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Q: A Printer Issue.

Iíve replaced my Canon BJC-3000 printer. It has found a new home, USB connected, to an Acer 2300 Travelmate.

The laptop recognized the printer and it prints well.

There is no software installed and that may be a problem.

The software is for Win95/Win98/NT 4.0. The laptop is WinXP-home.

As stated, the printer works but Iím unable to figure out how to do any maintenance or make any adjustments.

XP must have had some sort of driver pre-installed for this printer. If I run the CD that came with the printer Iím afraid it may screw things up. It may try to install drivers that are older than what I have. That may mess up the registry, right?

Any ideas will be appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: A Printer Issue.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: A Printer Issue.

go to the manufactureres website and download the drivers for that OS. to view the properties of your printer go to "start" scroll up to setting and select printers. right click on the new printer and select properties, in there you can configure you printer or do a test page, whatever you want to do.

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My new windows 7 computer is a dell package from staples. It's an Inspiron 660, 3 ghz, 4 megs ram, 64 bit, intel pentium processor. It's running Windows 7 Home edition. It's on a 'workgroup' network with two xp machines, one of which shares data files that reside on the win7 machine.

My usb receipt printer is an Epson tm-u220D. This printer is not plug and play, so the driver had to be downloaded and force fed. No problem there really; after a few tries we got the printer to print a test page and the accounting software (Bottom Line Accounting) seems to recognize it fine.

This setup is used as the cash register in a retail store, and prints receipts for customers on paper rolls.

Here is the minor glitchy problem - when we print a receipt it prints fine, but then we can see the red error light on the printer start flashing, and the next receipt won't print until we switch the printer off and back on. Also we see a local downlevel document in the queue that goes away in about a half minute whether we turn the printer off or not, and it instantly disappears if we do turn it off.

It's gonna be a pain to switch the printer off and back on between every two customers.

Surely there is an easy fix for this problem - any printer experts out there? Thanks in advance!

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Hi all. Sorry if this is in the wrong place, but I did not see a dedicated printer sub-forum, and I didn't see a search link either. Why no search?

Anyway, I have Vista Ult 64 SP1 on one or my machines. I have an HP Photosmart printer, and it works fine. Here are two things I have Qs about:

1) I do not see the printer in the D.M. Shouldn't it be there?

2) When I boot the computer, spoolsv.exe is running (as it should be) but the mem usage is very high - almost 11,000k. If I go to services.msc, switch the service to disabled, stop the service, switch it back to auto and then start it, the spoolsv.exe mem usage is at 1,200k. When I reboot, the mem usage reverts back to 11,000k. There are no jobs in the print que (that I can see), so I am wondering why it is so high when I boot.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi,

I'm not sure but my service is at 16k & then drops to less than 1k.

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I recently purchased a Dell XPS 400 system with Windows XP. I decided to keep my old printer, an HP Deskjet 648C. I assumed that Dell and HP are compatible, because we use Dell computers and HP printers on our network at work.

I went to HP's web site and dowloaded the driver for the printer (640 series). I replaced the parallel cable with a USB cable. I rebooted the computer, powered the printer off and back on again, and replaced both black and color toner catridges. I cannot print- when I attempt to print a test page, the print job fails. The printer troubleshooter does not diagnose the problem.

Has anyone any suggestion as to what else might rectify the problem?
 

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Hi all-my name is Matt. I have the following issues-please help

I have a PC and laptop.

I have an HP D110 Photosmart wireless printer

The printer recognizes my router and shows as CONNECTED

Both my PC and Laptop do not connect with the printer.
WHAT TO DO?????
 

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https://h20563.www2.hp.com/p/_wireless/index.html

make sure you try the wizzard first
 

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At the Community Centre where I work there is a Canon IR2200 printer with only a centronics port. I have downloaded and installed the software, added USB2 to centronics cable too.

