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If your printer`s status displays “Printer in error state,” there may be a problem with the printer itself. Make sure the printer is turned on and connected to your PC by Wi-Fi or cable. Check it for low paper or ink, and be sure the cover isn`t open and the paper isn`t jammed.
If the error message, Unknown device appears, this can indicate that there is not adequate power and the PC can not identify the printer correctly. Verify that there are no extension cables and that the power cable is no longer than five meters. Reseat the power cables.
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.
Press the Windows key+r or select Start and type run and select it. 2. Type printmanagement. msc and press enter or select the OK button.
Switch off and restart the printer.

Sometimes this is all that`s needed to solve this. If there are any jobs in the queue that can`t be shifted, a restart should flush these out. Now try and print. More often than not, this should resolve the problem.

E, 0, 8 E08 Ink absorber is almost full. The ink absorber collects excess ink after head cleaning or during printing. Ink usually goes into a bottle which eventually becomes full. There is a risk that ink can begin to spill.
If you`re using Windows 10, click or tap the “+ Add a printer or scanner” button. No matter if you`re using Windows 11 or Windows 10, the operating system begins “searching for printers and scanners,” and if it manages to find your local printer or scanner, it will try to install its drivers automatically.
Your printer should have been packaged with a USB cable regardless of whether it is a wireless or wired printer. Plug the cable into your printer and your computer`s USB port. The direct linking should trigger your computer to recognize the printer and start up the software needed to complete the installation.
If you`re using Windows 10, click or tap the “+ Add a printer or scanner” button. No matter if you`re using Windows 11 or Windows 10, the operating system begins “searching for printers and scanners,” and if it manages to find your local printer or scanner, it will try to install its drivers automatically.

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Printer error Oxc18a0201
ANSWER : Have no idea what model you have, but try this forum post or search through the site using your model and error.

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newly installed printer…can scan but cant be set as a default printer???
ANSWER : ITS AN EPSON L210…

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Difference Between Laser Printer and InkJet Printer
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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Error Code 51.1 says Printer Error No Kidding.lol
ANSWER : Sometimes turning off and on will allow you to print a few pages. The error is a beam detect error. The only real fix is to replace the laser scanner unit. Could be a loose connector on the scanner or DC controller from the scanner. That’s unlikely. You could try the only other free fix which is to open the scanner assy. and clean all the mirrors inside. The dust could obstruct the laser beam enough to cause the detect error.

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ANSWER : Here are the procedure to fix Canon smartbase MP730 printer error ##334

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PRINTER MX 320 CANON ALL IN ONE PRINTER
ANSWER : Probably a worn feed roller. You can try cleaning it with a damp rag as it might just be covered with paper dust.

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ANSWER : Epson 2540

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Canon i255 printer head error
ANSWER : Sometimes the print head issues are brought on not by a flawed print head but rather by a “gunky” stopping station. The stopping station is the spot where the print head “rests” when it is not printing. Generally it’s on the right half of the printer (taking a gander at the printer from the front). The stopping station has elastic seals that should encompass the print head when it’s stopped.

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