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I have a Compaq A4000 printer which I installed on another machine. I used original CD, plus sp20922 firmware. I followed your previous response to another user with the same problem: Ref: ( My printer is printing something like this HTg>&%Kj+ for the word something, can you help? ) Now when I print a word doc no problem, only when on line and want to print, Any help would be greatly appreciated. Tks Tom

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this can be caused by your printer driver, please update it and or uninstall the printer first then reinstall it using an updated driver.

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SOURCE: Mac OS 10.5 Leopard

First, install "epson easyprint" from the epson website. Its found under drivers and support for your unit.

Then click ok on that error message about "driver dealing with..."
After you click ok on the message, you will get another window where you will find a "manual print" button. Click on this manual print button and this will take you to the next window where you have to select "A4 as the paper size" and "CD/DVD as the paper type and paper path" . After this, click print... it should start to print! This is just a workaround until epson gets a patch for leopard for print cd........hopefully

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: NEW Yellow Ink Cartridge Does NOt Print!!

The following is good advise I found here:

A clogged print head on your inkjet printer is not a fine thing. Over time (especially when there's long periods of no printer use) the many tiny holes that make up a modern inkjet printer's head can become clogged with dried ink.

Most printers today have some sort of cleaning routine where either you instruct the printer to go through a cleaning cycle via a program on your computer or you press a squence of buttons on the printer itself to begin the process. A number of these cleanings, in succession, will usually take care of a clogged head--but not always. I recently found my year and a half old Epson Stylus Color 600 unable to print coherently using black ink and no amount of standard cleaning-cycle runthroughs would fix the problem.

On some inkjet printers (HP's for instance) the ink cartridge contains the print head, so changing the cartridge gives you a new, unclogged printhead. My Epson's print head is part of the printer itself, and can only be replaced by a service technician, and the cost is usually very close to the price of the printer itself. I had to come up with something better than that, so I began searching the web to see what people in similar predicaments had done. I found that I my problem was not unique and there were some rather successful remedies floating around.

I discovered that isopropyl alcohol (I bought a bottle of 91% alcohol at the drugstore for ~$3) is a great solvent for this sort of dried ink. There were those that recommended that I take an old, discarded ink jet cartridge, open it, clean it out with the alcohol, fill it back up with alcohol, reseal it, and place it in the printer for a few runs through the printer's self-cleaning method. This proved to be a rather messy endeavor indeed, so I followed a bit of less-agressive advice.

I simply removed the black print cartridge from the printer and dropped 7-10 drops of alcohol down in the ink-recepticle area where the ink cartridge normally sits (there should be a little hole down in there where the ink actually flows from the cartridge into the head), replaced the ink cartridge, and ran a few sessions of the printers head-cleaning routine. It took quite a few cleaning sessions (probably 15-20) with a few pages of text prints thrown in there just to try and move some ink, before it cleared up.

It actually had to sit overnight, with the last few cleanings done the next morning, before all was well--but well it is. Everything works perfectly now, and I don't have to go out and buy a new printer.

To avoid such blockages, it's a good idea to print something, both in color and black&white (if you've got a color printer), once a week or so just to keep things moving. But if you do end up cursed with a blocked print head--this method should take care of you.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: I can not print

You could try to use static ip to remove possible problems with dns retrieving: 

  • Set the machine to static ip (Menu -> Network -> WLAN -> Boot Method -> Static).
  • Check the ip number on the machine (Menu -> Network -> WLAN -> IP address)
  • On your PC, go to Control Panel -> Printers
  • Right-click printer, choose Properties
  • Choose Ports and click "Add Port"
  • Double-click on Standard TCP/IP, follow the guide and type in your IP number earlier retrieved.
  • Save settings, press OK and the problem could be solved (if it was due to dns problems). 
Also, if it works, you can change the network settings for scanner driver to go to ip address too instead of dns, even if it isn't a problem right now, it could later be.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: C4480 cannot scan to pc

I can not scan from my printer to my pc. I have a hp c4480. everything works on it. bill

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