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Printer doesn't connect to computer (or computer doesn't connect)

(It says X1170 on the printer) - My printer doesn't connect to the computer anymore. This problem started happening when I ran an msconfig and regedit a few days ago, and all I did in relation to the printer was stop the program from running on startup. I tried to change this option back to the way it was, but the problem is still there. When I turn on my printer, it makes a whirring sound and then the light on the power button starts flashing. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software, restarting my computer, turning off and on the printer, and disconnecting and reconnecting the USB cable. I don't know what else to do!

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Unplug the printer from the wall so it can reset itself.
That should do the trick

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Check All your cables first then try this

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