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CHECK POWER SUPPLY, MAKE SURE EITHER USB OR PARELEL CABLE WORKS,, YOU MIGHT NEED THE DRIVER AHEAD OF TIME ,DEPENDING ON WHAT OPERATING SYSTEM U HAVE ,,GOOD LUCK

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Set-up won't recognize that the USB cable is connected to both printer and computer and therefore printer won't work. What's up with that??


1. Confirm the USB port on the computer you are connecting your printer to is being recognized by your computer. The easiest way to do this would be to plug a known good USB Memory stick into the USB port you want to use. If you can read the contents of the USB Memory stick then the port should work. Remove the Memory stick, start the printer installation program (Make sure you don't the printer connected), want until the setup program tells you to connect the printer before you attach the Printer's USB cable.
If the printer isn't recognized try a different USB port, when picking a new USB port to try select a higher priority port, for example in increasing priority from, an external USB hub, a powered external hub, a monitor based hub, USB ports on the front of the computer, up to the USB ports at the computer rear. For USB ports on the same circuit select an USB 2.0 before an USB 3.0 port

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Printer not being recognized by computer


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1. Is the printer turned on?
Make sure the printer is turned on.
Make sure the power cord is securely plugged into the electrical outlet.
Test the power by plugging in the power cord of another electrical appliance to an electrical outlet and turn it on. If the power to the other electrical appliance comes on, the printer may be considered to be faulty.
If this product is recognized:
Close this page to return to the installation window.
If this product is not recognized:
Proceed to the next step.
2. Are your computer and the printer correctly connected?
Make sure the USB cable is securely connected to the printer and to your computer and check that the USB cable is not damaged nor badly crimped.
The printer will not be recognized during the driver installation if connected to a printer switch or the printer buffer. If this is the case, try to directly connect the printer to your computer using the USB cable.
If you are connecting the printer to your computer via a USB hub, connect the printer to the first-tier hub from your computer. If the printer driver is still not recognized on your computer, try to directly connect the printer to your computer without the USB hub.
If you are connecting the printer to your computer via a USB hub, make sure the USB hub device is recognized by your computer.
If this product is recognized:
Close this page to return to the installation window.
If this product is not recognized:
Proceed to the next step.
3. Does your computer provide USB or IEEE 1394 support?

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My computer is saying it is not connected to my Lexmark x2670 printer but I have everything connected. I need my printer! Help please.


Cannot Communicate; install USB; Install cable; installation USB; Installation cable; Cannot continue installation; Unable to press Continue; Unavailable Continue button; Continue button not active; Opaque Continue button; Gray Continue button; Continue button grayed out; USB connection not recognized
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What you will see The Continue button is gray (i.e. Continue), preventing further driver stallation. connect the Installation Cable; using the supplied installation cable, connect to any USB port on this computer. Back Quit Continue There are several possible reasons for an inactive Continue button. Try the following suggestions in the order provided to resolve this issue: Action
1 Make sure the printer is turned on:
2 Confirm a solid connection of the USB installation cable on both printer and computer. HINT: The USB port is identified by this symbol:
3 Keeping Step 2 in mind, disconnect the USB cable from both printer and computer and then reconnect the USB cable at both ends.
HINT: Listen for audio alerts or notification icons or balloons in the Windows notification area. For example, or or .
4 If your computer has multiple USB ports, try connecting the USB installation cable to a different USB port.
NOTE: Passive or self-powered USB hubs may cause a problem.
5 If one is available, try connecting another USB device to the same USB port to see if it is recognized by the operating system.
6 If one is available, try a different USB cable that is under 10 feet.
NOTE: Some port replicators or docking stations for laptops or notebooks may cause a problem.
7 Confirm that you are installing the correct software driver for your printer model. For example, a 7600 Series driver works with the X7650 and X7675 All-In-One.
8 Turn off the printer, and disconnect and reinsert the power supply and power cord. Click here for image.
9 Click Quit to exit the installation. Remove the CD from the CD or DVD drive. Then reinsert the CD and try to perform the installation again.
To save time you can skip or close the hardware setup wizard if you have already completed these tasks. 10 Confirm that Device Manager recognizes the device. To open Windows Device Manager: Click on Start and then Run.In the Run dialog, type devmgmt.msc. Click OK.11 Next, disconnect the USB cable from the printer and reconnect it. Watch the Device Manager indow while you do so. The appearance of the items in the screen should change as Device Manager tries to recognize the device. Click here for image.Macintosh users: System Profiler is the Device Manager equivalent. Click here for instructions on accessing System Profiler, and look under Hardware > USB for the printer.12 Does Device Manager show a change in appearance?-If Yes, contact Lexmark Technical Support for additional assistance. -If No, there may be a problem with your computer and its USB support. The computer must recognize the USB cable in order for installation to work. 13 Reboot your PC and try these steps again.

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My computer does not recognize my printer


Ensure you use the right driver to install your printer. Browse www.support.dell.com to get your printer model driver. And you will find it work.

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Epson printer not conecting with computer


there might be a connection issue here. if it is connected using a usb cable, check if your printer is talking to the computer, that means you will check if the computer can recognize the printer when connected using a cable,
i hope you state the os of your computer, anyways,

if XP click start--control panel--classic view--system--hardware--device manager--universal serial bus controller--look for usb printing support
(if you found it, connection is good)
if it is not there, unplug and replug the usb and try again, try another port on the computer, if still not, try another usb cable, if both usb are not recognized, it might be the port of the printer or computer, ti=o isolate that, try another computer if thats possible.


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Printer USB Cable un recognized DCP150C


You need to isolate the problem. You tried using multiple cables and reinstalled the printer driver several times, but you never mentioned that you tried connecting the printer into another computer. What if the problem is the USB port of the computer and not the printer cable?

Try connecting and installing the problem printer into different computer for testing purpose only. If it work, then the problem is the USB port of the computer. To fix this, try updating the USB driver of your computer.

If same problem occurs using another computer, then you need to contact the manufacturer of your printer. I've heard this problem before and I don't have an update if there's a fix with it.

Have a great day!

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Computer won't recognize printer


Try each of the USB ports on your computer.

Assuming that you have a USB-cable between the computer and the printer, unplug the USB-cable from the computer, and connect some other USB device (iPod or memory-stick). Does Windows detect that other device? If not, then you need to install the correct software device-drivers for your USB ports.

Is the printer properly detected when connected to some other laptop/desktop computer?

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try to connect the usb cable into another port on your computer, if still doesnt recognize, you should try it to another computer. if it works, then theres a problem with your computer, if not, you should try to use another usb cable or use another connector like a printer cable

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unplug printer ,shut down printer, shut down computer, then restart computer, and plug printer back in after computer is fully up and running turn printer back on
and that should solve the problem

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Urgently help me printer not recognized.. hyd


hi!good pm...hope this will help...

try to check the USB cable connected to your cpu & printer,see if its inserted properly...or try to plug the USB cable to other USB socket...if this does solve your problem,get another USB cable & try it...

goodluck!

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