Unknown Printer

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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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.
Restart the printer and try again. Unplug the printer from an outlet. You can plug it back in again to see if it works this time. Check if the printer is properly set up or connected to your computer`s system.
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Open the start menu and select Control Panel > Administrative Tools > and choose the Services icon. Locate the Print Spooler service and right-click. Then select the option to “Stop” the service.
Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Configure Your Server Wizard. Click Next. Click Next. Click Print server in the Server role box, and then click Next.
Open Start > Settings > Devices > Printers & scanners.
Manage Printers

This permission gives the user the ability to configure settings on the printer itself. Essentially users with this permission means that the user can change individual settings on the printer, configure permissions, and delete, rename or share the printer.

Open Command Prompt by pressing the Windows key and typing cmd. Type netstat -r. Press Enter. You will now be able to see a list of network devices connected to your computer and your printer`s IP.
Check that the printer has its wireless connection switched on. Ensure your iOS device is not in AirPlane mode. Ensure all devices are on the same network. Check that both the iPhone/iPad and printer are running the latest software.
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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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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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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newly installed printer…can scan but cant be set as a default printer???
ANSWER : ITS AN EPSON L210…

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printer not working
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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epson printer problems
ANSWER : My Printer Has A Internal Erro

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HP Laserjet printer page counter backward move
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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All panel lights blinking, printer doesnt respond
ANSWER : This is very easy process, you must change a new one

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printer error fix
ANSWER : Epson 2540

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