computer wil not recognize  shared printer

Posted on 2013-05-21
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I have connected the printer and printer driver to the network, but it is now not allowing me to print anymore. I have also set the printer as the default printer?
Question by:mammocme
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mammocme earned 0 total points
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Please help diagnose printer connection problem.
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dmwynne earned 250 total points
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Are you printing directly to the printer using it's ip address or through a print server?

Have you restarted PC and printer?

Does it work for other computers?

Can you ping the IP of the printer if applicable?

Make and model of printer?

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TXSolution79 earned 250 total points
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Stop/Start the print spooler via services.msc.

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Of all things!! It was the network cable!
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