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  • oscarverdell Dec 01, 2008

    have new usb cable still no print

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If everything started after the new USB cable, get another one.
Before you do: try resetting your printer.
If this does not work....get another cable.

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1)right click the my computer icon
2)click properties and then click hardware n go to device manager.
3)uninstall all usb ports and then scan for hardware changes
4)ur pc will detect your printer and ask for printer drivers
5)re load drivers and your pc will communicate with your printer
6)for reloding install the cd follow the instructions on the screen and click next
7)restart when the printer is loded.connect the wires and cords properly.
 Drivers, Software, lost C.D....come this way!
 

If you have lost you cd or don't know how to install your printer then all you need to do is download the drivers and software from the manufactures website that suits your operating system and printer.

Drivers and software download areas for brands listed below, just click to gain access and then locate driver for your needs.

Brother Epson Sharp Canon Lexmark OKI Dell HP Kyocera Samsung Konica/Minolta Xerox Panasonic

PLEASE NOTE

When installing drivers/software it is generally a good practice to -



·                                 Delete old/previous installs
·                                 Leave printers USB cable disconnected from computer until newly installed software requests it to be connected.

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Hi oscarverdell
Some printer drivers have to be installed before the printer is connected, in your case, you have done what we all do, - connect the hardware and install the software.
Uninstall your printer:
Start àSettings àPrinter and Fax (just delete the printer).
Disconnect the printer from the computer and reinstall the driver.
The software will ask you that it already know your driver and if you want to keep it or reinstall the “new” one, àchose keep (there is no need to install it one more time).
Now you’ll most likely bee told to connect the printer and everything is “ding-dong”. :-)
Regards
/Teis

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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    Teis Thomsen Dec 01, 2008

    It would help us all :-) if we knew what make and type of printer we are trying to help you with.

    /Teis

  • Teis Thomsen
    Teis Thomsen Dec 13, 2008

    Hi, back again,



    Wondering if you got your problem Fixed,

    - if not, let me know,

    - if its Fixed, then vote to close this case,

    Thank you



    /Teis

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Clear print queueuninstall printer software/driver disconnect printer
reboot computer
re-install printer software/driver and follow on screen instructions

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    • clear print queue

    • uninstall printer software/driver

    • disconnect printer

    • reboot computer

    • re-install printer software/driver and follow on screen instructions

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Disconnect printer from computer
Cancel All Documents in the print queue
Delete all (if duplicates are present) Lexmark printer icon
Reboot the computer

Make sure that the printer is ON
then
try another USB port (no more than 30 secs computer should respond and inform you a new printer is added)
try another USB cable


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It is important to follow the step outline here.
make sure all ink cartridge are install and ready to go.
unplug the printer from the computer and turm it off.
uninstall the printer software from the computer.
restart and re-install the printer software.
turn on the printer.
connect the printer to the computer.

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Try to check ur USB cable prperly connected or not...if yes then install the printer driver...

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