Fixing USB printer not detected issue
Find out how to fix issues responsible for USB printer not being detected.
Nowadays, USB devices are being used in most computers. USB devices are much efficient as they provide fast data transfer rate without any interruptions. You may use a USB printer to get high printing capabilities and portability. For this, you need to just connect one end of the USB cable to the printer and insert the other end to the USB port of the system. It is possible to get some issues with the USB printer. One among these issues includes the "USB Printer not detected". You may find it difficult to print documents if this issue occurs when you connect the USB cable to printer and the system. But, it may show a warning message when you try to print a document. You cannot take printouts from the USB printer until it is detected by the system. It may come due to many reasons. It may come as a result of USB connection issues and lack of proper software in your system.
Here are some tips to fix the USB printer not being detected issue in your system:
- Check connection
- Install software
- Check the registry
One possible reason behind the USB printer not being detected issue in your system includes the connection issues. It is possible that the USB cable is having some type of issues. You may not have connected the USB cable to either the system or the printer. To resolve the issue, you need to power off the system and the printer at first. Then remove the cable and reconnect it. You need to now turn on both printer and the system. You need to confirm if the issues is fixed by just giving a document to print. You can also try connecting the printer to other system to ensure that the problem is not with the system.
The USB printer requires appropriate software to be installed in your system. If the system is not been installed with the software, then you need to install it first. You can get the software from certain websites. You need to just download the software from websites and double-click the downloaded files to install it.
It is possible that the system registry has been corrupted. With this, the system may stop many tasks like not recognizing some devices. You need to make certain changes in the system registry to fix the issues. It is also good to clean the registry with some registry cleaner software, which will remove all type of infections from it.
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