Connected by USB cable to a Netgear WGPS606 print server. Always worked fine but now does not print. Print page data goes to the print server and then out to the printer. Green light on the printer flashes briefly then stops at steady but no print. Have cycled printer and print server. No joy. Have reset all cartridges and then printed demo page on printer and this works fine. No error message. Any idea what is going on? Seems like the internal memory is receiving the pages but for some reason not kicking off the actual printing. queue monitor shows all jobs queued, spooled and cleared. Help?
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I had this problem of the printer reportings "Corrupted Data" on a Samsung CLP-300 and a Samsung MPL-1910 printer and found a software setting that resolves the issue. I only found this issue on Windows 8.1 but I'm not sure it's Windows OS related. I just hadn't had this problem on Windows 7, Vista or XP. My printers are all on my home network connected to print servers so use TCP/IP ports on the laptop.
Go to the Printer Properties menu and select the "Ports" tab (3rd from the left near the top of the menu box.
Select "Configure Ports..." within this tab
If you have "RAW" selected then select LPR.
I added a Queue Name to match the Print server but I'm not sure if this is required
Then click OK and then you'll be returned to the Printer Properties Menu box.
Select the "General" tab on the extreme left of the tabs and click on "Print Test Page"
If you get a "WIndows Printer Test Page" out then this has resolved your problem.
I notice that it still reports on the Test Page that the format is RAW but now it works fine.
I had a similar issue with my 510. My printer would only print in b&w regardless of my settings in the printer setup. I uninstalled my printer driver and reinstalled a fresh one from disk. This cleared up my issue.
First, make sure that you can print with the printer connected directly to your computer using a usb cable.
- Make sure the printer driver is installed and you can print with a direct connection - Get the print server's IP Address, NetGear should have already provided you with this info. - If your'e using windows xp, go to control panel > printers and faxes - Right click on the printer icon and go to properties - Click on the PORTS tab - Click on ADD PORT - Highlight Standard TCP/IP Port then click on New Port - Click next - Input the WGPS606 IP Address - Print a test page...
SPL stands for "Samsung Printer Language". You are using an USB cable that is either too long (above 6 ft.) or too thin (cheap cables).
The reason why the test page prints is because it is a very simple and small page (thinking on kbyte terms). But larger streams of data do not arrive correctly due to attenuation and the error page prints instead.
If it is absolutely necessary to connect beyong 6 ft, you need either a good quality USB cable (try the Belkin brand found at OfficeMax), or connect using a parallel cable.