A print test activates the printer and it displays data processing with no errors, but no print occurs. The printer just goes back to rest?

Copying works fine.

Any ideas.

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added USB2 to centronics cable




How are you adding USB2 to a Parallel connector? If you are using an adapter, then I would presume there is a problem with that adapter.
The printer has an Ethernet port, assign a static IP address to the printer in the Menu under Network, and you can add the printer across the network.
If you want to hook it up directly to a computer, If you have another computer in the network that has a Parallel port, hook the printer up to that, and share the printer on the network. Add the printer as a shared network printer to the computers with only USB ports.

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About imageRUNNER 2200

With optional network connectivity capable of handling 10/100 Ethernet or Token Ring connections, and support for PostScript? 3 Emulation and PCL? 6 print languages, the imageRUNNER 2200 meets the needs of even the most demanding workgroup environments.

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Hello.
I own a Lexmark S405 interpret printer and use windows 8.
I printed something yesterday that had blue horizontal lines going across it, and when I Restarted the printer it came up with a printhead error. I took out and cleaned the printhead contacts, making sure not to touch the rubber with the Isopropyl alcohol I used, yet the error persisted. When I tried to run the self clean operation it said that the printer was busy.

I would appreciate any help on this topic.
Thanks.
 

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The print head is likely faulty (not dirty). If Windows is stating the printer is "busy", then most likely the printer is not booting completely/properly, thus Windows can't communicate with it.

Ensure the print head is installed properly. Power off/on. Remove power for a short while, and then test again.

Aside from that, there isn't much that you can do.
 

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dell 962 AIO works fine on another computer.

same cable to printer, same drivers installed on a Dell DT XP and the file goes to the print xfer window, it says it is printing, then it is cleared out but nothing gets to the printer. When it "finishes" transferring the status flashes "deleting" on the file line in the window before the line is removed.

Drivers have been uninstalled and reinstalled. There was an issue with notepad opening a .vbs file but i fixed that.

not a virus; system files were scanned with SFC; printer is recognized by computer; printer works on another computer using same cable, same drivers

what could be the issue????????
 

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dell 962 AIO works fine on another computer.

same cable to printer, same drivers installed on a Dell DT XP and the file goes to the print xfer window, it says it is printing, then it is cleared out but nothing gets to the printer. When it "finishes" transferring the status flashes "deleting" on the file line in the window before the line is removed.

Drivers have been uninstalled and reinstalled. There was an issue with notepad opening a .vbs file but i fixed that.

not a virus; system files were scanned with SFC; printer is recognized by computer; printer works on another computer using same cable, same drivers

what could be the issue????????

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Are you able to print a Test Page?

Go to Printers & Faxes, right click on the Dell printer, choose properties, then choose Print Test Page.

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I have a network of 4 diffrent computers and one of the computers has its own printer but we also have a printer that I want all the computers to print to and I set that to default on all computers but the one computer with its own printer keeps on going back to its local printer to print on...is there any way I can change this with out actually disconecting that printer....I know this is really confusing but just checking to see if anyone had any ideas
 

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Head for the Control Panel, Printers and Faxes, R click the printer the PC direct connects to. L click Properties, and under the Port tab try changing the port settings. Windows typically picks the first one checked by default.
 

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Hi, and thank-you for taking the time to read about my printer issue. This has become a true headache for me and any insight would be very much welcomed. I have used this site a couple of times in the past, and my issues were resolved. Fantastic resource indeed!

I have an Epson Stylus Photo 820 Ink Jet Printer (Yes, it's old) and I am running Win-XP Home (SP3)

Yesterday I attempted to print something, and the page came out completely blank. Not even the slightest mark on it. These are old ink cartridges, which were unopened and stored in shrink wrap until a few months ago. When I initially put them in, they worked fine.

