Lexmark™ Printer Not Communicating Issue
Do you want to know the tips to solve Lexmark Printer not communicating issue?
Lexmark provides a range of printers for both home and office use. Lexmark printer gives excellent printing speed and output. In some cases, this printer does not communicate with the computer and when you run the troubleshooting software, it indicates a problem that it is unable to fix. The main cause is due to some compatibility problem between the operating system and Lexmark printer. If you have the drivers for the operating system, you can install them to fix the issue. You need to make sure that you install drivers that are compatible with the operating system installed in your computer. For resolving this issue, the first step that you have to take is to uninstall the drivers and reinstall them.
Some of the tips to solve this Lexmark printer communication issue are:
- Install drivers
- Compatible Mode software
- Run with Safe Mode
For installing the drivers, first you have to locate the executable file for the driver. After that, you have to right click the file, and then select 'Properties'. In the Package Name Properties dialog box, click the 'Compatible' tab. Then you have to select the 'Run this program in the compatible mode for' check box, and then click 'Ok'. After that, you have to double click the executable file to start the installation program and complete it.
Compatible Mode software
First you have to place the application installation file on the desktop, then right click the application installation file and select 'Properties' tab, then select the appropriate options from the list and click 'Apply' and 'Ok'. After that, right click the file and select the 'Run as Administrator' option for installation. If you have any problem in the earlier version, then you can select the Compatible Mode that matches in your operating system. In this tab you can change the settings also.
Restart the computer in Safe Mode and remove all USB devices. If you have PS/2 keyboard or mouse, use the following procedure. Remove all USB devices (except USB keyboard/mouse) from the Device Manger (devices, HID and /or composite USB, USB Root Hub, USB Host controller), then shut down the system and reboot it. Then, reinstall the Lexmark printer driver.
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