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go to printer folder
click right mouse button on printer icon and select "use this printer online"
If your printer still wont print check communication cable.
At last, try to reinstall printer driver.
first check your toner cartridge. some time your toner cartridge is damage then black print out is coming.
then check your machine printer and faxes ,check print pages status.sometime their have early print outs.
didnt solve your problem you have to replace main board
The first thing we can try here is checking the status of the printer in the control panel in the Printers and faxes. Go to start->control panel-->printers and faxes now check if you see the Epson printer
If its greyed out,its the prob with the connectivity, check the status ,if it says offline bring it online by doing a right click on the printer icon and selecting Use Printer Online also check if there are any pending documents in the queue,cancel the pending documents by right clicking and choosing the Cancel All Documents.
to check the driver status Goto->start->run->(type in the box) devmgmt.msc this should open up the device manager check the printer entry, if it has a yellow exclamation mark do a right click on the entry and try updating the drivers else unplug the usb cable from the rear of the computer and uninstall/reinstall the drivers by following the instructions on the cd
When you connect a printer to your pc the operating system adds a virtual port. Your pc will typically have 3 physical usb ports but can have as many virtual ports as you have devices to connect to it.
1: Ensure that your printer has media loaded and is powered up and ready to print. Connect the USB cable. You should get a message on pc screen saying device (printer) found.
Open printer driver ( double click on the zebra printer icon - Start/control panel/printers & Faxes/) Click print test page. If it doesnt print you will see a printer icon with a red question mark.on your toolbar, double click on this. This will bring up a small window showing status of the print job, Click printer/properties/ports. Select the next free usb port and click apply. Drag the print status window so that you can see the message in the status window change from Error print to error Restarting. repeat trying each of your usb ports until printer works. start with the higheat usb with highest number and work your way down.
Click on Start> Settings/Control Panel> Printers and faxes> Right click on the default printer icon and left click on Properties> under properties you will see Printing references> there you see a option to use black cartridges only select it and apply and ok.
And try to print.
If not whenever you ptint any document you will see the printer where you can make selection of printers, even there you can right click on the printer and choose to print only in black.
Please perform the below steps to clear the queue and print from the computer.
Before performing the below steps try to make a copy from the all-in-one to check the hardware functionality.
Remove the USB cable from the computer.
Now click on start --> control panel --> printers and faxes --> right click on the HP C4100 printer icon and delete all the pending documents.
Now again click on start --> run --> type services.msc and press enter --> locate print spooler in services window and right click on the print spooler and click on refresh or stop the spooler service and then restart the spooler.
Now open the printers and faxes folder, right click on the printer icon --> properties --> advanced tab --> enable print directly to printer and click OK.
Now connect the USB cable back to the computer and then try to print from the notepad and check for the result.
Check whether you have successfully installed the software or not and then check whether you have the printer icon in printers and faxes folder. if we do not have the printer icon then remove the USB cable from the computer and then insert the CD and click on add a device option and follow the onscreen instructions and connect the USB cable when prompts and then try to print. If we have the printer icon check the status, if the status is not in 0 ready then clear all the pending documents and then print. If we are still unable to print then download the print diagnostic utility from the HP website and run it.