I did use the Epson cleaning utility and used the clean option several times. I also removed the two cartridges and cleaned each ink nozzle using a Q-tip and some rubbing alcohol. I also used a small amount of warm water, gave them a vigorous shake and replaced them. Still not even a trace of ink on the paper when I tried to print again. There was, however, ink on the heads of the Q-tips.

I went ahead and opened up another shrink wrapped set of cartridges and tried those. These cartridges are expired by several years too, however they have been sealed and shrink wrapped. (Bought for cheap on eBay). After I replaced both cartridges I got the same results. I removed the two (replaced) cartridges and repeated the same thing as with the others. I manually cleaned them; used the head cleaning option with the Epson utility and still nothing.

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I have a HP laserjet 4014dn. Only when I print large reports, I get a little bit of black residue on the edge of the paper. I just replaced the maintenance kit, but it only helped alittle. Any suggestions on how I can get rid of it?
 

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Not sure if this will help, but maybe cleaning the drum may help? http://www.ehow.com/how_4811815_clean-printer-drum.html
 

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I have a Canon MP530 all-in-one printer. I recently went to print a document (an iTunes song list) and only a faint portion of the page header actually printed. The rest was blank. I had not changed any settings on the printer or my computer -- in fact I had just printed something successfully minutes before. Other documents (email, etc) do the same thing. I ran the printer through all it's automatic cleaning and tests. No change. The different tests seem to show all colors working. For example, the nozzle test shows all the colors, and so does the test for manual printhead alignment, except on that one, the numbers (which should be in black) that tell you what to input for the alignment do not print.

I contacted Canon's email support as the printer is out of warranty (so I can't call without paying). They basically had me do the same things, with the exception of turning the printer off for 24 hours and then doing another cleaning and test. Still no change. During this process I found that it will print a color document (email, word, etc), just not anything in black. Canon's email support has no more suggestions for me.
A replacement printhead has been mentioned, but why would it work in one circumstance (tests) and not others (documents). Is there just one printhead or one for each color?

Any ideas? Not sure if I should take it to an authorized service location, or just replace it altogether.
 

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Ok so here it is:

I have a Canon iP1700 which actually has Windows 7 drivers avilable. The printer works... kinda.

Whenever I print from Windows' Picture Printer wizard menu, you know the one that lets you print many pictures and lets you choose the sizes, the pictures come out very washed out.

This only happens from the Picture printer wizard thing. I can put those pictures in Word or something and print them out that way just fine.

Anyone have any idea what this could be?

example(left is from word, right is from wizard menu):

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I don't have or use Wizard, but is there some sort of adjustment, to save ink, when printing, etc. If so find it and adjust it.

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Printer quit printing blue. Cleaned printheads, installed new Cyan ink cartridge.HP diagnostics show ink levels OK

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Canon pixma mx740 has stopped printing from computer Windows 7 . 3 documents are in que and there is ink.. able to copy a document directly. power source works.
 

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howdy and welcome, I'm going to move this to the hardware forum as it's not a tech tip or review.

thanks,

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I am having a problem with my printer. There appears to a doc is stuck in the printers spooler and I get an error saying something is wrong with it. I uninstalled and reinstalled but I am having the same results. Any idea how I can fix this? The printer is an HP PSC 1410v.

thx

edit: it's coming up saying "the RPC server is unavailable"

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Hello bruinator. I had have my spooler stuck, and with time, many headaches and never sure why, the problem was fixed. However, surfing trough internet I found a solution. It's a batch file, that basically, executes command line codes relationed with the spooler.
It's easy to create:1) Copy this code on the notepad or another text editor:

net stop spooler
del %systemroot%system32spoolprinters*.shd
del %systemroot%system32spoolprinters*.spl
net start spooler
2) Then save this document with the name you want and then write .bat just beside it. Example: name.bat
Or download the file here ----> Spoolerfix.bat

When you have the spooler stuck, just run this batch file and it will clean the spooler and will then let you print your documents.

Hope it helps .

