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How to Remove the Lexmark MarkVision Monitor

This article was previously published under Q155516
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry.Before you edit the registry, make sure you understand how to restore it ifa problem occurs. For information about how to do this, view the "RestoringRegistry Key" Help topic in Regedt32.exe.
Lexmark MarkVision is a Windows program that provides printerconfiguration and status information. MarkVision also gives you controlover your Lexmark laser printers by using the bidirectional communicationcapability of the printer. MarkVision works with printers connected to yourworkstation through TCP/IP and Data Link Control (DLC), and with printersin the Microsoft Network.
Occasionally it may be necessary to remove or re-install theMarkVisionMonitor. Steps to remove the MarkVision monitor follow:

DLC Monitor

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel and then double- click Services.
  2. Click Spooler, click Stop, and then click Close.
  3. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  4. Delete the following keys:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\ Monitors\Lexmark DLC Network Port

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Lexmark\Print Monitor Utility

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Lexmark\Network Printer Utility
  5. Exit Registry Editor.
  6. Delete the following files:

  7. Shut down and restart your computer.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems thatmay require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannotguarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editorcan be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys andValues" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe) or the "Add and DeleteInformation in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics inRegedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it.

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double- click Add/Remove Programs.
  2. Click MarkVision and then click Add/Remove.
  3. In Control Panel, double-click Services.
  4. Click Spooler, click Stop, and then click Close.
  5. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  6. Delete the following keys:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Monitors\ Lexmark TCP/IP Network Port


    NOTE: The above registry key is one path; it has been wrapped for readability.
  7. Delete the following files:

  8. Shut down and restart your computer.
Note: Markvision adds the value "lexbce" to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Spooler\ DependsOnService
If this entry is not removed before the Lexbce service is disabled, theSpooler service may not start.

MarkVision is manufactured by Lexmark, a vendor independent of Microsoft;we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product'sperformance or reliability.
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Article ID: 155516 - Last Review: 11/01/2006 04:47:09 - Revision: 2.1

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