Resolve Printing Issues in Epson® WorkForce 500 Printer
Is your Epson WorkForce 500 not printing? Find out how to solve the problem.
Printers are essential for taking hard copies of the work done on the system. There are many different kinds of printers such as laser printers, ink jet printers, LED/LCD printers, Dot-Matrix printers and so on. Epson WorkForce 500 is an all-in-one printer that can meet the varied printing demands of all kinds of users. Epson WorkForce 500 comes with a card reader, 2.5 inch LCD screen, OCR creative software etc. The printers is also capable of producing high quality prints at a 30 sec per page fax rate. The Epson WorkForce 500 also has a very simple interface. Nonetheless, some issues might come up with the use of Epson WorkForce 500. One of them is printer not printing. Malware infection within the connected system, issues with connecting hardware used to connect the printers, problems with the printer drivers used, dirt in printer drum, empty ink cartridge and so on are some of the issues that may come in a printer.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve not printing issues with Epson WorkForce 500:
- Check printer connections
- Verify printer drivers
- Check printer components
Check printer connections
The Epson WorkForce 500 is connected to your computer with the help of connecting hardware. Connecting hardware include connecting cords and connecting pins. If the connecting hardware is damaged, then the printer would not receive the proper signals intimating the printer to start printing. Users having printing problem with Epson WorkForce 500 are advised to check the printer connections and if any damage is found on the hardware, they would have to be replaced with genuine spares.
Verify printer drivers
The Epson WorkForce 500 printer requires specific drivers to function. Without correct drivers, the Epson WorkForce 500 would not be able to understand the requirements of the OS and know when to start printing. If the printer drivers installed for Epson WorkForce 500 are incorrect, illegitimate or outdated, issues would come up with the printers. Users facing printer related issues are recommended to verify the printer drivers to ensure that they are meeting the above mentioned requirements. If not, they would have to be replaced with genuine ones to solve the problem.
Check printer components
Check if the Epson WorkForce 500 has ink in the cartridge of the printer. Without correct amounts of ink, the printer would not be able to produce the prints or the prints would be of very bad quality. Users must also check whether the printer drum has some dirt collection (which might have accumulated over time) and if any dirt is found, the drum would have to be cleaned thoroughly to solve the problem.
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