Lexmark™ printer installation
Learn about the common things which one should keep in mind while installing Lexmark printer on a computer
Lexmark is a reputed company that manufactures printers and other devices and accessories related with printing. Being specialized in the production of printers, Lexmark comes up with printers with most modern features in the market. The installation of the printer is a must for allowing communication between the computer and the printer. The Lexmark printer can be installed with and without installation disc. In case of operating system with auto detection property the printer gets installed automatically without any manual effort. The driver for installation can also be downloaded from the official website of Lexmark. In all the cases the compatibility of the driver is a must for successful installation of the printer. The printer cable, the test print paper and printer software CD are the essentials needed for the installation Lexmark printers. Even though the installation of the printer is a simple process that completes in few minutes, the following of the right procedures is necessary for successful installation.
The following are the common things to keep in mind while installing Lexmark printer on computer:
- Enable PnP features
- Driver for installation
- Ensure the connection
Enable PnP features
The plug and play must be enabled in the system for the detection of USB printers. The disabled plug and play feature is one of the major reasons for the inability for establishing auto detection of USB printer by the computer. The enabling of the plug and play feature is done in the boot set-up of the system that will solve the issue.
Driver for installation
Most of the printers of Lexmark come with installation CD along with it. The installation disc has to be inserted after connecting the printer. It is required to select the right driver from the available if the disc contains more drivers. It is the most recommended method of installation of Lexmark printers. The compatible driver must be selected for download in the case of download and install of the driver.
Ethernet cable is the means of connecting the printer with the computer unless in the case of wireless printer that is connected wirelessly. The Ethernet cable must be checked before installing the printer for ensuring the quality. The Ethernet cable has to be inserted correctly as any mistake in the plugging of the Ethernet cable can lead to malfunctioning of the printer.
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