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By tony ·
I have a Lexmark LX1180 printer scanner which used to work pertfectly on my Evesham computer running XP sp2

There are 6 USB2 ports on the computer which all work with other USB devices

Now when I connect the printer it is recognised by pnp as a USB hub and when pnp looks for the driver to install it can not find it

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the printer software manually many times but all I get is can't communicate with the printer

Any one any ideas as what to try next

Tony

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to printer problem

This could be a USB and Windows XP problem as MS has recently released a Patch that is stopping several USB Devices from working in the name of Security.

I would look up the Lexmark Web Site and see if they have a newer driver for this unit and use that but if they don't you'll most likely have to try to remove the offending Windows patch.

This TR Discussion Thread might be of some use to you as well

http://tinyurl.com/f2twm

Col

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by btectrain In reply to printer problem

Your USB Driver is corrupted i mean, reinstall the USP Driver again.

Abdirashed
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by btectrain In reply to printer problem

Your USB Driver is corrupted i mean, reinstall the USB Driver again.

Abdirashed
Somaliland

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by ZombieBot In reply to printer problem

In addition to the previous answers...

Have you installed/updated any anti-virus software recently? I have experienced problems in the past with scanners when I have used McAfee AV because of the buffer-overflow protection (or something like that) - try turning off your AV temporarily to see if it has any effect).

Thanks

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by tony In reply to printer problem

how do I reinstall my USB hub

tony

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