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I have been TRYING to connect my Lexmark X 75 printer to my comp. I dont know why but it will randomly disconnect itself from my printer. I'll get messages saying that there is no printer to connect and then I have to turn the print spooler back on...I did that. My CD is scratched so I tried downloaded the drives from the Lexmark website. Everytime I turn my comp on it SAYS that it has found new hardware, but when I try to install it, I get an error message saying that it could not communicate and "the print monitor is not found" and my printer talks to me and says "cannot communicte with the printer". So I went online to solve that problem and when I tried to pull up my Help and Support from my start menu I got "cannot open Help and Support because the service system is not running. Open Help and Support to solve the problem" I mean what the [bleep]?!?! Can someone help, what on earth do I do?
I have windows XP and a Lexmark X 75 just to remind you
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to answer your second question....

start > run, type
scrolldown to help and support...double click...change startup type to automatic.


To answer your other question (well, sort a, since I am not sure it is a question, but an attempt to resolve this problem on your own)

Just turn the lexmark off and back on. I will save you some time. If the lexmark x75 is anything like the lexmark x73 you are wasting your time. Lexmark blames Microsoft, Microsoft blames lexmark and there is not a thing you can do about because when the powersaver mode kicks in this program loses connectivity.

THere are a variety of things you can do that may solve the problem but most of the time they do not work.

Turn off powersaving for the usb port.
completely clean the drivers and install the newest
do a firmware update on the printer.
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