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DYMO LabelWriter 400 Turbo Installed but gives error message when sending prints

DYMO gives an error message when sending it the test print. Won't function and is appearing to be an expensive paper weight. Help.

DYMO gives an error message when sending it the test print. Reinstalled software and drivers but still not working. Works fine on different PC.

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  • spine Feb 22, 2008

    I have the same problem. The funny thing is, another PC had the same problem too, but somehow cleared up and is working now. I tried to do everything I did on that PC to this PC and it's just not working.



    What I did on the other made no sense. I unistalled, reinstalled, and restarted before trying to print. It came back up and it worked. But that solution is not working on this printer.

  • truman33 Mar 20, 2008

    I have experienced the same problem on two different PCs. Both running Windows XP. On one I tried uninstalling then downloading the latest drivers and re-installing, but still does not work.

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    My Dymo message says "no Labelwriter found"... I have changed USB cables. Reinstalled new software. Tried to do firmware update... but can't since "no Labelwriter is found". I've plugged and unplugged. I've renamed escal.bmp.



    The Dymo functions.. loads paper, lights are on and unit function seem normal...



    Any Help?



    JB

  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    Installed Dymo 400. Restarted computer and when I send a lambel request, there is 1 in the queue already & it errored out.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Prints fine but the display is where you can't hardly make out the letters. I don't use this that much. Last time I used it it worked fine. I get it out to use it and it's this way. I've replaced the batteries twice.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    no error message just will not print.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Can't get it properly configured in access

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I unplugged the printer and plugged it back in and it started working and has been working since.

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Yes. Post # 2 is correct. Unplug it and plug it back in....it works. I spent a lot of time on this...wow.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

  • margolispei Oct 03, 2008

    Yes. Post # 2 is correct. Unplug it and plug it back in....it works. I spent a lot of time on this...wow.

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I pulled the front cover off my Dymo twin turbo label writer and that stopped my jamming error issues. If your not able to print with the cover on try removing the front cover and then print. I have been unable to get it working after putting the cover off so I am now running the machine full time without the front cover. Dust is an issue and I don't have the tear teeth but atleast I can still print!

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So I have tried to unplug the labelwriter before and after installing the driver, I have tried unplugging the computer before and after installing the driver, I have tried changing labelmakers to an identical one, changed cables, changed adapters, changed computers(which works but I need to get it working on the original computer) and it always prints 1 label than comes up with error-printer message over and over... very frustrated!

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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Same thing - unplug, wait about 30 seconds and now the little ****** prints. ERGH!

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

Dymo has a fireware patch for the labelwriters. it can be found at.: http://www.dymo.com/media/Software/LabelWriter_Firmware_Updater_Rev_AG104.EXE

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

None of these has worked for me and I am slowely losing my grip of this printer

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Unplugging and plugging back in worked for me as well!!!! Thank You!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

Yup. Unplugging and plugging back in. Thanks, DYMO and Windows, you make a great team [/sarcasm]

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

Amazing, ripping my hair out for 2 hrs and all i had to do was unplug and plug it back in. Thanks for your help!

Posted on May 27, 2008

YES YES YES

i plug the damn thing and it will work

Posted on May 23, 2008

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A combination of all of the above solutions fixed the problem so, thanks all. We had one in our office that worked perfectly right out of the box. We then shipped it to another office because they needed it more than we did. Shortly after we ended up buying another one which gave us the grief. The new one worked fine on a laptop with a clean install of XP, on the other two machines which had the drivers and software previously installed it was nothing but bewildering forehead bruising grief.

Posted on May 22, 2008

Solution #2 WORKED,
You are amazing

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

Unpluggin and replugging in the machine cleared up my "error printing" also. Thanks for the helpful advice!

Posted on Apr 03, 2008

  • Sledesma Dec 07, 2010

    This WORKED! Thanks!

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Make sure you only have one DYMO Labelwriter printer in "Printers and Faxes". If you have more than one, select the appropriate one from the "Change Printer" option on the "File" menu item in the DYMO Label Software.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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Unplug the printer and wait 30 seconds then plug it back in. Mine printed everything that was in the queque.

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