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I've hooked up an HP Business Inkjet 2250 to my PC. Printer was working fine, has been in storage (unused) for about 1yr. Works fine, prints fine except not in black - all other colors but basic blk. Tried new ink cartridge, no luck. Cleaned driverhead, no luck. Ideas? Thanks!
pmk099
 

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HP Business Inkjet 2200/2250 Printer Series

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I bought this HP 1108 printer a few years ago it worked fine on my Windows 7 computer until yesterday then no response I am a newbie please help.

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Okay I know what's my problem about, but I need a solution.
What happens is that I have a Canon Printer Multifunctional, to use it, I need to install drivers (obviously), but it comes that the Canon Software install a program called MultiPASS with the drivers, I tried a lot of thing, just to install drivers alone, but none of them worked. So I installed both of them (drivers and software), but what the software does is more problem than utility, when I open My PC, it takes a LOT of time to load the drives, control panel, etc. So I am asking if any of you might help me out. Perhaps you might be able to tell me how to install the drivers alone or to remove MultiPass thingy.
If it might help, the CD has a driver folder, I tried to install the port first, so it worked, then when I install the printer i need to choose or create a port, actually I dont know how to link the printer to the port created by the driver. Thanx in advance.
 

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I have added some shared printers on my win2k server to a few workstations. On one workstation, I added the printers (after typing in a valid username and password for the server), and they showed up as "ready". I printed a test page, etc. Every time I reboot, the printers all read "access denied, unable to connect". Please help.
 

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You might want to check Permissions for the printers

Open the Printers folder from the Start Menu, or from the Control Panel.

Right click the printer in question, and choose Properties.

Click the Security tab to view the current permissions.

You can add or remove user accounts in the upper section, and/or highlight the user in the upper section, and change the permissions in the lower section.

Click OK
 

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I have not been able to get my Toshiba laptop running XP Home to communicate with the HP 812c printer as long as it was connected via my USB hub and not directly to the laptop. I was advised to buy an AC-powered USB hub, so I got the Belkin F5U237v1 with 7 ports. Same problem. Everything else (external HDD, mouse, keyboard, scanner, thumb drives, etc, all work great, but the printer just prints garbage - usually a few jumbled characters on a page and will keep chewing up paper until I turn it off and clear the queue. HP was no help. After seeing that their recommendation for an AC-powered hub didn't work, they advised me to just plug it back into the laptop directly and be done with it. The system recognizes the printer when I connect the USB plug and power it up. How do I diagnose this?
 

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The post quoted before caught my eye becasue I have exactly the same problem with my euipment, except that I use an HP 990cxi. So, thinking it was something addressed on these forums, signed up to enjoy the reply.

Did anything come of this query, I would be most interested in knowing how to solve this problem,


Rupert



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I have not been able to get my Toshiba laptop running XP Home to communicate with the HP 812c printer as long as it was connected via my USB hub and not directly to the laptop. I was advised to buy an AC-powered USB hub, so I got the Belkin F5U237v1 with 7 ports. Same problem. Everything else (external HDD, mouse, keyboard, scanner, thumb drives, etc, all work great, but the printer just prints garbage - usually a few jumbled characters on a page and will keep chewing up paper until I turn it off and clear the queue. HP was no help. After seeing that their recommendation for an AC-powered hub didn't work, they advised me to just plug it back into the laptop directly and be done with it. The system recognizes the printer when I connect the USB plug and power it up. How do I diagnose this?
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Hello,

I have installed a HP Laser Jet printer in one of our windows 2000 Machines and shared it ,We have some machines running win98 and Windows 2000 all connected to the same switch.

The problem is win 98 machines cant access the printer that keep asking for password thou I gave the correct password it says wrong username and password. Also we have some windows 2000Mechines connected to the same switch cannot access the printer in user mood but it allows to print in admin mood.

is there any softwares that can be over come this problem

Rimzan
 

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Hey,

Well I recieved a Lexmark X1185 All-In-One for Christmas, i know lexmark isnt a great brand, but decided to keep anyway.

