Question about Lexmark X3550 All-In-One Printer
I successfully installed my Lexmark x3550 and then was prompted for a restart to finish installation.Ok so far,but my PC fired up but wouldnt come to the windows loading screen.I tried a few times but no go.I took the printers usb out and fired up my machine and it worked.Why would the printer prevent the machine from booting?
It’s not uncommon for software to mess up during installation.
Or even have a bad CD. (Please make sure you're windows XP software is up to date, run windows update service).
Since you are able to get into windows, open control panel, open add/remove programs & uninstall the Lexmark printer software. After uninstall restart the PC. Power on the printer before windows loads. See if windows runs with the printer connected & powered on. Less Its driver software. Windows should see the printer & ask for the software. (If so, it may be corrupted software). Go to Lexmark for driver software & download it.
Try reinstalling using the online driver software for the X3550 printer. If it still stops you're windows, I would suggest replacing the USB cable. If replacing the cable does not help & windows does not load, there could be something wrong with the printer.
If this is a new printer you should contact Lexmark.
Lexmark will suggest all of the above. You'll be three steps ahead of support. Lastly, I have come across an issue from time to time installing printers software into Windows XP systems.
(It matters not the printer model). Windows was missing basic printer files needed to operate any given printer. The fix for those systems was a complete fresh install of windows. Its suggested to never use a copied windows CD. It matters.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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It is my pleasure to guide you.
Click this link http://www.siliconguide.com/drivers/device/188/
This site is "Free download and instructions for installing the Lexmark X3550 All-in-One Printer Driver for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit. For those who have lost the installation CD."
Look through the OS listing and then click the Download Link at the right.
Good luck and please post back that you are successful, giving thumbs up, or if I can be more helpful.
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