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Printer hangs up.

When I try to print files directly from the internet the printer hangs. The job stays in the print queue with the message "printing" but nothing ever comes out. Cannot delete the job from the queue either. Have to power off PC and reboot to clear.
What do I do?

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Re: Printer hangs up.

1. check the printer, make a copy
2. check connectivity, open device manager - USB Printing Support(under Universal Serial Bus Controllers) must be there - swap cable/port if it´s not
3. uninstall, reboot then re install printer driver

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