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Printer not Printing

Check the hardware and software settings first

1) Check the Hardware Connection -
a) Power connection to Printer
b) USB Connection from Printer to Computer

2) Checked the Drivers Software
a) XP/Vista = Open the device manager
Click Start - right click on My Computer
Click on Manage
Click on Device Manager
Click on (+) Ports COM & LPT and Check wheater the Printer is listed or not
or
Check for Printer Name which ever you are using is it listed if YES - Check by printing the test Page
if NO - Install the Printer Drivers and then print the Test page

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how to fix message error 900.00 service RIP software on Lexmark c 530 dn


Does the error pop up when the printer is booting up, receiving information via network, connected via usb, or connected via parallel cable? It could be two problem. If it would post during printing, then it could be cause by a software or network problem. Test the printer in a standalone mode without any usb or network connection, if the error would post upon power up and without any network connection or usb connection then its a hardware problem. If it's a hardware problem, it would require a service call.

May 10, 2010 | Lexmark C530dn Laser Printer

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Check the hardware and software settings

1) Check the Hardware Connection -
a) Power connection to Printer
b) USB Connection from Printer to Computer

2) Checked the Drivers Software
a) XP/Vista = Open the device manager
Click Start - right click on My Computer
Click on Manage
Click on Device Manager
Click on (+) Ports COM & LPT and Check wheater the Printer is listed or not
or
Check for Printer Name which ever you are using is it listed if YES - Check by printing the test Page
if NO - Install the Printer Drivers and then print the Test page

Jan 21, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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my ml 1610 printer says its not connected to my computer even though the cord is pluged into the usb port


Check the hardware and software settings first

1) Check the Hardware Connection -
a) Power connection to Printer
b) USB Connection from Printer to Computer

2) Checked the Drivers Software
a) XP/Vista = Open the device manager
Click Start - right click on My Computer
Click on Manage
Click on Device Manager
Click on (+) Ports COM & LPT and Check Printer is listed or not
or
Check for Printer Name (Samsung ML1610) is it listed under device manager
if YES - Check by printing the test Page
if NO - Install the Printer Drivers and then print the Test page

Jan 21, 2010 | Samsung ML 1610 Laser Printer

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HP Deskjet 3500 series, my printer keeps telling me that is is off when the light is green, keeps stating it is offline. When I installed the printer everything was fine, now when i print the printer accepts the paper and suddenly stops and states its offline


Hi
HP Deskjet 3500 serie --
There could be a Software issue or hardware issue --
1) To check the software issue
Print a Test Page -- from the computer
2) To check the hardware
Press the Power button to turn the product on.
Press and hold the Power button
Open and close the front cover four times.
Release the Power button. The self-test will print
and it it is printing the hardware is fine ...
3) Then you can check by changing the USB Cable connection


Jan 01, 2010 | HP DeskJet 3520 InkJet Printer

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