Question about HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet Printer
My roommated plugged my printer into her laptop to print something, and I didn't realize the cord was right there and tripped over it, yanking the cord out of the printer. Something may have broken off of the printer, but I looked at the piece and it was just a little black piece of plastic that looked like it had nothing to do with the plug. Now when we plug the USB cord into our laptops, it doesn't register. If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it!
You may well have damaged the cable internally. Change it for a new one . Not expensive.
Posted on Sep 13, 2009
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quick fix for most communication errors can be achieved by resetting the
printer and/or rebooting the PC. Simply disconnect the printer from your
computer. Reboot your pc. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power source
to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to your computer. Then try
to print again once the computer fully recognizes the USB connection.
that doesn't help, try the steps below:
Disconnect the printer from your computer.
Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the
power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30
On your computer, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes.
Delete the Lexmark print object.
Reboot your pc.
When your pc turns on, reconnect the printer.
6. Wait until your pc fully recognizes the USB connection. To check, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes. If you see a new Lexmark print object in the list, then try to print/scan again.
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