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When I try to install my 8300 series Lexmark printer to my compaq presario with a windows vista operating system I get an error message that sais I have to disable my anti-virus software before I continue. How do I disable my anti- virus software so that I can install my printer?

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FIRST you go to your ANTI-VIRUS program , go to PROPERTIES , there your gonna see a window and where it says ANTI VIRUS enable or on , just click to disable it , i cant be more helpful cause I dont have the brand of your anti virus software , hope this helps AJ

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