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VAN ; I just added windows 10 to my dell studio xps. being

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HI VAN ; I just added windows 10 to my dell studio xps. being very unfamiliar with all the new processes I somehow deleted my printer from usability. Now I can't print data or web pages. I keep Igetting messages that infer this printer can not be used. I am now without the ability to print any documents. my windows 7 worked fine. what's the solution. *****@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 1 year ago.


I'm sorry about the issue. Please try the following fix:

  1. Disconnect the printer's USB cable from the computer for now.
  2. Right-click on Start (windows logo icon at bottom left), then click on Control Panel.
  3. Then open Hardware and Sound, then open Devices and Printers.
  4. Right-click on the Lexmark printer, if it's there, and remove / delete it for now.
  5. Download / install the printer printer driver at the website below and check:
    (If it does not work, try the Windows 8 driver below; it may work for windows 10:
  6. Then check printing.


Please reply at the box below to continue troubleshooting. Thank you.