Question about Dell AllinOne Multifunctional (v515w) InkJet Printer
Dell V510 printer worked fine wirelessly with my laptop until we got a new Belkin 600 Router. Now I get the message "Communication not available. The printer cannot communicate with the computer".
The printer's IP address most likely needs to be changed.
Check the Belkin's IP address range (it maybe 192.168.2.***) and configure the printer's IP address accordingly.
Posted on Jul 15, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The problem could be because of ONE out of FIVE problems listed below. Try the steps recommended and it should fix the problem.
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
SOURCE: Dell 948 wireless printer
u need to have wireless internet connection, first uninstall the printer sw, while reinstalling choose wireless install, follow inst, connect the printer, configure wireless adapter by choosing the correct wireless nw and by entering the security key(WEP, WPA), if wireless adapter not detected then, unplug all cables from back of printer,removed wirless adapter, press power button for 20 secs without any cables connected, connect cables, restart printer, connect the wireless adapter, u will get msg nw card detected, then try reconfiguring by entering the correct keys, in case if u dont know the security key contact ur internet service provider, once correct details are entered it will configure successfully, unplug usb cable from printer and pc, install printer sw, issue resolved, if there is no communication then check the firewall settings, anything relating to printer give full access, restart pc, try printing,
ps: if usb cable is connected to printer the nw card will be disabled.
Posted on Nov 14, 2008
Found on another forum. For 926 this worked great.
1. Go to Control Panel - Printers : Delete 926 printer
2. Go to Control Panel - Programs and Features : Uninstall All Dell 926 related software. There should be 3 programs. (When prompted to restart, respond to wait.
3. Rename Folder C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SPOOL\DRIVERS\W32x86 to W32X86OLD
4. Now restart your computer
5. Reinstall 926 Software.
This worked terrific for me.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
I went to start menu, control panel, printers, and my print said offline Ileft click and it said on the little drop down menu use printer online I clicked that and reprint my stuff, it worked out fine.
Posted on May 12, 2009
I have seen that in most of the cases (with lexmark and dell printers) it is fixed by reinstalling the printer software. Be sure that you completely remove the older drivers using the cd or using add/remove programs.
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
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