printer troubles help

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by kev59, Mar 15, 2004.

  1. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    help i need to print off my son's homework and my printer has just stopped working. It is displaying a communication error but it is connected and nothings changed.In control panel printers it is showing offline HELP
     
  2. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Right Click on the primter icon and untick "use printer offline" and see if that does it.
     
  3. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    No still comes up with communication error please check connection
     
  4. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Is the printer still set as the default printer? Is it connected via USB or other? If USB, have you tried unpluging it and plugging it back in? Just trying to cover the bases.
     
  5. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    yes it's set at default and i have tried unplugging the usb and turning the power on and off
     
  6. kev59

    kev59 OSNN Senior Addict

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    there is only one printer so it just has the tick in it