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Printer is not printing

Posted By : Jerry of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 1, 2004

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My printer is not printing, what the next step I should do?

This question was answered on December 1, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


1)Verify that your printer is connected to a working power source

2)Verify that your printer is properly connected to your printer port Note that the cable must be seated properly in the printer port on your computer and at the printer

3)Verify that your printer has paper (or other appropriate printing media) available, and that it is not jamming the printer

4)Verify that your printer contains a sufficient supply of ink or toner to work properly

5)Reset your printer by turning it off and then turning it back on after 5 to 10 seconds Many printing problems are the result of your printer memory being full

6)Verify that you have followed all of the installation instructions provided by your printer manufacturer

7)If your printer documentation includes any troubleshooting information, perform those troubleshooting steps

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Posted by Jerry of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 1, 2004

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