Got a printer that quits working regularly without having a particular issue? Printers, obviously, assume significant part in every day activities that require printed version age of text, reports, or pictures in addition to other things. Printer being a machine will in general glitch now and again, particularly when you need it the most. The following are the straightforward advances that will assist you with diagnosing and fix your printer issue all alone.
How to Fix It Guide:
Force off the PC and printer and turn off their ropes from the power outlets. Additionally detach the printer from the PC. Presently power on the PC first, and delay until it is completely rebooted. Presently associate the printer back to the PC and force it on. Guarantee that the printer lights are on. This should allow the PC to identify the printer and thus settle printer issues. Force cycling resets the product and applications and subsequently fixes printer issue a large portion of the occasions.
If the error shows the printer is offline, right click on the printer's icon > select 'Properties' from the drop-down list, and check if the printer is offline. If it is, then put it to the online mode.
If this does not work, update the printer drivers from the manufacturer's website (viz. Canon, HP, Lexmark etc...). This should resolve the problem as non-updated drivers stop the printer from functioning smoothly.
Remove drivers, download the latest and compatible drivers (for whichever Windows version you have) from the manufacturer's website. You can also check Microsoft's website for the list of compatible drivers.
On the off chance that this fizzles, uninstall the printer programming alongside its library keys, reboot the PC, and reinstall the printer programming with the assistance of the CD that accompanied it. Guarantee that while you do the un-establishment, your printer ought to be fueled off and detached from the PC. However, when you reinstall the product, the printer ought to be all on.
Check your anti-virus and firewall settings, if you recently made changes to either then review your settings.
Run a self hardware test from the manufacturer's website to verify whether the hardware is functioning well or not. Check your manufacturer's website for detailed help.
If the problem is not resolved, write down the error code or details and search the online knowledge base on Google or Bing for self troubleshooting help.
If nothing seems to work, then don't wrestle up with the problem by yourself, consult a certified technician to save both money and time.
Check that the computer and printer are powered on with all the lights on
Ensure that the printer is not out of paper
Verify that the ink / toner cartridge is not empty
Keep your printer clean always; use a dry cloth to clean the dirt, dust inside
For wireless printer, check if you recently modified your wireless settings
If there is a hardware problem then contact your vendor or manufacturer for a replacement (if it is in guarantee or warranty period) or support