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How to make your printer print again on a MAC OS X

If you can’t print and you’ve tried other solutions, reset the print system. The process deletes all printers from your Printer list, deletes information about all completed print jobs, and deletes all printer presets.
1.) Select Apple menu > System Preferences and click Print & Fax.
2.) Hold down the Control key as you click in the Printer list, and choose “Reset printing system” from the pop-up menu that appears.
3.) then, Add the printers you use.

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My Canon MP250 says it is offline- but there is no option of resuming the printer in the system preferences (MacBook Pro)- What other solution(s) could there be? I've tried restarting both devices


Go to System Preferences > Hardware > Print & Scan > click on add printer or scanner. Now let the OS search for printer under Default tab.
If it finds your MP250, great. Proceed with adding and delete the old MP250 printer in the list.

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how to reset ink memory z2320


Here are my initial thoughts:

A. Press 'Order Ink' and continue according to manual without actually ordering ink. At the end of this process, you may have fooled your printer to think that you placed new cartridge. If this is not possible, then your ink station is not very good, they did not reset your cartridge even though it was necessary for your model.

B.
1. Turn the printer off;
2. Enter the Diagnostics Mode by holding down the GO and RETURN buttons while powering on the printer until the display reads PERFORMING SELF TEST. When ready, the display will read PRINT REGISTRATION;
3. Scroll to PRINTER SETUP and press the SELECT button;
4. Scroll to MAINTENANCE PAGE COUNT and press the SELECT button;
5. Scroll to RESET MAINTENANCE COUNT and press the SELECT button to reset the count to zero
6. Press the RETURN button to return to the Diagnostics Mode main menu, then exit Diagnostics Mode to return to normal mode.

C. Use The Printer Solution Center Option

  • Open the "Printer Solution Center" program on the computer associated with the Lexmark printer.
  • Select the "Maintenance" tab in the "Printer Solution Center."
  • Select the "Install a new printer cartridge" option.
  1. Click the "Next" buttons until the "Print the Alignment page" window appears onscreen.
  2. Select the "Print" button. If the Lexmark printer still doesn't read the refilled cartridges as having sufficient ink, repeat the process.


Resetting the Cartridge Option

  • Remove the black and color cartridges, refilled or new, from the printer.
  • Turn the printer off using the power button. Leave the printer off for about 20 seconds to allow it to power down completely.
  • Turn the printer on using the power button. The printer will go through the normal start-up process and will determine that no cartridges are installed.
  • Repeat Steps 3 and 4 five times. This process will allow the Lexmark printer to remove the usual five most recent ink cartridges from its memory and list of current ink cartridges and, as a result, accept the newly refilled ink cartridge.

You might find the following video link helpful:

May 01, 2012 | Lexmark Z2320 InkJet Printer

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Mac will not add printer


Hi, try to reset the print system as the apple article below:
SummaryWith Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 or later, Printer Setup Utility includes a Reset Printing System feature, a troubleshooting function that you might want to use after you try all other printing troubleshooting stepsImportant: This feature should only be used as a "last resort" for troubleshooting a printing issue.
Products AffectedMac OS Printing/Fax (any version)
What does Reset Printing System do?
  • Deletes all printer queues and jobs.
  • Resets all printer settings to their default by deleting configuration files.
  • Performs a permissions check on the /tmp directory.
Any devices that previously appeared in your Printer List and Fax List will need to be added again after resetting the printing system.
Resetting the printing system in Mac OS X 10.5.x
  1. To use the Reset Printing System feature in Mac OS X 10.5.x, follow these steps:
  2. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu.
  3. Choose Print & Fax from the View menu.
  4. Control-click on list of printers on the left side of the window, then choose "Reset printing system" from the contextual menu. If you don't see a list of printers, Control-click on the text "Click + to add a printer or fax" and select "Reset printing system..." 

    As an alternative, if you currently have one or more printers listed, you can Option-click the "-" (Remove printer) button.
Resetting the printing system in Mac OS X 10.4.xTo use the Reset Printing System feature in Mac OS X 10.4.x, follow these steps:
  1. In the Finder, choose Utilities from the Go menu.
  2. Open Printer Setup Utility.
  3. From the Printer Setup Utility menu, choose Reset Printing System.
  4. Click Reset.
Additional InformationTip: If Printer Setup Utility won't open at all (possibly due to your printing issue), you can try to access the Reset Printing System feature directly by holding down the Option key while opening Printer Setup Utility.

Mar 14, 2009 | Apple Computers & Internet

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Kodak all in one printer


If you can’t print and you’ve tried other solutions, reset the print system. The process deletes all printers from your Printer list, deletes information about all completed print jobs, and deletes all printer presets.
1.) Select Apple menu > System Preferences and click Print & Fax.
2.) Hold down the Control key as you click in the Printer list, and choose “Reset printing system” from the pop-up menu that appears.
3.) then, Add the printers you use.

Oct 23, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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