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Sowrav D.
Sowrav D., Engineer
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 3147
Experience:  Completed Course In Computer Hardware and Printer Repairing
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printer will not print sa is ready to print, but does not

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printer will not print sa is ready to print, but does not
Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be assisting you today.

Do you mean the printer does not function at all, when you try to print something from the PC ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

it tries to start but then it clunks and dies

Do you get any error message or code on the printer ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Do you use Windows XP and an USB cable to connect the printer with the PC ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks Ruby for the update, now follow the steps below on your PC and let me know. This steps will confirm, if the problem is related with software or hardware.

Click Start and select Printer and Faxes.

Printer and Faxes window will open.

Disconnect the printer from the PC.

Right click on the printer icon and select "Delete".

The icon will disappear.

Reconnect the printer with the PC.

The icon should reappear with a check mark.If the icon do not reappear, then the USB cable is defective.If you cannot see the check mark after the icon reappear, then right click on the printer icon and select "Set As Default Printer"

Try to print and let me know.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to let me know…

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

9/17/13 left tip on 15th hope u got

Yes and thanks for your concern.