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Lexmark printer under XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jletcher, Jan 8, 2003.

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  1. jletcher

    jletcher Thread Starter

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    I have a Lexmark Z53 printer that I have had for a couple of years. Under XP home edition, it will never print on the first try, but always on the second. I get an error that the computer can't communicate with the printer or that the printer attached is not a Lexmark Z53. When I hit print the second time, it prints fine.
    Questions: I have it hooked up through a usb port. Could the computer be trying to read the wrong virtual printer port? Anyone have any clues?
     
  2. Mollie

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    Have you installed the latest drivers from Lexmark? According to its site, the latest drivers for your printer model came out in April 2002. If you haven't, I would suggest trying that first, before doing anything else. Be sure to uninstall the old drivers before installing the new ones. ;)

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