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Printer not communicating - Lexmark X1270 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    windows vista home premium

  • annie41 Jun 29, 2008

    problem with communicating

  • annie41 Jul 02, 2008

    i also have windows vista

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    the printer is installed, but
    when i try to print something, i keep getting the warning: problems communicating with the printer

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    not printing at aii

  • Melvin Gomez May 11, 2010

    Which Operating System do u have

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With the Lexmark printers communication subsystem you MUST let the driver ask for you to plug in the printer. DO NOT plug the printer into the USB port until told to do so.

To fix a fouled install:
(1) Uninstall the Lexmark drivers in Add Remove Programs
(2) Shutdown the computer
(3) Disconnect the printer from the USB port
(4) Restart the computer
(5) Run the Driver Installation software
(6) Cancel ALL attempts by windows to auto install the printer
(7) When the software asks for the printer connect it and continue

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