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Can't print using USB connection

My ML-1210 prints fine using IEEE1284 cable but not the USB cable. Recently, i upgraded my computer and it doesn't have IEEE1284 connection anymore, so i have connect it thru the USB port. I have downloaded the driver and when I turn on the printer the computer recognizes the printer but when I go to print, nothing happens. The computer sends the printing signal over but the printer doesn't acknowledge it. I get an error that the printer failed. Does anyone have problems with the USB port for this model?

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Re: can't print using USB connection

Unplug printer and un install software. Delete printer in printers folder. Restart pc. Install software first and then connect printer. Also make sure your usb drivers is correct.

Posted on Sep 29, 2007

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