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Re: all-in-one not communicating with computer
How many devices do you have connected to your USB ports. Many computers power supplies cannot handle the power drain of excessive devices (cell phone charger, digital camera, wireless keyboards and mouse, wifi adapter, and printers. Remove a few devices and see if the printer will work. If it does, get a cheap powered USB hub. And plug the other devices into it.
It may also be a software issue.
Vista has it's own drivers and will assign it's own to your
printer when you plug it in. This method will not work with many
external devices. Completely disconnect the printer. Then install the
lexmark driver. A window will pop up saying that the software being
loaded is not approved by windows. Click install anyway. The software
will instruct you when it is ok to connect the printer. You may have to
go into the printer and faxes (control panel) and delete the current
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Click Start > Printer and Faxes> if you find any printer in the window then Delete the printer. Open Add printer form "Printer and Faxes" window, and search for Printers. Select the Printer. and make it Defalt Printer. and Restart the Computer. Try printing. if no Results. try replacing the Cables. best of luck
Here a few common problems that your Epson printer and ink cartridge can suffer from.
Improper Installation of Cartridges
A common Epson printer and ink cartridge problem! If you have changed the ink cartridges then you might just receive this error message. The message might state that the cartridge is not installed correctly in the printers. In such cases, re-install the cartridge in the correct manner. If the problem persists then it is advisable that you replace the cartridge as it might be defective. If you still get the same error message on installation of the replacement cartridge then its time that you clean the print head. You could do this yourself or could take it to a repair facility.
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.
'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.
Print Jobs that are Slow or Incomplete
These are problems that occur during an ongoing process. The printing might stop midway and then start again after some time. At times, the printing process will repeat itself several times and then finish printing the page. There are times when the page will finish printing, but you will find that it is an incomplete print. More often than not, this is not a printer related problem.
What might have happened is that the driver might have corrupted or a virus might have infected the computer; or a spyware might be affecting the working of the printing process. If such a problem occurs, the best solution would be to scan the computer for viruses and spyware. As can be seen these common Epson printers and Epson ink cartridge problems can be sorted out quite easily.
Firewall Issue: Maybe your firewall is blocking
the connection to your printer. Try allowing access to all applications
related to Dell or printer or communication systems under Program
Permissions in your Firewall program.
Have you tried re-installing the drivers?Try removing the software you originall installed on the computer,and re-installing them again.Check as well installed printers delete all the additional hps that may be there as well.
try to unsinstall the CD installer of your printer and install it again. you must configure the setting of ur printer in order to connect on the system of your computer. make sure that the printer device driver set us default printer driver. if it not possible you better check the hardware if you do not know you can check it for the authorize technician if your printer covered for warranty. thanks
You need to set up the software on the iMac. The reason it gives you that error message is because it can't communicate with the computer and imaging software as the computer doesn't see the scanner and can't communicate with the printer's control interface. The iMac may see the printer and be able to print without any additional software because the driver package for the printer portion may already be installed with the OS X HP printer driver support. You didn't mention whether or not you could print from OS X. I am assuming you can. Faxing and copying from the unit doesn't use the computer at all and doesn't need to communicate with it. Scanning and printing do. If you can't print either then none of the driver or support software is installed and you have to set it up. You can get the instructions for setting the printer up in OS X 10.5 from HP. Just click here and it will take you to the page with the instructions.
With the Lexmark printers communication subsystem you MUST let the driver ask for you to plug in the printer. DO NOT plug the printer into the USB port until told to do so.
To fix a fouled install : (1) Uninstall the Lexmark drivers in Add Remove Programs (2) Shutdown the computer (3) Disconnect the printer from the USB port (4) Restart the computer (5) Run the Driver Installation software (6) Cancel ALL attempts by windows to auto install the printer (7) When the sofware asks for the printer connect it and continue
i do not have its disk and I want to download it, so I need help in order to be able to install it without its disk
please send me email that how I can set up it.'
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