To install the Lexmark X73 All-In-One printer onto your system running
Windows XP, perform the following step:
Run the Lexmark X73
Prior to installing
the Lexmark X73 drivers, you will need to temporarily disable any
anti-virus software you may be currently running on your system.
Refer to the Help files for your anti-virus software for
instructions on disabling it. If you have Norton AntiVirus or McAfee
VirusScan software and need information on disabling these programs,
refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article:
Run the Lexmark X73 Setup
If you have already
connected the USB cable to the computer, you will need to disconnect
it in order to avoid any errors during the installation process.
To begin with the
Lexmark X73 setup, perform the following steps:
Insert the Lexmark CD into the CD drive.
The Windows XP Users - Read this First window appears.
Read the "Windows
XP Users - Read this First" information carefully prior to
continuing with the installation.
After reading the contents of the Windows XP Users - Read this
First advisory, click the Continue Anyway button.
The Lexmark Install Now window appears.
Click the Install Now button.
The Lexmark X73 setup window appears with an image of the Lexmark
Click the Next button to begin the setup process.
From the Choose Destination Location window, verify that the
printer will be installed in the following location:
Click the Next button to continue.
The Ready to Install window appears.
Click the Next button to start the installation.
After the Sprint 4.0 setup is complete, the Lexmark X73 file
folder opens automatically.
The folder will be automatically populated with several Lexmark files
Once complete, the Connect USB Port window appears.
Physically connect the USB printer to the back of the computer.
The system will automatically detect the printer and will proceed with
the installation process.
The installation program will automatically open and close several
windows, including but not limited to the Windows Task Manager
Once the windows have been automatically closed, the Hardware
Installation window appears.
You are prompted to Continue Anyway or Stop Installation.
Click the Continue Anyway button in all instances where you
are asked to select between these two options.
The installation process continues.
Small window messages or bubble messages appear at the bottom right hand
corner of your screen.
The text states that A new USB, Lexmark device was detected.
X button in the upper right hand corner of the bubble message to
The Lexmark X73 window appears advising you to Press Continue
Anyway on all Hardware Installation prompts that you receive.
OK button to continue.
The Hardware Installation window appears.
Continue Anyway button to proceed.
The Setup.... Copying Files window appears.
Progress of the setup process is shown.
The Lexmark X73 window appears and states To be sure that you
are getting the highest print quality, you will need to align your print
Continue button to begin the alignment process.
The Setup Complete window appears after the alignment is
Finish to complete the setup process.