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Printer not printing Epson Stylus RX500

PC showing printing; however print not printing.


Now has error light on.


I have misplaced my user guide.


Olease help.

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Re: Printer not printing Epson Stylus RX500

What does the error in the status monitor report?

Switch on the printer, and under Printers And Faxes in windows right click on the RX and select properties

Click on Printing Preferences and then select the maintenance tab, select the Status Monitor and report what it says in the box in the middle.

From here we will be able to help you.

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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