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How do I fix Printrex 820 DL problem printing garbage?

Changed parallel port printer cable, reloaded drivers for this model, cycled power, cleared buffer, etc; and nothing worked.

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SOURCE: KX-P1124 Dm Printer -- Cannot clear the buffer, keeps printing garbage

Put one page in printer and tape paper so it will not feed as buffer print out data on paper.
May take one minute or one hour, that depends on how many times you hit the enter on keyboard
You must let the printer keep printing no matter if it is one word or one letter. Some old printer do not have cancel on printer, only thru computer or program. I have three in serv. from the 70's
A buffer happen and will always happen after it get information from computer. It takes many sheet of paper
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Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Lexmark E210 laser printer driver not working

I had the same problem two years ago and purchased the adaptor also .The port is correct. My adaptor never would work either. The correct answer,for me, was to purchase a Parallel port PCI card and install it.  I am still using it to this day as both the paper and the ink ribbon  on my pin printer is a lot less expensive for making copies that I don't need to be letter perfect.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: USB to Parallel connection (Panasonic KX-P1121)

I assume you installed the driver that came with the cable. The driver should create a new printer port like lpt1. That's the port you should use in the printer configuration.

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Vista will not print to HP Laserjet 5p

I purchased a Dynex USB to Parallel Converter Cable from Best Buy and tried to connect but had no success. I then sent an email to Dynex customer service and received a reply in about 24 hours. The rep provided spot on instructions which I was able to follow to a tee. My 14 year old HP Laserjet 5P is now ready to run until it blows up.

I spent hours searching web forums and only received overcomplicated replies by people who think they are techies, none of which worked. I am 63 years old and not a techie, so if I can do it, anyone can. I have saved the email and will forward this straightforward simple fix to anyone who needs it. My net cost was $36.00 for the cable.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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SOURCE: aficio 2022 connected to computer by parallel port

Hey Bubbabear,

I've got a Rico Aficio 2035
1.) It does have a hard drive installed (doc server)
2.) There is not a memory card installed
3.) There are no pinter buttons on the control panel

The rest of the scenario is the same...IE1284 Parallel port, but does nothing...

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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Printer won't print. I had to move the desk and everything was unplugged and now it won't print. It is on, checked as default, on-line, I think it may be the port.


  1. Background
    • HP provides details of the problem on its website. The problem usually occur on PC laptops or when printing across a network. HP offers several fixes for the problem.
    Software
    • First, check your Windows print queue and ensure the printer is not set as "Paused" or "Working Offline." This can often clear the problem and resume your printing.

    Resolution
    • The problem can also be caused by printer driver issues. Try uninstalling and reinstalling the printer driver. Connecting your printer directly to your computer using a parallel cable may solve the problem, but this may not be practical in all cases as many modern laptop computers do not have a parallel port.
Instructions
    • 1 "Power Cycle" Your printer. Shut down the printer, unplug the power cord from the socket, give it 5 minutes, plug it in again and turn it back on. Try to print.
    • 2 If the printer still won't process a job, shut down and restart your computer.
    • 3 Check your printer cable connections to the computer.
    • 4 Check the printer for any paper jams, check the trays, and also pull out the toner cartridge and/or remove any paper jam, if you find one. Put the cartridge back in. Then try to print.
    • 5 If after completing the steps above, the printer is still not working, click "Start," then "Settings," click "Printers," and the printer folder will open. Make sure your HP LaserJet 5 is selected as the default printer.
    • 6 Double-click your printer, and delete everything from the print queue, canceling all the print jobs. Close out the queue.
    • 7 Right-click on your printer icon and make sure it's not offline. If it is, then click "use this printer online."
    • 8 Right-click your printer, and click properties. Make sure the right port is selected for your LaserJet 5 Printer. If you are using a parallel cable, you are most likely using an LPT port; if USB, then look for a USB connection in the list. If the port connection is correct, try to print again.
    • 9 It's still not printing? Click "Start," then "Control Panel." Double-click "Programs and Features" or "add or remove programs," uninstall your Laserjet printer software, and restart your computer.
    • 10 Insert your Laserjet software and driver disk. Proceed to reinstall your printer software and drivers. Then test the printer again. If it is still not working, you probably will have to seek professional assistance.

Jan 20, 2013 | HP LaserJet 1012 Printer

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garbage printing can sometimes caused by a faulty parallel cable. try replacing the parallel cable with a new one. if the problem still persist. reload the printer driver or make a new copy through the add printer wizard or add printer(whatever your operating system is you should find this at the start- control panel window - printers window ) if still the problem persist then you need to isolate the printer with a another computer to determine where the fault is coming from. if the printer is connected to the network, dismount it first and test it with a stand alone computer,

Apr 26, 2011 | Epson LX-300 Matrix Printer

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PRINTER WON'T PRINT DOCUMENT ONLY SERIES OF QUESTION MARKS.


Hello,

Your printer is printing "garbage print". To make sure there is nothing wrong with the printer, try printing an internal report. If the report is good then there is a problem with the printer driver, interface cable (USB, parallel, ethernet) or port.

Start by uninstalling the printer driver and then reinstalling it.
If the unit still wont print properly, try using another cable or try installing on another computer.
If the same thing happens on another computer with a new cable then the printer is at fault and needs to be reset. You should be able to find the reset procedure in your user's guide.

Thanks,

Pat

Nov 07, 2010 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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USB to Parallel connection (Panasonic KX-P1121)


I would recommend buying a Printer parallel port connection (PCI to LTP1), install it into the system, and use the printer parallel cable.

Sep 02, 2009 | Nikon COOLPRINT Thermal Printer

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Printer prints garbage...


Hi

make sure it is configured to the right port and using the epson driver. go to printer and faxes and properties then ports. check of the correct printer driver is check. what type of cable are you using anyways? com for serial, LPT for parallel.

Hope this help

Jan 02, 2009 | Epson TM-U220 Matrix Printer

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Tally t6045 printing problem


hi!
there is two reasons behind this problem.

1. The parallel cable is damaged .
2.The parallel port of your computer is damaged.

so at first changed the parallel cable .if not solved connect your printer to another pc.
i hope the solution will work for u.

Regards
Swarnava Palit
U can mail me your problem- swarnavapalit@gmail.com

Dec 21, 2008 | Tally Line Matrix T6050 Printer

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Printer won't stop printing garbage


Try and re-install your printer drivers...first remove the drivers and delete the printer...then re-install.

Dec 03, 2008 | HP DeskJet 812c InkJet Printer

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Konica Minolta 2300 dl is "printing to file"


The port depends on where you've connected the cable between printer and computer.
If a USB connection, select USB
if parallel cable, select parallel
if network cable (ethernet) select tcp/ip port

the driver must match the type of connection (use only 1)

you may wish to uninstall the printer driver then re-install it, keeping in mind which physical connection you have chosen to use.

Oct 25, 2008 | Konica Minolta magicolor 2300DL Laser...

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Parallel Port for a Printer


you can install a add on parallel port card on pci slot of the motherboard

Oct 16, 2008 | Intel DG31PR Motherboard

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Problems with SRP 270AP - it prints garbage


Garbage in garbage out. I reckon that printers will only print what data they are sent. So reinstall drivers on both computers in the first instance then report back

May 17, 2007 | Samsung SRP 270AP Matrix Printer

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