Question about Office Equipment & Supplies

2 Answers

Not printing my printer just won't print on my site, however my husband has no problem prnting on his, please help me!

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2008

    I have a HP deskjet F300 series printer and it will not print the only print action that is working is the printer test page. I have checked out all of the plugs and also uninstall and reinstalled. Please assist asap.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    I have set it so it's not off line

    I have a wireless print server but the print sometimes prints and sometimes doesn't. So it is being seen by the set up.
    it is set to the R300 and it says 'Getting ready to print' but nothing happens.
    The screen on the printer has a green light on advanced and is correct saying glossy A4 - there are no other lights on the printer.
    I am using it from a Vista set up but it has worked well before when wired but is spasmodic with the wifi set up. I see no reason.. I'm a tech support and computer person. What's going on here do you think?

  • gener01 Mar 01, 2008

    my printer not printing then message try to reconnect the cartridge

  • Mergatroid May 11, 2010

    Printing "on your site" doesn't make any sense to me.

    Please be more verbose.



2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 286 Answers

By "site", I'm assuming you mean the physical location of your printer
Since you're using wifi and you're having an intermittent problem, there may be an interference issue. There are devices that can interfere with communications over wifi frequencies, usually cordless phones and such. You can purchase a frequency sniffer that connects to your pc, but these cost several hundred dollars.
Remove any other cordless devices from the vicinity and try it again.

When the printer fails, check device manager to make sure it's still connected. Go into the printer driver properties and try to print a test page from the driver.

If these tests show that the system thinks the printer is off-line, check your wifi port driver in device manager and make sure it's working properly.

In the same room, try using the printer over wifi from another computer or laptop. Try to narrow the fault down to the computer you are using, or the printer.

If the fault stays with the printer, perhaps a firmware update from the printer company would help. If the printer works well in a different room with your computer, you may be back to interference again.

If the fault stays with your computer, and other computers or laptops work fine with your printer, you could go to your main board manufacturers website (these can be hard to find) and download any driver updates that are available. If that does not solve the fault, you may have an incompatibility between your computer and your printer wifi implementations.

If you are also having problems with other wifi devices, you may have a hardware failure in your computer. You can purchase a wifi expansion card and install it on your computer, or purchase a
usb wifi dongle (like a usb flash drive, but it's a wifi port). Make sure you disable your computers built-in wifi before connecting an expansion card or a dongle (usually done in your BIOS Setup).
Of course, the least expensive solution would be to buy another USB cable and wire it again.

Posted on May 07, 2008

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 390 Answers

If your printer is communicating sometimes with pc and not other times, and will print from some websites and not others it may be a setting, or you may be trying to queue up to many print jobs at once. Try clearing the print queue, turn it off and on again to reset. My printer occasionally has what i call a techmical spaz attack, and refuses to print large volumes. I do the steps above, then use a little program called mw snap, which takes a snap shot of any area of desktop or website and you only print just what you want, alternatively many sites now have printer friendly buttons which cuts out the excess info. As for when it will not print at all, it is a slow process of elimination. If it prints a test page fine, it obviously can print, so you know it is probably not going to be a printhead or cartridge issue. Is the printer attatched to a pc or by itself?

Posted on Feb 14, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

My xerox workcentre 3119 isnt responing to my computer, drvers are very ok. Itself cant copy or prnt. But its prnting system report. What might be the problem.

The network controller may be having issues.
1. Please turn off the device.
2. Leave it off for 5 minutes.
3. Turn it back on and test.

If it still fails to copy or print, please call for service.

Oct 27, 2013 | Office Equipment & Supplies

2 Answers

When I print there is a 45 degree fold over on top right

Check out all the rollers for jammed pieces of paper and loose dust. Clean them off carefully with a little rubbing alcohol.

Jan 21, 2013 | HP Color LaserJet 2840 All-in-One...

1 Answer

Dell printer will not complete task. If printer is uninstalled then reinstalled it will print one time but doesn't complete the task on the "printing screen". I go to the printer window...

Hi Bill,
Have you tried the printers on another PC?Please do.
  • Whats the Operating System on your PC?Do the printer drivers correspond with that Operating System?If not,download the corresponding drivers from this dell support site. This you select under compatibility.
  • After uninstalling the printer,disconnect fully and unplug from power.Reboot your PC before installing the printer again.
Hope this helps.Thanks!

Nov 01, 2011 | Dell V305w All-In-One R840635AU InkJet...

4 Answers

Hello. My husband and I recently purchased a Samsung CLP-325 Colour Printer to use for both of our computers. He wanted to create a printer where we can both print from our separate computers. However,...

Hi Dina,

Is the printer directly connected to your husband's computer?

If so your husband's computer MUST be switched on AND connected to the network. Depending on your settings your husband's computer may have to be logged in, for it to be 'connected to the network'

Also power saving could be causing you problems. I.e. your husbands machine may be going into 'sleep' mode when not in use. You can adjust the 'power saving' options from control panel (on your husband's machine) to prevent the computer going off-network and therefore setting your printer 'off-line'

Hope this helps.

Please take the time to rate this answer. Many Thanks Don.

Sep 05, 2011 | Samsung CLP325 Laser Printer

1 Answer

My hp psc 2510 photosmart doesnt stop prnting. i have turned off power few times but as soon as it turns on start printing constantly.

This isn't the printer. You have to stop the print jobs from your computer. On the lower right of your computer screen there should be some icons, one of them will be a printer. Right click and select open, then you will be able to see what it is trying to print. Cancel the print jobs and your problem is solved.

Aug 10, 2010 | HP PSC 2510 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

The printer is not printing correctly down one side of each page I have replaced the toners.

just follow the guide that is given to you when you bought your printer or in the box of the prnter search the telephone number and call them and ask them why is it not prnting.ask for assistance

Feb 12, 2010 | HP LaserJet 2605dn Printer

1 Answer

Only prnting the startup page every time I send a document to print

This is likely a problem with the printer driver or the printer spooling system on your computer. Check in folder "C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS". If there are files in this folder at any time when you are not expecting a printout and there were no system messages, then it is confirmed.

The easiest thing to try is to uninstall and reinstall your printer drivers. If that does not do the trick and a problem with the printer spooling system, you might be able to try uninstalling and reinstalling this feature. If this does not work or you cannot do figure out how to do it yourself, you will need a Windows expert to fix it for you.

May 29, 2009 | Minolta magicolor 2200 DeskLaser Printer

1 Answer

Not printing color

Loks like there is a "well" under the "docked" position of the heads (at the right end of the unit, facing it - under the control buttons.) In my unit, ink had built up in this well to the point that some of the mechanical bits were scraping the top of the built-up ink pile. After I carefully removed about two TootsieRoll's-worth of old dried ink with a long scewdriver (using a flashlight to illuminate the area), the color printing seemed to be doing better. Can't tell yet if this has completely resolved the problem, as I have not yet printed enough pages to prove the point...

Nov 05, 2007 | HP DeskJet 932c InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Office Equipment & Supplies Logo

Related Topics:

263 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Office Equipment & Supplies Experts


Level 3 Expert

8073 Answers


Level 3 Expert

2237 Answers


Level 3 Expert

81294 Answers

Are you an Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides