While working with Lexmark printers, it is very common that you will undergo some printer errors or complications. This problem could be because of the printer or the computer or between the connections of these two. So to fix this, you need to take in every possible consideration to troubleshoot the error. Neglecting one factor might cause harm to the system or printer. So take into account every possibility to minimize the impact of the problem. So if you want to know how you can fix a Lexmark printer that has stopped working in Vista you can refer to this blog. But if you want to get the information from a more reliable source you can call Lexmark printer customer care number.
The following steps have been generalized in order to prevent any cause from getting missed out. So pay attention to the steps laid down below and follow them exactly the way it has been mentioned.
- First, you must check the connection between the printer and the computer. If you have attached the printer through a USB device then you can try changing it to a different USB port. Also, make sure that the printer has been connected and powered up correctly.
- You can also try reinstalling the printer as it re-establishes a connection between the printer and the computer. To reinstall the printer, go to the control panel and under ‘devices and printers’ check for your printer and click on the ‘delete’ option. Then you need to reinstall it again by simply following the instructions on the manual or by calling a customer service.
- Also, the reason for Lexmark printer not working on Vista could be because of an outdated driver. So check for available outdated and if there are any, go to ‘support and downloads’ on the Lexmark website and select the version of your system to download the correct driver for your printer model.
These are the three steps you can try out to solve the problem when Lexmark printer stops working on Windows Vista. However, if this still does not help and if you are facing the same problem, call Lexmark printer technical support number and avail professional help for the problem.