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Scan to Network Availability For Different Generations of Products

Document ID:HO3631

Usergroup :External


SNF installation; Cannot download scan to network; Unable to extract files; Wrong version of the application


In this article

  • Identify Scan To Network Folder (SNF) version for your MFP.
  • How to obtain the SNF Basic
  • .FLS installation instructions if you receive a flash file from the TSC.

At this time, Lexmark Technical Support does NOT provide self-serve updates for Solutions applications that shipped with the product. 


SNF Basic versions and accessibility (10/14)

Scan to Network Premium users will need to call their sales representative, Lexmark, or an authorized solutions provider.

This licensed version of Scan to Network adds additional features, but comes at an additional cost.  

MFP Generations
Use Scan to Network... How to obtain the solution... 

4th Generation (Current)

  • CX410
  • CX510
  • MX51x, MX410
  • MX61x
  • MX71x
  • MX81x
  • MX91x
  • MX6500e

3rd Generation

  • X74x
  • X86x
  • X792
  • X925

 2nd Generation

  • X65x
  • X78x
  • X73x

Version 4.5.10 (or greater) Basic or Premium



Version... MFP Generation Ships with product  Option for updating or recovering...



Yes Update firmware
3rd Yes* Update firmware
2nd No Contact Lexmark Techncial Support
1st No Contact Lexmark Techncial Support
Premium All generations No

Contact your point of purchase or dealer.

* SNF basic was included in an early firmware upgrade if it did not ship with the product. 

Alternatively, you can access Lexmark's Virtual Solution Center (VSC) to obtain SNF. This requires proper credentials.

Contact Lexmark Technical Support if options above are not possible.


1st Generation:
  • X64x
  • X77x
  • X4600 scanner equipped Printers
  • X85x
  • X94x
Version 1.6.1 Basic or Premium
Contact Lexmark Techncial Support

 The x denotes any number within a given multi-function printer series.

.FLS installation summary

These instuctions are relevant only if you receive the solution via .fls format.

Otherwise, this process is autmomated if updating the solution through the VSC.

  1. Download the file. This file is a self-extracting executable.
  2. Select Run.

NOTE: If you do not see this option, you may need to download a evaluation copy of the WinRar™ or WinZip™.

  1. You will observe extraction of the individual files.
  2. Select Agree to the license agreement.
  3. Click Install to install the software components to the default Lexmark directory, or click Browse to change directories or create a new directory.
  4. Open your MFP's embedded web server or web page.
  5. Click on Settings or Configuration for older MFPs.
  6. Click on Embedded Solutions.
  7. Click on Install.
  8. Click Browse to locate, and select, the .fls file. This file location was specified in Step 5.
  9. Click Open.
  10. Be patient as the solution installs on your MFP.

Click here for a process illustration.


Still Need Help?

If you require additional assistance, please close this window, go to your product's support page and locate  Get In Touch with Lexmark! for contact information. NOTE: When calling for support, you will need your printer model/machine type and serial number (SN).

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