So I install newest drivers etc., and buy the USB cable (scammers dont let it come with one). Hook it up, and after I do one thing with printer (copy, scan, print) on the next thing it always says it cannot communicate with printer. When i unplug the USB cable and stick back in, it works for one more time, then same problem.

Any ideas?

Thanks
Stevo
 

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I had an old HP printer so added a parallel port PCI card to my system. The printer shows up as a choice when I go to print. The printer however does not show up under devices and printer folder. I am trying to remove the printer from the system and from showng up as an available printer when I go to print.

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Type services in search

In services look for bluetooth, and set to automatic. I know this sounds crazy, but it works 9 out of 10 times. Unfortunately, you may be number 10. With an old printer it may not employ blue tooth technology. But give it a shot.

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I am having an issue with my printer. I have uninstalled the drivers, unplugged the power and usb port. Then I try to reinstall the driver I get the option to uninstall again. I did it again and it still says uninstall.

Any ideas what I can try to get it installed correctly?

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Was trying to update my printer driver but it kept on saying to uninstall drivers even after i did. So i used drive sweeper software in safe mode to get rid or all printer drivers so I did. Then I tried installing my drivers again from the download of the drivers and finally it said to install so I did and it gave me a message of 'windows can not start the print spooler service on local computer. Error 1068: the dependency services or group failed to start.

I then googled error 1068 print spooler for hp printer which brought me to this page http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01329719&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en

I followed exactly what they said to do and I get the same error as before. On that page after figure 5 and step 5 where it says i should see spoolsv.exe but I did not see Lexceserver. How do I get that in the list as I think that is my issue. Hope someone can help me with is and is easy to do. This is an HP printer and isnt that for lexmark printer therefore shouldnt see it?

Then i went under print spooler properties clicked on dependency tab and it listed http and remote procedure call and fax. The last 2 were started but i didnt see an option of HTTP. I hit the plus sign in front of rpc and noticed it said dcom server process launcher and rpc endpoint mapper and those were in a started state. Should i try and restart all of rpc service, fax, Dcom server process launcher and rpc endpoint mapper to see if that fixs my issue?

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I have a HP Officejet 7310 all in one and it generally works well. The last few days I will walk in and the display and lights are lashing and pretty much, freaking out. I have to unplug the unit and plug it back in. Power has been fine so I am not sure what is happening. Any ideas? I thought I would try here first, their tech support takes hours........
 

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Unplug the USB to the computer and see if it happens again.
Is it under warranty ???
 

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Am stumped. Have two NT4.0 sp6a PCs that will not print directly from an older DOS program. It wants a directly attached printer and must use LPT1.

If you open a DOS console window and first do a DOS file print command and then run the program it the same VM window, it will print on a bubble jet; works on a laser too if you have the program print before the laser goes back into the "ready" mode.

The program works and prints fine on other NT PCs on the network and my home PC. Diags on the LPT1 port all positive. Windows printing on both involved PCs to the network and local printers all work fine.

Only similarity on two units is they both had a program on them at one time that required a "dongle." I removed all traces of the program on one, including registry entries with no improvement.
 

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My H-P Printer generates blank pages when I attempt to print off NYT crossword puzzles.
The same has happened with the daily USA Today puzzles.
Have been printing these puzzles for several months with no problems.
No problems printing anything else. Any ideas? (H-P Officejet 6310 All-in-One)
 

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You didn't say which Windows version your computer is running.

If it's running Windows Vista or 7 or 8, use its built-in Snipping Tool to capture and save those puzzles so you can print them off.

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I have a HP office jet v40 connected to a XP pc. I recently added a W7 lap top to my home network. I have the printer added on the W7 pc, but I can not print to it. Shows items spooling, but nothing prints. I tried updating the drivers, but HP says the W7 has the drivers needed. The lap top is accessing my network thru a wireless router, just FYI. Can you help? Thank you.

