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How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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Right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop, and then click Properties. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager. Click to expand Ports, right-click Printer Port (LPT1), and then click Properties. If have more than one printer port installed on your computer, click LPT2 or LPT3.
In most cases, all you have to do to set up a printer is to connect it to your PC. Simply plug the USB cable from your printer into an available USB port on your PC, and turn the printer on.
To fix the error code 0x0000011b related to networked or shared printers, Microsoft says you should disable the print spooler privacy settings on both the Client PC (from which you work) and Print Server (Workstation to which the printer is attached).
The LPT port or parallel port is found on the back of the computer and is part of the motherboard. Most of today`s computers are eliminating the parallel port in favor of USB ports.
Check Cables and Printer USB Ports

Check all cable connections (including the power cord) on the printer side. If the printer does have power and you`ve properly connected the communication cable, but the printer is still not recognized, try switching to a different USB port on the PC.

Web Print is a driver-less printing service that allows users to print by uploading documents from a web browser. No client software or driver installation is required.
The 0x0000011B issue is often resolved by restarting the print spooler service. To do so search for services and open the services in Windows. Now search for the print spooler in the services list. Right click on it click restart.
Right click on the printer and choose Printer Properties. Tick the option for x64 processor and press OK to install the driver. Provide the required driver when prompt. When finished, you can go to the Windows 10 computer (the client computer) to add the shared printer.
The 0x0000011B issue is often resolved by restarting the print spooler service. To do so search for services and open the services in Windows. Now search for the print spooler in the services list. Right click on it click restart.

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ANSWER : Laser uses toner which is a powder that gets melted onto the page. Inkjet uses ink that gets squirted onto the page.

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ANSWER : Not knowing which printer model (out of over1200) it’s hard to say how to clean the print head. Without the make and model number there is no way we can offer any sound advice.

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ANSWER : This is very easy process, you must change a new one

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