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It is not being recognized by any one of our three macs, but

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It is not being recognized by any one of our three macs, but we have used it with all three for ever--almost
JA: What's the make/model number of your printer? How old is it?
Customer: epson98fc8e probably five years old
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: One is a macOS Sierra version 10.12 and two are OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Just started today. As far as what happened, just tried to print and nothing happened.
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: How to fix it.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 10 months ago.


I'm sorry about the issue. Is it wireless printing?

Are you currently able to make a copy from the printer's glass (not printing from the computer)?

Was there any change recently to your internet service / internet modem / router device that may have caused this issue?

Please reply at the box below. Thank you,

Expert:  Viet - Printer Tech replied 10 months ago.

Can you please check if there is another model on your printer, such as Workforce 630 or WF-4630 or XP-410, etc.?

Does it let you go to the Wi-Fi setup wizard on the printer's screen?

Please type at the box below, then click on the Send button below to communicate with me, so I can help. Thank you,