FIX: Lexmark Slow Printing Multiple Pages on Windows 10 (Solved)

On a Windows 10 PC, with a Lexmark printer installed, the printing is slow when printing multiple pages. The Lexmark slow printing issue in Windows 10, is usually due to the incorrect printer driver or to incorrect printer settings (Preferences). To resolve the issue, continue reading below.

FIX: Lexmark Slow Printing in Multiple Pages on Windows 10

Lexmark Slow Print problem in details: In Windows 10, your Lexmark printer prints quickly when printing a single page, but when you want to print multiple pages, the printing is slow because the printing process takes too long to start and then the printer prints one page at a time every 1-2 minutes.

This tutorial contains instructions to solve the Lexmark multiple pages slow printing issue, in Windows 10.

How to FIX: Multiple Pages Slow Printing in Lexmark Printer on Windows 10.

Method 1. Modify Printer Settings.

1. Navigate to Control Panel -> Devices and Printers.
2. Right-click on your Printer and select Properties.

Printer Properties

3. At 'General' tab, click Change Properties.

Change Printer Properties

4. At Lexmark Printing Preferences, set the Paper type to Plain and click OK. *

* Note: Other settings that can applied on your printer to improve the print speed:

  • Print Resolution: 600 dpi will slow the printer down.
  • Quiet Mode: Off

FIX Slow Lexmark Printing Lexmark - Windows 10

5. Now, click Apply and OK in 'Printer Properties" window to apply the change.
6. Open a document with multiple pages, and check if the issue is fixed. If not, continue to the method-2 below.

Method 2. Change the Printer Driver.

1. Navigate to Control Panel -> Devices and Printers.
2. Right-click on your Printer and select Remove Device.

Uninstall Printer Windows 10

 

2. After the printer removal, navigate to Programs and features in Control Panel and uninstall the Lexmark software (of any).

3. Navigate to Lexmark Drivers & Downloads site, and search for available drivers for your Printer Model and Operating System.
4. From the list of the available drivers, download and install one of the following drivers: *

  • Universal Print Driver.
  • Universal PCL5e Emulation Print Driver.
  • Universal PostScript 3 Emulation Print Driver.

* Note: I suggest you try the print drivers in the order listed above.

5. When the printer driver installation is completed, restart your PC.
6. After restart, try to print a long document. The slow printing issue, should be fixed.

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