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Connecting problems to a printer

I connected an older printer to my laptop without the install disk. When I try to print the light flashes on the printer but nothing prints.

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May be the driver for this product is not installed.

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It doesn't have inks, it has black toner only.
If it was previously printing, did the TONER lamp light up, suggesting it had exhausted? Maybe it ceased printing for some other reason. Is anything flashing, and might it reset if powered off and back on?
You can print a test page from it without computer input, by pressing the GO button 3 times. If that prints, you may have software problems on the computer. Uninstall the printer, and reinstall the drivers.
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You shall immediately disconnect your printer from your laptop. Uninstall your software once more. Install your software without connecting printer to your laptop. If software asks to connect then only connect the software or else just restart your laptop. Now connect your printer. It will automatically install your software. You are ready for printing.
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