- Turn the printer off.
- Power on the printer and as soon as you see the memory count hold the stop button down until all three control panel lights flash once and then remain on.
- Press the select button (green check mark) and then the menu button.
- Menu arrow down until you see “Clear All RFU Errors”.
- Press the select button twice until the highlighted cursor is the letter C in the word clear.
- Scroll down until you see “Set Run mode to Manual”.
- Press the select button once until the highlighted cursor is on the letter R in the word Run mode.
- Scroll down until you see “Set RFU Error Off”.
- Press the select button twice until the highlighted cursor is on the letter S in the word Set.
- Turn the printer off and then back on.
- Wait until the printer comes to ready and resend firmware.
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I’ve been servicing office equipment for the last 13 years. When I first started servicing printers, HP was the main contributor to our income with about 75 percent of the calls. Lexmark held its own with 20 percent and the other 5 was everybody else. Over the years I have seen a steady decline in Lexmark with a rise from other manufacturers. This last year I have noticed a resurgence of Lexmark. I still haven’t been servicing them much but I’ve seen a few new models in customer’s offices and more advertisements as far as promoting new products. In this article I would like to discuss a brief history of the company, my opinion, and where their future may be heading.
In 1991 the Lexmark brand was bought from IBM by the investment group Clayton, Dubillier, and Rice. They took the printer division and setup shop in Lexington, Kentucky. Over the next several years, under the direction of a former IBM vice president, the company grew larger than anyone would have predicted. By the end of 1994 Lexmark was fourth in the retail market, they officially dropped the IBM logo, and with their huge impact in the market place everybody was taking notice. With huge endorsements from Microsoft and Lexmark’s unique LAN based software, Markvision (1995), which allowed users to track machine status, view all machines on the network and allowed IT personal to change settings and fix machines before calls were even being made, Lexmark had created their own identity. Companies could now contribute their increase in efficiency to Lexmark’s products and services. Continue Reading