Fix Issues in Wireless Printer
What are the issues due to which wireless printer is not working and how to fix them?
A printer is a computer device or a peripheral device that interacts with a computer and receives information from it. It allows creating hard copies of documents that exist in electronic form on the computer’s hard drive or a location accessed by the computer. As other peripherals, printers can be connected to the computer in various ways. Connection methods have traditionally included the printer cables, USB cables, Ethernet cables, and more recently, the wireless connections. The printers that are capable of connecting wirelessly are called wireless printers. A wireless printer has several advantages over the ordinary cable connected printer, as it can be placed farther away from the system with which its works, which creates centralized access for a printer which is shared by several people. By the use of wireless printer you can eliminate the danger of long cables that may cause a tripping hazard.
The causes due to which wireless printer is not working, the symptoms and the tips to fix this issue are:
- Tips to fix the issues
If you face a wireless printer is not working in your computer, your computer may not detect the wireless printer in your network, which you have connected earlier. As you attempt to print the files, your printer won’t be able to deliver the prints. The files will be queued in your printer tray and will show the error.
For the working of wireless printer, you need proper functioning of the printer hardware, router drivers, printer software etc. If you face a driver file missing or corruption, you may have issues in connecting to your wireless printer. If you have a printer issue, such as hardware or any internal cable issues, you cannot make use of your printer. If you have a printer software issue, you will face similar problems. If you keep the printer in a very long range which is not accessible by your wireless network, you may have problems in establishing connection to your printer.
Fix the driver file missing and corruptions by installing OS compatible drivers in your system. Assure that you install compatible printer software. Check and make sure that your printer hardware is functioning, fix the issues, if any. Make sure that you keep the printer in the range that is accessible by your wireless network.
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