Fix HP Wireless Printer Problems
Are you trying to install HP wireless printer on your system which has Windows Vista? Read about some common printer issues which can occur and tips to avoid them.
Wireless printers are the most convenient printing technology which not only gives you great deal of mobility but also presents a neater and sleek version of printers. Suitable for home and office purposes these wireless printers have transformed printing into a much easier task.Â HP wireless printers can be installed using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection. In this article we will talk about some common issues occurring in these printers when you install it on your Windows Vista system.
- Intermittent loss of communication
- No printer in the computer’s list of printers
- Unable to print
Intermittent loss of communication
Your wireless printer might frequently lose its communication with the computer and hence might not print all the documents when you want. Such an issue arises when there is interference in the wireless signals between the printer and the computer. This could be caused by any other wireless device kept in the vicinity of your printer like a cordless phone. Keep all other wireless devices way from the printer set-up to tackle this issue. Also bear in mind that if your system is turned on for hibernation mode then it would disconnect your printer the moment it goes into hibernation.
No printer in the computer’s list of printers
This means that your system does not display any printer name under the printer’s list even though you would have installed your wireless printer on your Windows Vista system. This could be caused if you have not updated printer drivers in your system or the printer is incompatible with Windows Vista. Also see if the Windows firewall is blocking the printer from being recognized by your system.
Unable to print
If this problem arises check for updated printer drivers, compatibility between your wireless printer and Windows Vista and firewall settings. All or any of this could prevent your HP wireless printer from printing documents. Setting up wireless printers is very easy; however, sometimes certain settings can create hassles for you.
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