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How to Download and Install the Scan to Network Solution

Document ID:HO3631


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



This article:

  • Identifies the proper Scan To Network Folder (SNF) version for your MFP.
  • Provides additional identification of this software package.
  • Provides simple device installation instructions.



What version do you need?

If attempting to obtain Scan to Network Premium, you will need to call your 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 models
Requires Scan to Network Version And to download...
  • X64x Series MFPs
  • X77x Series MFPs
  • X4600 scanner equipped Printers
  • X85x Series MFPs
  • X94x Series MFPs

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

Version 1.6.1

Visit, select Downloads, and perform a search for Lexmark_Scan2Network_en.exe or Scan2Network; or select product name, select Operating System, and locate the file under the Software tab.

  • X65x Series MFPs
  • X78x Series MFPs
  • X73x Series MFPs
  • X86x Series MFPs
  • X792 MFP
  • X925 MFP

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


4.1.15 is available.

Visit, select Downloads, and perform a search for ScanToNet.exe; or select the MFP, the Operating System, and locate the file under the Software tab.


Note: X792 and X925 MFPs with updated firmware code levels will include SNF. The newer updated 4.1.15 version is only available via Lexmark Technical Support or if you have access to the Virtual Solution Center.

Firmware Update Release Notes 


  • CX410
  • CX510
  • MX51x, MX410
  • MX61x
  • MX71x
  • MX81x
  • MX6500e
4.1.15 Not available on Contact Lexmark Technical Support or access Virtual Solutions Center.


Solution installation overview


  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?


Contact Lexmark Technical Support if you need additional assistance. NOTE: When calling for support, you will be asked for your printer machine/model type and serial number (SN).

Please call from near the computer and printer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a task involving one of these devices.


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