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Hi there,

There are some links in my signature FAQ area below, but here's another tutorial that may be of help: Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP - the How-To Geek

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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Have a couple Everest III CD/DVD lable printers attached to a XP computer (USB) and when we go to print we're getting the error: "Can not open Printer handle. Access densied" and I've not ran into this before.

Just reimaged this unit and it is up-to-date.

Anyone ran into this or have suggestions on how to address it.

Nothing really found in a google search on it.

Thanks!

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Let's start with a very basic by using Microsoft's built in help. Control Panel>In the Search box "Troubleshooting">Hardware and Sound>Use a Printer.

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Hi,

I have a new laptop ith Vista installed and all windows updates.

I am trying to install a HP 5552 printer that HP assures me needs no drivers and is litteraly plug and play. Sadly this has not happened and the PC does not prompt with a new hardware found warning.

I have manually installed using the generic vista drivers and now when print is pressed the printer comes to life but the job never prints and the printer dialog displays "out of paper" needless to say lots of paper and no jams!

I have tried deselecting the use "advanced printing" option but to no avail.

Any help greatly appreciated!

Thanks

Tom
 

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I hope Im putting this in the right forum.

I have a cannon i960 today it suddenly stopped printing anything with blue in it; blue, green, purple, etc. It is instead replacing it with magenta (yellow for green). I have used the printer's cleaning and deep cleaning function. the inktanks are in correctly and are not out of ink please help
 

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I have a simular problem. I am going to go online and look for 'drivers' for my printer. But, I am going to ask for tech guy advice for best source first.
 

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There should be only be one source for the best printer driver and that's the printer manufacturer's website.
 

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Why would a printer print okay to tray two then all of a sudden not be able to change in properties to tray two. This is weird! Was working fine up until two days ago.
 

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New to w7.
I installed a printer a week ago. Everything working fine for me. But printer not reconized by other user account.
What must I do to correct this problem?

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Sounds like you need to set permissions to allow other users access.
If you could fill out your system specs and tell us what make and model the printer is we could be a little more detailed with some help.

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I'm running multiple printers two of which are WF7110 printers only. They have been running side by side both with CISS Systems one pigmented ink the other sublimation ink. The pigmented recently decided it can only print through paint. Epson blames Adobe PS and the computer. I say it a setting issue gone array the same print job sent to the Dye Sub printer prints every time. Here is what happens:
1. Send a print job to the printer.
2. Print carriage releases from the docking station and the sheet of paper is drawn up.
3. The carriage holding the ink cartridges move to the center freezes and then my error message is a paper jam

This only happens with jpeg images any other print job sent prints without any issues.
along with the utility you requested I sent you two files one is a copy of the printer network status and the other an image of the ports

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8108 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (759 GB Free); G: 31 GB (25 GB Free); H: 100 GB (86 GB Free); I: 45 GB (40 GB Free); J: 97 GB (95 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 02YRK5
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

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#Hi,

I have a new laptop ith Vista installed and all windows updates.

I am trying to install a HP 5552 printer that HP assures me needs no drivers and is litteraly plug and play. Sadly this has not happened and the PC does not prompt with a new hardware found warning.

I have manually installed using the generic vista drivers and now when print is pressed the printer comes to life but the job never prints and the printer dialog displays "out of paper" needless to say lots of paper and no jams!

I have tried deselecting the use "advanced printing" option but to no avail.

Any help greatly appreciated!

Thanks

Tom

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Good morning ladies and gentleman. im trying to be the tech guru for my family at this time and im trying to fix a problem with my printer. If you take a look at my specs I have a HP photosmart c4480 printer that actually came with the store bought printer my wife purchased. The problem is that the printer feeds more that 1 sheet of paper at a time when printing. Im sure there is a way to control this, however, I don't know what it is. Can someone please help..Paper is EXPENSIVE...

thanks in advance.
 

