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Epson headache!!!!!!!! I've had my epson all-in-one CX3800, for a year now. It was working fine with my compaq laptop. The laptop was stolen so i got a gateway. Now I can't print at all, every time I try to print it asks me to save. I try and save and then maybe print but the same prompt comes up to save. Anyone, please help, I'm semi-computer literate and really, really need help. Thank you.

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Re: epson headache!!!!!!!!

This normally occurs when it cannot see a printer. Assuming you have installed the epson drivers, go to your printer and other hardware or printers and faxes folder and right click on it to check that it is on line and set as the default printer. If all fails disconnect printer from notebook, uninstall the current driver. restart and re install driver and re connect printer when prompted or when installation finishes.

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