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The common causes of “General Error” are: Something in the path of the printhead (like bits of paper or something that`s been dropped in) Incompatible cartridges (Printer can`t/won`t recognise them) Autohead Cleaning & insufficient ink in cartridge(s) [PX/TX700W <-> Artisan 837 models]
Verify that the printer is properly connected to the computer or network. Restart both the printer and the computer. Update or reinstall the printer drivers and software. If the issue persists, consult the printer`s user manual or Epson`s support resources for further assistance.
To run the test, turn on the printer while holding down the LF/FF button or Load/Eject button. Self test is printed in Draft characters when the LF/FF button is held, or in NLQ characters when the Load/Eject button is held. When using single-sheet paper, load paper in the printer.
Epson Printer Errors

If your printer is displaying an error code or message on the control panel, search for `Error code` on your product`s FAQs tab.

Yes, you can reset the print settings to their original, default values. Press and hold down the Cancel button for 3 seconds. When the message to reset the printer to default settings appears, press OK to reset the print settings.
Among the more common technical issues that may bring down a printer are disconnected cables, malfunctioning routers, and low ink levels. Moreover, software problems such as interrupted connections or incorrect settings in your system`s drivers can also cause your printer to show up as offline.
Clean the print head, if necessary. Make sure the paper size, orientation, and layout settings in your printer software are correct. Make sure your document does not contain blank pages. If your printer software has a Preview option, you can check for blank pages before you print and remove them, if necessary.
Windows 10: Click the Start icon and select Epson Software > Epson Software Updater. Windows 8. x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Epson Software > Epson Software Updater. Windows (other versions): Click the Start icon and select All Programs or Programs > Epson Software > Epson Software Updater.
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1. Paper Jams. Paper jams are a common problem for printers, resulting in time-consuming and frustrating delays. It can occur when loose sheets of paper get stuck in the rollers or feeding mechanism of the printer.
Epson Printer Errors

If your printer is displaying an error code or message on the control panel, search for `Error code` on your product`s FAQs tab.

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