Question about Dell 948 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Yes, If it is connected to a computer on your home network, right click the printer, setup sharing. For example, if you have a laptop on the same home network, Add a network printer to the laptop and print wirelessly without a wireless printer. This may help clarify: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Install-a-printer-on-a-home-network OR http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Install-a-printer-on-a-home-network
Posted on Jan 01, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
This might not be the issue but I had a similar problem when I first got the printer. Open the top-( where the ink is loaded), look at the back on the right there is a small bus cable ( flat wire usually white) make sure it is pulled in all the way into the top. Be carefull as the prongs can break. This took care of my clicking clacking when the machine came on.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
Hi, The problem here is that the CD has an older version of
the driver which has some known issues. Few steps will be required to fix this.
XP Printer Application
Vista Printer Application
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Posted on Mar 02, 2009
you can do the following steps:
1.Check if the firewall is blocking any printer services
2.Check what port the printer is using (reenable the bi-directional support) and if it's on online mode
3.Disable all the firewalls
4.Uninstall the printer driver and software, then unplug the usb cable of the printer.
5.Delete any items under the ff keys:
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-2
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-3
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet001\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-2
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet001\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-3
6.Delete any non default items under the ff keys:
Note: ONLY THE NON DEFAULT ITEMS SHOULD BE DELETED
Default items are as follows:
AppleTalk Printing Devices
BJ Language Monitor
PJL Language Monitor
Standard TCP/IP Port
Windows NT FAx Monitor
7.Delete any items under the ff keys:
8.Completely remove drivers by doing the ff: (Option for comm failure because of the upgrade from xp to vista)
Ensure there are no documents in queue.
Disconnect printer’s USB cable.
Click the Start pearl, then click All programs, Printers, Dell xxx (where “xxx” is the printer model number) and then Uninstall. Complete the uninstall utility.
From the start search box type spool and press .
The spool folder located at c:\windows\system32\spool opens.
Rename c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32X86 to c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\backup.
Rename c:\windows\system32\spool\prtprocs\W32X86 to c:\windows\system32\spool\prtprocs\backup.
9.Restart the computer.
10.Check th services status
Start-Run- Type Services.msc and Click on Open
You will see long list of services
You need to make sure following 4 Services are set to Automatically start
Remote Procedure Call RPC
Remote Procedure Call RPC Locater
11.Reinstall the latest printer driver
just send me an update if the issue won't be fixed. have a great day.
Posted on Oct 19, 2009
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