Printer Cannot Print Microsoft® Word Document
Whenever you try to print a document in Microsoft Word, you may encounter with a problem and you will receive error messages. The printers don’t respond and you will find the print files have no meaning. It can be that the printer driver is not installed properly on your computer and you may have to delete the old drivers and then reinstall the updated drivers. Sometimes there may be no error messages but still the printer may not be responding which are because the file may be corrupted. The printer, if is too older then they may struggle to print some of the complex word documents. If you have wrong printer settings, it may result in print failure of the word documents. If the printer is not properly installed then you can get some error messages in which it shows that the printer is not responding. If there is Microsoft Word document problem, the printer won’t print and you need to install an updated Microsoft Office.
- Replace a damaged printer driver
- Use System File Checker
- Remove and reinstall the printer port
Replace a damaged printer driver
The damaged printer driver can cause the printer not to work in the Microsoft Word for which you have to replace the damaged printer driver. For this you need your media or the CD Rom where the printer driver is stored. You need to quit all the Windows application and click on start then click on printers and faxes then click on add printer. Right click on your installed printer and click on delete button and remove all the extra files that are related with it. Click on add a printer option and follow the given instructions to reinstall your printer driver.
Use System File Checker
The system file checker is used to scan all the protected files and to verify the versions of the documents. The print error may occur due to the corrupted file documents in the Microsoft Word so you need to scan the documents. Click on start and then click on Run and in open box type the command sfc /scannow, and then click ok.
A device will conflict with the computer printer port, or the port may not be turned on for which you have to change and then reinstall the printer port. Right click on the My Computer and then click on properties and click on the hardware tab. Click the device manager and choose ports option and click on the port to which your printer is connected. If the device status is has some problem then you need to click ok and then click on remove. After completely you need to restart and then in control panel choose to add new hardware.
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