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Lexmark isn't recognized by all my programs

Something not quite right about my Computer settings or Lexmark. When I try to print if its some of my programs my computer keeps saying I need to install a printer. Other programs give me the drop down menu and I have to click on the Lemark item but not all programs will give me a drop down menu and those are the ones that act like I don't have a printer at all. Example is Microsoft Works and some other programs that aren't Microsoft. So its not just a Microsoft thing.

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  • Sinaj101 Jul 19, 2008

    Oh yes, this computer is a Windows Vista. Could that be part of the problem?



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  • Sinaj101 Aug 03, 2008

    Ya, I realized after I posted it that something was strange about this area. I just thought all Lexmark 2500 Series were printers. Heck I didn't think typewriters even existed anymore.



    Thanks!

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May I suggest that you post this under lexmark printers rather than typewriters you will probably get better help.

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