Message says:"Opening printer connection failed: Unable to open the printer connection. Please check your printer connections and check for printer errors." The printer already has new ink and no lights are blinking, so why can't I print anything?
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Re: Printer Not Printing
Just try the below troubleshooting steps.That will solve the Problem.
1.Right click on MY computer ->Properties->Hardware->Device manager.
2.You will get Device manager window popping out.
3.Scroll down to "Universal Serial BUS controllers".Click on the (+) sign.
4.Check for the "USB Composite Device" and right click on it, click Uninstall.(IMPORTANT NOTE:wE HAVE TO UNINSTALL THE PRINTER'S USB COMPOSITE DEVICE, TO KNOW WHETHER IS THE PRINTER'S USB COMPOSITE DEVICE, RIGHT CLICK ON USB COMPOSITE DEVICE AND PROPERTIES,look for wat location says, Eg -LOCATION : HP PSC 1300)
5.Disconnect the USB and reboot the PC.
6.Connect the USB after reboot, you will get popup "Found new hardware".Then the Drivers will be installed Automatically.
7.Click start - >run then type "services.msc" click OK.
8.Look for service called "Print Spooler", Doubled click on it, check whether the "startup type" is "Automatic", if not changed it to automatic.Checked the "Service status" is "started".If not click on "start" button.Click Apply and OK.
9.Right click on "Print Spooler" and click "Restart".Close the Services window and then check it.
i would appreciate, if u respond after trying the solution.
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You can use EPM(easy printer Manager) or smart panel. These files can down loaded from the samsung site. install and run in the PC it will show the status of the printer.
The red light blinks and printing is possible means get ready to replace the toner cart. with a new one.
Thanks. Printer Support SAMSUNG India
Hi, if your laptop is online please do check the printer status if is ready, if not remove the printer icon and try to install again the printer driver, check also the IP address of your printer or it's shared name for proper handshaking..
Most likely you need to install the printer drivers that came with the printer on a CD.
Or, you can download and install the very latest drivers from Canon's website!
Install them according to thier directions and you should be printing in no time!
Without turning off the product, disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
The USB cable connects to the port on the back of the product. The port is labeled with the USB icon ( ).
Figure 2: Example USB connection (your product might not look exactly the same as this example)
Remove the cartridges from the product.
Wait for the 'Insert Cartridges ' message to display on the control panel.
Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
Wait 60 seconds.
Reconnect the power cord. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button ( ).
Reinsert the cartridges, and then close any open doors on the product.
If you receive a prompt to print a calibration page, do so.
Reconnect the USB cable to the rear of the product, and then try printing again.
If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product
It is seen that if there are any issues with the printer drivers, issues like connection failure may occur. There are chances of drivers being outdated and corrupt. In such situations, you have to update the drivers. If there is any yellow exclamation mark next to printer driver, You need to replace that corrupted driver with the correct one. Before the installation, you also need to check for compatibility. Sometimes, incompatibility would cause issues like printer connection failed, etc.