, configure wireless adapter by choosing the correct wireless nw and by entering the security key(WEP, WPA), if wireless adapter not detected then, unplug all cables from back of printer,removed wirless adapter, press power button for 20 secs without any cables connected, connect cables, restart printer, connect the wireless adapter, u will get msg nw card detected, then try reconfiguring by entering the correct keys, in case if u dont know the security key contact ur internet service provider, once correct details are entered it will configure successfully, unplug usb cable from printer and pc, install printer sw, issue resolved, if there is no communication then check the firewall settings, anything relating to printer give full access, restart pc, try printing,

ps: if usb cable is connected to printer the nw card will be disabled.

Nov 03, 2008 | Dell 948 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark x5470


When you got this message were you trying to scan?

What I want you to do is a copy. Doing a copy will generally not require you to be hooked to the PC.

Scanning and Printing all require communication from the printer to the computer. Failure in communication can either be something on the computer, something wrong with the cable or rarely something wrong with the printer.

I'm assuming you have done the following:

1. Power off your printer and your computer.
2. Unplugged the power from the printer
3. Unplugged the USB cable from both the printer and the computer.
4. Reconnect the USB cable to the printer and the computer.
5. Plug the power back into the printer and make sure the printer is on.
6. Turn on the computer.

Those are general troubleshooting steps that can be done for any communication problem.

If you have done all of those try this:

Press and hold down the Windows key on the keyboard, and then type the letter R.
Type "devmgmt.msc" and then click OK on the Run dialog.
Find the item Universal Serial Bus controller.
Click the + sign next to the word Universal Serial Bus controller.
Do you see USB Printing Support?
Yes:
Right-click on USB Printing Support, and then click Properties.
Does the Device status say “This device is working properly.”?
Yes:
Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software?
No:
Click the Troubleshoot button to try to resolve the problem.
Does the Device status now say “This device is working properly.”?
Yes:
Try your print again (might need to restart)
No:
Might have a problem with your Printing Support

No:
Might have a problem with your Printing Support

Let me know - if you have a problem with your printing support you'd really need to contact your PC MFG for help - but you can always try uninstalling the USB Printing Support and reinstalling it (only if you have your disks that came with your printer).



Sep 10, 2008 | Lexmark X5470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark X4270......All in one....computer recognized it two days ago, but today it isn't doing anything. Can you help me?


The issue which u r facing is" Communication issue"
Make sure u have installed the lexmark printer software...or else download it from the lexmark website(lexmark.com)..choose the s\w for ur operation system( Xp or vista(32bit or 64bit))...
If s\w is installed...

Check the USB cable..try different port...
Clear all the docs in the printer folder...
Remove the power adaptor and replung..restart computer..
When u unplug and replung the usb cable doesn ur computer give a pop up "found New hardware" ?...If it doesnt..then (Check if USB printing support,USB composite device are present in the Device manager...i.e Right click on "my computer" ikon-go to PROPERTIES-Hardware-Device manager-Click the plus sing near and check in the list )
U can also try...
Uninstalling the s\w....disconnect the USB cable..reinstal the s\w and connect the cable when it prompts to...

Jun 02, 2008 | Lexmark X4270 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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LEXMARK 4200 SERIES


Hi anders2......

Check if u have downloaded the correct software from the website...there r tow versions for vista (64bit and 32 bit)...check if ur Vista is 64 or 32 bit and d\w the software.....

If u hvae downloaded correct printer then....

Check the USB cable..try different port...
Clear all the docs in the printer folder...
Remove the power adaptor and replung..restart computer..
When u unplug and replung the usb cable doesn ur computer give a pop up "found New hardware" ?...If it doesnt..then (Check if USB printing support,USB composite device are present in the Device manager...i.e Right click on "my computer" ikon-go to PROPERTIES-Hardware-Device manager-Click the plus sing near and check in the list )
U can also try...
Uninstalling the s\w....disconnect the USB cable..reinstal the s\w and connect the cable when it prompts to...

May 30, 2008 | Lexmark X4270 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Printer and computer not communicating


sorry my printer is lexmark 1200 series, tried restarting,unplugging usb, power supply to printer but keeps just sayin printer not communicating with computer

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