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My Zebra LP-2844-Z won't print, says spooling, printing, deleting

I can't figure out how to get this printer to work. I try to print a test page and for awhile it would just give an error, now it says spooling, then printing, then "deleting-printing-printed". Ugh! I have the feeling there may be a cable problem. I have a serial-USB adapter connected to the cord that came with the computer b/c it doesn't fit in any of my ports. I'm just not tech knowledgeable to solve this on my own. Help please!

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  • abcrossman May 15, 2009

    Tried it but no luck. Thanks for the response, but any other ideas?



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Try this--open the control panel then open system & maint then admin tools. open services then find the print spooler svc and right click then restart. close all jobs and print windows first then try again

Posted on May 15, 2009

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Please use a generic windows driver available from the two software providers below, NiceLabel Driver (Generic Windows Driver for Zebra Printers) Seagull Scientific Driver (Generic Windows Driver for Zebra Printers)

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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On the Advanced tab of the driver, select Print Processor. Change it to WinPrint and select RAW. Should fix the issue.

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In addition to jigeo solution you need to know this, the little taken- sense button must be in the off position before this procedure works. You can then return it to the on position.

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