evil spirits in my printer!

  jwv4 22:59 19 Jun 2007

hey guys, i'm new to this forum and looking for a little help. my printer keeps turning on by itself and then turning back off. it's a lexmark 5400 and i run xp on my p.c. i have 4 different anti-spyware and avg anti-virus and everything seems to be in order otherwise. any ideas on what this could be? thanks in advance.

  p;3 23:32 19 Jun 2007

might ask if you have sp 2 installed and what DO you have protection and av wise on there ;can you list them all?

and how often and how frequently DOES the printer have a mind of its own??::))

  Devil Fish 23:40 19 Jun 2007

i use avg myself but if strange things are happening i use click here for a second opinion

  ambra4 23:41 19 Jun 2007

Try updating driver

click here

  ambra4 23:43 19 Jun 2007

No Virus want to turn on/off you printer

  p;3 14:06 20 Jun 2007

have you tried using a different power socket?

  Snec 14:29 20 Jun 2007

When printers play up it's nearly always solved by reinstalling the driver, but in your case it does sound as if it's a loose wire. As ambra4 also says, it's not a virus problem.

  jwv4 02:04 21 Jun 2007

thanks for all your responses, i could'nt get back to you cause i guess i sent my question to the wrong forum. i ended up uninstalling and reinstalling the software and so far it has been behaving. thanks!

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