A:Printer Issue

Here is the support and software site for the HP Photosmart C4480 All-In-One. There's a lot of good reading, and you can update the software if needed.

Most problems with multiple pages being kicked out during printing are because of improper printer settings, improper paper type or thickness, pages sticking together, the feeder device needing cleaning, etc..

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I have Canon Pixma ip 4200 printer with USB connection to main pc running Windows XP professional. Have just set up second wireless pc running Windows 7 through D Link router. Have, after many hours, managed to get this printer installed on Windows 7 pc. Problem seems to be an issue with connectivity between the two pcs. I can see the printer in the Network and Sharing (Win 7) along with all the files I wish to share. I have also been able to ping the two pcs. When I try to print from Win 7 the printer shows 'collecting printer status' and does not print. No printing issues with the other pc.

Have been trying to resolve this for hours and tearing my hair out. Can anyone help before I go bald?

Thanks

A:Printer issue with Win 7/XP

Hi Guys

Just realised I can view the shared files from the pc running Windows XP so I guess this must be an issue with the printer driver installation and not a connectivity issue. Still need help though. New user to Win 7.

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i have an epson printer loaded... i have not had it hooked up to my system in months and still isnt... now everytime i start the computer it says "printer driver failed during startup use event viewer" any clue why this all the sudden is popping up when it hasnt ever did that before when it was not connected???

A:Printer Issue

Something has likely corrupted the printer driver. Go to Start...Control Panel...Add/Remove Programs and remove (uninstall) all the Epson stuff there.

Reboot your system, then logon to the Epson website and download the latest software for your printer and install it.

This will fix the majority of these sort of problems.

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For some reason on my wife's account or profile on Vista, the printer icon is not in the task bar and sometimes does not work. It works on my profile, what are we doing wrong?
 

A:Printer Issue

It could be any number of things with the details provided. So we will have to whittle down the possiblities by trial and error until a solution is found.

I am a bit confused by what you wrote. You said that the icon is not in the taskbar and sometimes does not work. What does not work? The icon or the printer?

And since it sometimes does not work, when does it work?
 

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I am trying to help my dad fix his printer, so I will be as specific as I can about the problem, but there may be several days in between what everyone suggests and me being able to get to my dad's house to try it.

My dad has an hp photosmart 7960 and has recently been having issues getting to to print. If you put a memory card into the printer it will print pictures with no issues, but if you attempt to print a picture from the PC then it comes out yellow. You can see the image somewhat, but the main tint to the picture is yellow. My dad had it serviced by HP and there is plenty of ink in the cartridge. For a while if he printed the pictured on regular paper instead of photo paper they would come out fine, or if he told the printer that he was using regular paper instead of photo paper then the picture would come out fine. But now any photo that he prints from the PC comes out yellow. Any suggestions on what we can do to fix it?

Kendra
 

A:Printer issue

try to unistall the driver, reinstall .. see if that works out.
 

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When I print a receipt from a merchant on the net, it first prints out all these symbols and small sentences that make no sense to me before it actually prints the receipt. It does it for some merchants but not all. Is this with the merchant or is it a printer setting? Any and all help would be appreciated.
 

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G'Day

After successfully installing a Cannon ip 4200 and after a failed install of other programs I had to roll back the windows to the "last system settings that worked". When installing the new printer driver it comes up with numerous errors depending on which method I use to install the driver.

My Question:

Can anyone tell me how to get the printer driver into a fresh state so I can re-install it?

Thanks.

A:Printer driver issue - can not reinstall printer driver.

Uninstall the Printer driver in Add Remove Programs. Download Glary utilities and run the defaults. Then go to Start/Run and type CMD and hit enter. in the command prompt type chkdsk /f/r and hitr enter Then type Y and reboot your computer. The Check Disk utility starts at next boot up to correct any errors.

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