Lexmark C544dn Setup Guide

The Lexmark C544dn is a color laser printer. This particular Lexmark printer is known for its efficient performance compared to its peers. The compact design and sleek features make the printer stand out from its competitors. The Lexmark C544dn printer has a rapid printing speed of 25 pages per minute for black and 12 pages per minute for color. With the duplex printing feature, you can save paper with the new energy saving Eco-mode feature and it is considered to be the perfect desktop companion. The Lexmark C544dn setup procedure is given below.

  1. Initial Lexmark C544dn printer unboxing guidance
  2. As you unbox the printer from the carton box, you could see the following: 
  3. The documentation and the installation CD
  4. The setup and the user guide
  5. Toner cartridge
  6. Power cord
  7. Cartridge information
  8. Guarantee/Warranty statement
  9. The Lexmark C544DN printer
  10. Take out the printer and remove all the packing materials from the outside and inside of the printer.
  11. Pull out the paper tray completely from the printer.
  12. Squeeze and slide the green color paper guide on both sides of the paper tray.
  13. Stack a bunch of paper and make sure not to fold the paper to avoid paper jams.
  14. Load the paper in the tray with the print side facing down and bring the paper guide close to the edges of the paper.
  15. Press the button on the right side of the printer to open the front door.
  16. Unpack the cartridges from the sealed packaging.
  17. Install the cartridges based on the colors seen on the right side of the Lexmark printer.
Lexmark C544dn setup
  1. Hold the Black cartridge by the side and gently push it into the black cartridge slot.
  2. Perform the same steps for the other colors as well.
  3. Once you are done, make sure the cartridges are placed intact and then close the front door of the printer.
  4. Remove the dust cover from the sealed packaging and install it at the bottom of the printer.
  5. If you are planning to make a network connection to the printer, you will have to use an Ethernet cable as a choice to make the connection.
  6. Connect the Ethernet cable to the Lexmark C544dn setup and the other end to the router.
  7. Finally, install the printer driver on your computer and connect the printer to it.

Lexmark C544dn Driver Download

Driver for Lexmark C544dn Printer

Though the Lexmark C544dn printer comes with an installation CD, you have the option of downloading the driver from the official Lexmark support page.

  1. Open the default browser, enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar, and press the Enter button.
  2. On the right side of the Lexmark page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  3. The printer’s page will open. Navigate and click the Product Support tab.
  4. Click the Downloads tab, select the operating system from the drop-down list, and select the required driver from the displayed list.
  5. The driver will be downloaded to the computer once you click on the driver file name. 

Lexmark C544dn Manual Download

User Manual for Lexmark C544dn Setup
  1. Open the default browser on your computer.
  2. Enter the official Lexmark support URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  3. On the right side of the Lexmark page, enter the printer model in the search bar and press the Enter button.
  4. In the Lexmark C544dn setup's page, navigate and click the Product Support tab.
  5. Click the Manuals tab under Manuals & Guides. Then click on the required manual.
  6. When the manual opens in a new tab, click the download button on the top right corner of the screen.
  7. The manual will be downloaded to the computer.

Install Lexmark C544dn Driver

You can directly proceed with the installation of the driver from the installation CD provided with the printer. You can also download the driver from the official Lexmark support page.

  1. Once you have the CD installed/driver downloaded on the computer, open the installer file to begin the installation.
  2. All you have to do is to follow the on-screen instructions and click I Agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  3. When prompted, select the suitable connection type.
  4. The driver will be installed on the computer and you will be able to access the printer from your computer.
Lexmark C544dn Driver Installation Guide

Lexmark C544dn Wireless Setup

To connect this Lexmark C544dn setup over a wireless network, you have to install the Lexmark N4050e wireless print server on your printer.

  1. Unpack the print server and connect it to your Windows computer using a standard USB cable.
  2. Make sure that your computer is connected to your wireless network.
  3. Insert the setup CD into your computer and install the N4050e Utility with the help of the on-screen instructions.
  4. Once the utility has been installed, the print server setup wizard will be launched on the computer.
  5. Follow the instructions displayed in the setup wizard.
  6. Select your network mode and network name.
  1. Select the security type and enter the network security key when prompted.
  2. The print server will be configured now.
  3. Once it is done, unplug the print server from the computer and connect it to the USB port on your printer.
  4. Once the communication has been made, the Network Settings page will be printed on your printer.
  5. Following that, install the printer driver on your computer.
  6. Now, your printer can be accessed over the wireless network through the print server, and it is suitable only for printing.

Lexmark C544dn Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Some of the common printer error messages and the possible fixes are listed below. To solve the printer issues, click the Call button to get assistance from our technical team.

