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When you try to print to a Lexmark X series Multifunction printer, you may receive the following message over the printer icon in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar:
This behavior may occur even after you install the latest drivers for your Lexmark X series printer.
Problem communicating with the printer
This issue may occur if Windows turns off the power to the Universal Serial Bus (USB) Root Hub device to save power.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
For additional support information for your Lexmark printer, contact Lexmark. For information about your hardware manufacturer, visit the following Web site:
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