Drivers for Lexmark™ X1185 Printer
Do you own a Lexmark X1185 printer? Find out how to install drivers for them.
Drivers are the communicating link between the hardware connected to a computer and the Operating System installed on it. Drivers help the hardware understand the various requirements of the Operating System so that the particular task can be performed. Drivers also aid in the Operating System understanding the results produced by the hardware so that the required information can be passed on to users. Even external devices such as printers require drivers. If your computer is connected to a Lexmark X1185 printer, and the device did not come up with a product disc containing drivers then the drivers would have to be downloaded and installed. Users downloading drivers for Lexmark X1185 printer must ensure that the drivers being downloaded are of the latest series available as installation of outdated drivers can cause many issues with the functioning of the printer and reduce its productivity. The downloaded drivers for Lexmark X1185 printer are best installed when the system is in the safe mode of the system so that drivers can be installed cleanly. After the installation of downloaded drivers, users must also reboot the system before using the printers.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding points to keep in mind before installing drivers for Lexmark X1185:
- Check driver authenticity
- Remove infections
- Create backup and restore point
Check driver authenticity
Users installing Lexmark X1185 drivers are recommended to verify the authenticity of the drivers before installation. Third party drivers for the Lexmark X1185 printer should not be installed on the system as they might have malware and spyware that would steal data from the system. The authenticity of the driver at hand must be verified by checking details of drivers about to be installed with those provided on the official website of the manufacturer.
Before starting with the installation of Lexmark X1185 drivers, users must make sure that the system is completely free of malware. Presence of malware on the system at the time of installation of Lexmark X1185 drivers can cause many issues such as driver corruption and unwanted modification of drivers. An updated antivirus program or malware removal tool should be used to remove all malware.
All users installing Lexmark X1185 printer drivers are suggested to create backup of all essential data on the system before starting with the driver install. This should be done, so that even if some issues do come up after the installation, data would be safe and secure. It is also highly advisable that a restore point be created so that system can be restored if necessary.
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