How to Install OCR Software on a Lexmark X1100

by Jason Artman

The Lexmark X1100 series of printers are inkjet printers with built-in flatbed scanners. The Lexmark X1100 includes an Optical Character Recognition program that you can use to convert printed documents to text files on the computer. Generally, the Lexmark installation software installs the OCR software on the computer automatically. However, if your computer is missing this software, you can install it manually from the Lexmark X1100 driver CD to begin converting documents on your computer.

Insert the Lexmark X1100 driver CD. If the driver installation program opens automatically, close it to return to the desktop.

Click the "Start" button and select "Computer" or "My Computer" to open a Windows Explorer window.

Right-click the icon representing your CD or DVD drive. The drive should be labeled "Lexmark X1100 CD." Click "Explore" or "Open."

Double-click the "OCR" folder.

Double-click the "Setup.exe" file and follow the prompts on the screen to install the OCR software for your printer.


  • check If you are missing the original software CD for your Lexmark X1100 series printer, you can download the drivers from the Lexmark support website.

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Jason Artman has been a technical writer since entering the field in 1999 while attending Michigan State University. Artman has published numerous articles for various websites, covering a diverse array of computer-related topics including hardware, software, games and gadgets.

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