Calibrating:

The printer is adjusting the color.  

Close Door:

Close the doors of the printer (Upper and lower).  

Insert Tray :

Insert a specified tray into the printer.  

Reload printed pages in Tray :

  1. You can press the tick button on the printer control panel to clear the message.
  2. Press the X button and then the tick button to cancel the printing.
  3. Update the printer driver from the Official Lexmark support page.
  4.  

<input src> <customer type name>:

  1. Load the specified paper in the paper tray.
  2. Cancel the print job.

<input src> <customer string>:

  1. Load the specified paper to clear the message. 
  2. Cancel the print job.
 

<input src> <size>:

  1. Load the paper in the paper tray and select the appropriate size according to the print job.
  2. Cancel the print job.
 

yy Invalid refill, change the cartridge:

Refill or replace the toner cartridge.

Lexmark C544dn Printer Waste Toner Replacement

  1. Open the front door of the Lexmark C544dn setup.
  2. Remove the side cover of the printer by pressing the green lever.
  3. Take out the used waste toner box.
  4. Unpack the new waste toner box from the sealed packaging.
  5. Hold it by the handle provided on the sides.
  6. Place the Waste Toner box into the closed packaging and close the side door of the printer.
  7. Close the front door of the printer.
  8. Press the Tick button on the printer control panel to initialize the installed waste toner box.

Fix: Lexmark C544dn Firmware Error

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Remove the paper tray from the Lexmark C544dn setup.
  3. You will now have to remove all the media (stack of paper) from the paper tray.
  4. Reload the stack of papers back into the paper tray.
  5. Insert the tray back into the Lexmark printer.
  6. Try performing a print job and the error will be cleared.
  7. If the error persists, you can update the Firmware to the latest version.
  8. You can download the latest Firmware from the Lexmark Official support page.
  9. After downloading the firmware, install it on your printer from the Embedded Web Server (EWS) of the printer.
  10. You will no longer face the 900 Firmware error.

Fix: Lexmark C544dn Yellow Streaks

  1. The streaks are nothing but some printing issues that have occurred on your printer. The best way to resolve any printing problem is to reinstall the cartridges.
  2. Open the front door of the Lexmark printer.
  3. Take out each of the cartridges from the slot.
  4. Shake the cartridges to redistribute the toner.
  5. See if the cartridges still have some life. If not, replace the cartridges with new ones.
  6. Gently push the cartridges back into their respective slots.
  7. Close the front door of the Lexmark C544dn setup.
  8. Restart the print job.
  9. Now, clean the printhead lens to resolve the error.
  10. Turn off your Lexmark printer.
  11. Open the front door of the printer.
  12. Remove the toner bottle from the unit and remove the imaging unit.
  13. Use a soft lint-free cloth and gently wipe the lens.
  14. Once done, reinstall the imaging unit and the toner bottle.

Lexmark C544dn Paper Jam 200.28 : Solve

If you are having a paper jam error with the number 200.28, you have to cross-check the following.

  1. See if the paper tray is inserted into the Lexmark printer.
  2. Pull out the standard paper tray from the printer and remove the jammed paper.
  3. Insert the tray back into the printer.
  4. Press the tick button on the printer control panel. 
  5. If the error is not cleared, open the front door of the printer.
  6. If you see a jam has occurred and clear it.
  7. If the jam is present in the fuser area, remove the green level and pull out the fuser unit from the printer.
  8. Hold the fuser and remove the jammed paper.
  9. Close the front door and press the Tick button.

Lexmark C544dn Printing Solution

  1. If the print quality gives out uneven edges, make sure you use the font supported by the printer.
  2. If the print quality gives out clipped pages, move the length and the width guide of the paper tray to the edges of the paper.
  3. Restart the print job.

The best way to resolve any printing problem is to reinstall the cartridges.

  1. Open the front door of the Lexmark C544dn setup.
  2. Take out each of the cartridges from the slot.
  3. Shake the cartridges to redistribute the toner.
  4. See if the cartridges are still having some life, if not replace the cartridges with standard Lexmark cartridges.
  5. Gently push the cartridges back into their respective slots.
  6. Close the front door of the Lexmark printer.
  7. Restart the print job.
  8. If you are still facing the printing problem, check if the printer is facing any paper jams or any errors in the paper tray and clear them. 

Fixed: Lexmark C544dn 106.08 PrintHead Error

If you are facing a 106.08 printhead error, you have to perform the following troubleshooting steps.

  1. Turn off the Lexmark C544dn setup.
  2. Wait for at least 30 seconds before turning it back on.
  3. Print a test page to see if it prints properly without any error.
Lexmark C544dn 106.08 PrintHead Error Solution