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Communication problem after i replaced both cartridges on my all in one and tried to print i get a "Communication Not Available" message. i have checked all cables many times over and still not able to print. what is the problem. it will copy, scan, etc. just not print from the computer.

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  • slofton Jun 26, 2008

    i've tried just about everything

  • crubio05 Jul 10, 2008

    I have tried cleaning the cartriges and it sais that it cannot preform becuase the printer is not communicating with the computer. I have followed all the steps provided by the troubleshoot and none worked.

  • johnkell Jul 18, 2008

    print head error

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Unplug the power adapter (**the black Box) from the printerDisconnect the Printer from the computer and then click on start ----> control Panel --------> Printers and Faxes. In printers and Faxes you will find the printer Icon Dell AIO printer , make sure the Status is Ready and there is a Check mark on the printer, right click on the printer Icon and then select Cancel all documents restart the computer and then power on the printer connect the printer to the computer and then try printing.

perfrom these steps and do lemme know if it helps.

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Here a few common problems that your Epson printer and ink cartridge can suffer from.

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Failure to print documents is yet another common problem with respect to Epson printers. The print heads of Epson printers are sensitive and this sensitiveness is the culprit behind such problems. If the print head is clogged or blocked you will have to unclog or unblock them. This can be done by using a special fluid that is available for just this purpose only. This fluid flushes the print head, and your printer is once again ready to print.

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'Communication Problems' are yet another one of the common problems surrounding Epson printers. Once you give the print command you might be shown the message that there is a communication error between the printer and the computer. This means that there is the occurrence of a minor problem. One of the reasons for this problem could be the inappropriate selection of printers from the print options menu. Cable connections should also be checked. Another solution could be the re-installation of the driver of the printer.

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