Unknown Printer

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Printers show up under “unspecified” when Windows cannot associate an appropriate driver. Reference this article to find drivers for your Brady printer: How to Find Windows Printer Drivers for Your Brady Printer. If you have recently installed the driver, simply rebooting your PC can resolve the unspecified status.
Status unknown means a circumstance where samples were scheduled to be taken by the regional water quality control plant and were not, samples were taken but not yet analyzed by the report due date or where a new discharger has yet to be sampled.
Your printer`s driver is corrupted. Your printer`s driver isn`t compatible with your system. Your printer`s driver is not up-to-date. A new Windows Update needs to be installed.
Press the Setup button ( ). Press the Right Arrow button ( ) to select Print Report, and then press OK. Press the Right Arrow button ( ) to select Printer Status Report, and then press OK. The Printer Status Report prints.
Restart your computer, printer and router, to detect and resolve all types of network and communication error. Then, unplug the power cord from the router and turn off the printer and computer device. Close all running programs and shut down the computer device. Now, re-connect the power cord to the router.
From the front of the printer: Setup > Network > WIreless Network Test. On that printout will be your printer`s current IP address. Note that the IP address can change over time (unless you set a static IP address). Say thanks by clicking “Kudos” “thumbs up” in the post that helped you.
Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button. The Attention and Ready lights cycle while the product restores factory defaults.
Your printer`s driver is corrupted. Your printer`s driver isn`t compatible with your system. Your printer`s driver is not up-to-date. A new Windows Update needs to be installed.
On your client computer, open the Devices and Printers by pressing the windows key and go to Control Panel > Devices and Printers. Right-click the printer you want to manually enable and click Printer Properties. Under Advanced and Driver, note the name of your printer driver.
Status unknown means a circumstance where samples were scheduled to be taken by the regional water quality control plant and were not, samples were taken but not yet analyzed by the report due date or where a new discharger has yet to be sampled.
Some printers go into “Sleep mode” after minutes of inactivity. In Sleep mode, the printer will appear offline on your computer. Press the printer`s power button (or any button) to “wake” it up. Wait for some seconds and check if that changes the printer status to “Online” on your computer.

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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 : 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 : 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 : My Printer Has A Internal Erro

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ANSWER : On all HP laserjet printers if you power them off the page count will decrease back to the nearest 10. For example, if the page reading is 123,799 and you power it off, the page count will go back to 123,790.

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

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