sorry to bother you again, printer problem here!!

  sammyb36 19:47 21 Nov 07
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hi guys

just bought an all in one lexmark 6250 printer off ebay without software or anything(bit naive....maybe) however i have downloaded the driver and all is ok there....
however whenn i try to print it says cannot communicate with printer...

i have tried different usb ports and leads but still says the same.....

any help wud be appreciated

many thanks

sam

  David4637 13:46 23 Nov 07

Try printing out a test page, you may not need the PC to be connected to do this?? David

  chub_tor 15:18 23 Nov 07

Does the printer show up in Control Panel, Printers as an installed printer and is it the default with a check mark on it? If so then it is correctly installed and the drivers are OK. Go to the printer and check its Properties and it should have a tab with Ports, look at that to see which port the printer is trying to communicate with.

If all else fails, unplug the USB lead, remove the printer via the Conttol Panel. Swittch off the computer and let it re-boot so that Windows searches for new hardware and then follow the screen prompts.

  chub_tor 15:23 23 Nov 07

In case you haven't found the page here is a link to the Lexmark 6250 Set Up procedure. click here

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