Konica spooling endlessly, not printing. How to reset?
We have a Konica 7150 printer, and the server is messed up - it won't print anything, but keeps spooling hundreds of pages. The print server doesn't have a monitor and I guess the O/S is DOS on it anyway. Does anyone have any idea how we can reset the Konica 7150? We turned all the equipment off overnight last night, and it made no difference.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
The Konica Minolta 7145 have two different companies that made the print controller. If you have an older KM 7145 then you need the old Peerless Legacy driver. It's not on KonicaMinolta's website. You can use HP 5Si driver, but you won't have and of the options (ie finisher, fax, lcc).
There are all kinds of printers and printing problems. It’s important to note at the outset that for safety reasons you should unplug your printer if you plan on working inside the device for any reason. In addition to the electrical hazard, printers (especially laser printers) can also be very hot on the inside, so use caution.
There are a few general troubleshooting steps you should take first, regardless of your printing problem. These will help solve most everyday printing issues.
Reboot. You’ll be amazed at how many printing problems simply disappear after you restart your computer. Also, reboot your printer. Sometimes, for no good reason, a printer will become wedged (it just stops communicating with the computer). Turning your printer off for a few seconds, and then back on, will usually get you going again.
Read the printer’s lights. Doing this can provide you with very useful clues. Is the power light on? Is the paper feed light blinking? Don’t be afraid to press buttons on the printer: Turn it off and on, reset the paper feed, and take the printer offline and bring it online again.
Check your physical connections. Is the power cord loose? Does the cable from the printer to the PC have a secure connection at both ends? Look at the connector pins on your cable. Are they bent? Try another cable if you have one. Check the print cartridges and printing mechanism. Is anything blocking the printer? Are the cartridges firmly in place?
Print a Windows test page. Access your printer’s Properties dialog box (follow the directions given above). Select the General tab and click the Print Test Page button. If nothing else, you can find out a good deal about your printer’s problem. If the test page prints, you have a problem with your application, not with Windows. Answer the questions as prompted and work through Windows’ Print Troubleshooter as needed.
Drivers. Verify drivers on the Details tab in the Printer Properties dialog box. Make sure the installed driver corresponds with your actual printer. Check the manufacturer’s Web site for updated drivers and browse the support pages on the site while you’re there.
first i need you to check and see if your printer is online
click on your start button then click control panel then were it says hardware and sound below it click printers then right click on your printer make sure its not the fax one make sure it says use printer offline if it does then its fine if it says use printer online then click it
ok if that is good then click propeties then click the advance tab up top make sure these areas are checked
priority set to one
spool print documents etc etc
start printing immediately
print spooled documents first
enable advance printing features
ok now click the security tab and click on everyone
make sure the print allow box is checked
let me know if this fixes it if not we''ll go further into it
There might be a problem with Printer Spooling Service. If you are using Windows do the following:
1. Go to start. 2. Choose "Run" and type: services.msc. 3. Press the Enter/Return key on your keyboard. 4. A screen will pop up. Locate the "Print Spooler" service. 5. Doubleclick it, if it has stopped: click Start. If it is already running, click, Stop, and then Start. 6. Try printing again.