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I have two computers and both have the proper drivers downloaded. For some reason my laptop will not communicate with the printer. I get an error when I try to print and when I try to print a test page it says that it cannot establish two-way communication with the printer. The other computer prints just fine. The crazy thing is that both computers used to print just fine, but now like I said, the laptop will not print. What could be wrong?

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This seems to be a problem with a lot of laptops, I get it too. How to fix this is quite simple.
Go to your control panel on laptop. Look for Hardware and sound then click on View Devices and printers.
You should see a list of said devices and printers. See if you have the printer listed twice.
If you do , you must delete one. The one to delete is the non default printer. This should cure the problem.
Hope this helps

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