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The Lexmark X73/X83 was one of the first popular all in one printers by Lexmark

Since you didn't post the specific error you are having, here are a few of the most common.

16 bit error:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324767

Setup error 112

http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/knowledgebase.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:95:0:0&framed=&docid=ENUS1686&relevance=1

Previous installation found

http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/knowledgebase.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:95:0:0&framed=&docid=ENUS5538&relevance=1

Freeze after USB connected

http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/knowledgebase.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:95:0:0&framed=&docid=ENUS3666&relevance=1

Here is the lexmark KB if you still need more help

http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/knowledgebase.cgi


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Printer Driver Installation Software


Please go to this link for the windows xp driver http://www.nodevice.com/driver/X83/get32624.html
and for windows 98 & me driver go to this link http://www.nodevice.com/driver/X83/get32625.html.
Hope this helps.

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I cant install lexmark x83 to my new laptop lost software disc


Here are the links to the Lexmark website to download the drivers. Just click on the links:
- Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (For Windows XP only)
- Custom Driver for Microsoft Windows 2000 (For Windows 2000 only)
- Lexmark X83 Driver for Mac OS X, Mac OS X 10.x, Mac OS X 10.2.8, and Mac OS X 10.3.x. (For Macintosh)
Unfortunately, there are no drivers for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Macintosh 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6.

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Can not install on windows vista basic


I am not sure of your question. Lexmark model x83 has drivers only for Win Xp and  Win 2,000.    Unless they. Lexmark elect to have their software people write or develop a driver for Win VISTA for this model printer ,no one else ever will. Maybe call or write to them.  Their is a 20% off printer upgrade offer on a VISTA compatable printer.
 Your other option is to downgrade to WIndows Xp. I personally see no advantages to  VISTA , at least for me. Xp is much faster. 
http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi

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Problem communicating with the printer


Go to http://www.lexmark.com

Enter your printer model (Lexmark X83) Select it from the list that appears

It will load and ask for a Operating system select Windows XP

it will load another pagemoz-screenshot-2.jpg there will be a drop down box called (choose another download type) click the arrow to the right of it and select patch

download that patch and install it restart your computer and it should solve the problem I had the same thing with my x-85

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I lost my disc to install my Lexmark X83 printer what to due ?


Download the driver from the manufacturers web site. They have downloads to support Win XP and 2000 plus various Mac OS's

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Hi xpatty - are you running XP?

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My windows vista Business cannot install my Lexmark X83 All-in-one printer!


Lexmark is not officially making any driver for the X83 that will work with Vista because its a 32 bit printer and Vista is 64 bit. Sounds like some BS to me. So, I have the same problem, a perfectly working printer and an incompatible OS. My Mom was using an old mac and had an X83 printer which she loves. She now has a new PC running Vista. Only now, I have the problem of how to get the X83 to work with Vista. Supposedly the lexmark 5200 drivers will work. My suggestion is to power off and unplug the USB cable to the X83, and manually remove any driver(s) related to it that may have been installed using the system control panel device manager. Then attempt to install the xp driver for X83 per the post below. I'm going to then plug in the USB cable and power up the printer and see if it works (it probably won't) but I'm hoping it'll then cue itself looking for the 5200 series drivers which supposedly do work according to one post on MS forum, I quote:

"After reading all these posts I was both discouraged, but more determined than ever to get my X83 to run on Vista. I have to say the determination payed off! That's right...I just both scanned and printed 7 pages on my X83 running on Vista!!!! Here's what I did. I first installed the XP driver for X83 hoping I could dumb my laptop down to make it run on an XP version....no luck there, but when I did that, my laptop recognized the X83 as a Lexmark 5200 series which is also an all in one. I thought, well, if that's what it wants, that's what I will give it. If you go to the Lexmark website and look under downloads/drivers, there is a list that shows all compatible OS. The 5200 series is listed here with a Vista compatible driver. Once I downloaded it and went through the installation wizard....it worked LIKE A DREAM!!!! I hope this helps all of you as I also understood and felt your frustrations! Good luck!!!"

article source http://forums.microsoft.com/technet/showpost.aspx?postid=503767&siteid=17&sb=0&d=1&at=7&ft=11&tf=0&pageid=1

Lexmark 5200 series drivers http://www.lexmark.com/lexmark/sequentialem/home/0,6959,204816596_1019285789_0_en,00.html

xp driver http://downloads.lexmark.com/perl/downloads/downloads.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:0:0:0 you'll have to type in a search for the driver enter X83 in the field, follow the steps...

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Inability to print


I chunked it and hooked up another spare printer we had in the house. Life is too short for tinking around with frustrating things like this. Thanks anyway.

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