Printer Problems with Windows 98
Posted on 1998-11-06
I recently bought a new laptop from Gateway. I have a Canon BJC-80 portable printer I have been using with an older Gateway laptop under Windows 95, and it has always worked properly. However, with my new laptop running Windows 98, my printer won't work. When I am in an application and order a print command, the printer spits out a blank sheet of paper. When I go to control panel/printers and right click on my Canon BJC-80, click properties, then go to control tab and click on "test print", it prints fine. But, in Microsoft Word, Word Pad or Pagemaker 65 all I get are blank pages. All of the settings in the tabs in properties are set the same as they were on my other laptop that runs Windows 95 and works fine! How can I get my printer to print in Windows 98?