Cannot Print to a Networked Lexmark Printer

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the point and click printing functionality with the following Lexmark printers, you may not be able to print to a network printer:
  • 1000 Series
  • 5000, 5700, 7000, and 7200 Series
  • Z11, Z12, Z22, Z31, Z32, Z42, Z51, Z52 and 3200 Color Jetprinters

CAUSE

This issue can occur because the Lexmark software is designed to be installed locally so that it can communicate with the printer directly and provide printer-specific information such as ink levels to the customer.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, refer to the "How to Share Lexmark Printers over a Windows 95/98 Peer to Peer Network" document that is located at the following Lexmark Web site:
http://www.lexmark.com
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Article ID: 295434 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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