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How to Repair a Printer

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If you own a printer, you must have faced some technical issues that might have prevented you from getting the best out of it. Here are some of the common printer issues:

Printer spooler service not running

Paper jam issue
Power cable issue
Cartridge not working
Paper rolling out of printer completely blank
Printing result is not up to mark
Driver failure

About 90 percent of printer problems are related with interface/configuration mistakes and special effects errors. Chances of any mechanical errors are very rare.

Interfacing and configuration issues arise when there is some problem in networking and you may get error like, printer is not found. There are two possible reasons, it may be not be getting identified by your operating system or there may be compatibility issue related with hardware. Please follow the following steps:

Step1. Cross-verify your USB cable, which is used for connecting printer to your computer. You must replace it if there is any damage caused to it.

Step 2. Make sure that your printer is being identified by your computer. From the main menu of Windows, choose the “Printers and Faxes” option and follow the steps to add your USB printer.

If even your printer is not recognized by your computer, then it reflects your printer software may is corrupted. Hence, you need to download it from manufacturer’s website or from a CD.

Finally, check by changing the setting of your printer to default status.

Here are some of the problems that you can fix on your own:

Paper jam: Usually it happens when more than one sheet of paper stuck in the printer. You can gently lift the cover of your printer and pull them out.

Ink level: Check the level of the ink in your cartridge and refill it asap.

Clogged cartridges: This is the most common fault, when your cartridge head is clogged with dry ink. You can repair it with simple command as: Control Panel> Printer>Right Click> Properties>Maintenance> Clean Cartridges.

Driver failure: You can check your device manger, if there is any conflict related with driver it will get reflected as exclamation mark. It shows there is some fault in printer driver and it needs to be replaced. You can make a clean install of your driver.

Alternatively, you can choose to update your printer driver as: “Control Panel > Printers > Right Click > Properties > Update Driver”

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