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printer problems--asap

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by karenftx, Jan 12, 2003.

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  1. karenftx

    karenftx Thread Starter

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    I just put a new cable on my printer. I was told to uninstall the printer which I did. However, when I tried to reinstall, it said fatal error and could not find the driver.
    I went to Lexmark and downloaded the latest driver and now have it installed. However, when I went to put the disk in and to install the software, nothing happened. It just said "querying printer" and then stopped.
    I went to settings to install and also to control panel. Now I cannot get anything to come up when i click it.
    Help.
     
  2. karenftx

    karenftx Thread Starter

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    By the way, I am using a Lexmark z53 and Windows Me.
     
  3. buck52

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    Howdy

    I would uninstall drivers and software and start from scratch...
    Turn off computer connect printer then restart and let the new hardware wizard walk you thru it...when it asks for the drivers point it to the new drivers you downloaded not the drivers on the install CD

    buck
     
  4. karenftx

    karenftx Thread Starter

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    Thanks. That helped but now its saying that it can't communicate with the printer. Why?:confused:
     
  5. AbvAvgUser

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    Does this printer work on some other machine?
     
  6. karenftx

    karenftx Thread Starter

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    No, it isn't, but I managed to fix it. The printer was never completely uninstalled. Thanks to all who answered!:D
     
  7. AbvAvgUser

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    Although I haven't solved this problem of yours, I would not mind accepting that Thank you. :D

    You are welcome buddy :p
     
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