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Despite being connected as the default printer, my Lexmark X4580 will not print anything, either wirelessly or via USB connection. Is there any reason for this? The only issue was when it had to be unplugged due to freezing with a message showing something to do with "Flash failed". It restarted okay, but has refused to print since. Help?

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Make sure that the printer in question is selected in the dialog that pops up for confirmation before printing.

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