Resolving Lexmark™ printer not working issue
Is Lexmark printer installed on your system not working? Find out how to solve the problem.
Majority of all computer users connect their systems to a printer. Printers are computer peripheral devices essential for taking hard copies of computer files. Lexmark printers are some of the best in the world. They come with the highest quality internal components that ensure that issues would not come up with the use of these printers. Because of which hardware related problems with the use of Lexmark printers would be rare but software related issues can be easily solved by the users themselves. Some of the common problems that Lexmark printer users might face include printer not responding, very low quality prints produced, system restarting when printer is in use etc. The printer not working issue with your Lexmark printer might be because of many reasons. Some of them include problems with the printer drivers installed on the system, issues with some of the system files essential for the functioning of the printer drivers, malware infections within the system, defects with the printer connecting hardware etc. Users can check the printer connecting hardware and if any damage is found, they would have to be replaced with genuine spares.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to fix Lexmark printer not working issue:
- Run antivirus program
- Verify printer drivers
- Check system file integrity
Run antivirus program
Malware can cause Lexmark printer not working issue on your system. If your system got infected with a very bad malware, then it is very likely that the printer drivers installed on your system got infected and the printer would stop functioning because of the infection. Such issues caused by malware can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using the antivirus program installed on the system (or using a malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes Antimalware).
Verify printer drivers
Lexmark printers installed on your system require drivers to function. Drivers link the operating system and the printer and any problems with the printer would directly affect the functioning of the printer. All Lexmark printer users having problems with the working of the printer are advised to verify the printer drivers installed on the system (for compatibility, authenticity, type specification). If the drivers are found not meeting the requirements, then they would have to be replaced with proper ones to solve the issue.
Problems with the system files associated with the drivers can also cause Lexmark printer not working issue. Lexmark printer users facing printer not working issue are suggested to check the integrity of the system files using the sfc/ scannow command and then repair the operating system using the default OS repair tool to get the system files back to ideal working state.
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