Today, we play Doctor house, and determine why your printer, aka Robin, is not working with you hit print, on your computer, which we will call Batman, for the reasons of comparison.
Episode #1-24 released on March 13, 2011
Virtually every home, office, school and workplace has one. It can cause hours of pain and suffering, and yet bring pride and joy. Its a required tool, and a bringer of memories. Its the printer. Since the advent of computers, printers have been a sidekick, in the know. Like Robin, in the story of Batman, it comes with a bizarre, and awful past. Ink disasters, paper jams, and printer spool pile ups. Today, we are going to address problems that can affect the printer that are virtually invisable to us. Paper jams, ink messes, etc... are easy to spot, but what do you do when you hit print, and nothing happens. Today, we diagnose your printer, and give you a neat guide that applies to most printer hardware diagnose procedures. Today, we get to play, Doctor House.
So, let's focus on the most important thing possible, how did this all happen. You have to remember that there are many reasons why printers may stop working. If you turned it off to avoid printing jobs, computer crashed during the print job, your kids stuffed a crayon in the printer, a virus infected your computer, lack of paper for the print job, etc... What happened before it stopped working is very important. I will help you identify the problem, and give you some solutions.
If you listen to our show in the audio format, you may want to watch the video, there will computer demonstration in this weeks video. So below is a list of things we need to look at, in order to identify the problems of your printer. Please make sure you computer, router, wired or wireless is free from defect before attempting this, see my s for those diagnosis tips.
If after all this, it still doesn't work, chances are, the printer has a real problem with it, and it is nothing you can fix. If your printer is in need of repair, contact techinical support for further instruction. I suggest you buy a new printer, if its broken and no longer under warranty, since printers cost virtually nothing these days. Suggests for printers are Canon, Lexmark, HP and Kodak. I personally prefer Canon, I've rarely had any issues with my Canon printers.
Host : Steve Smith | Music : Steve Smith | Editor : Steve Smith | Producer : Zed Axis Productions