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MS  Windows XP  usb port + printer+ How do I activate "enable bidirectional support"?
When I attempt to connect my Lexmark printer to my laptop,  the block enable bidirectional support is grayed  out.    How do I activate it?
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Have you got the latest drivers from Lexmark?
http://www.lexmark.com/lexmark/sequentialem/home/0,6959,204816596_652569478_0_en,00.html

This happened to alot of printers and generally the driver was the thing at fault.

Terry

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Yes, I downloaded the current driver from the Lexmrk web site
LSpiker

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What model Lexmark printer do you have?

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Lexmark Z25
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