Solved

dell 1720 printer all lights keep flashing

Posted on 2014-02-25
9
2,065 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
in school when you send something to print all the lights just keep flashing and it does not print....

anyway to solve this or is this printer doomed????

it is over 5 years old now.....
0
Comment
Question by:slingingshot15
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
9 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Niabingi
ID: 39886934
is it a network printer or connected via USB, are you using the correct driver, what driver are you currently using, PS or PCL.
0
 

Author Comment

by:slingingshot15
ID: 39886953
it is network.....i think it is pcl but not sure
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 39888156
to be sure, test it on another network port.
if you can connect it to usb, you can test this way too if it's ok
0
Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

 

Author Comment

by:slingingshot15
ID: 39889527
How do I test on another Port ???
0
 
LVL 92

Accepted Solution

by:
nobus earned 500 total points
ID: 39891139
you connect the cable to another port of the hub
if it is the 1720dn you can connect it with usb for testing if it works
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Niabingi
ID: 39891669
can you connect to it via the IP address in your browser, if you cant that maybe the issue, if you can try changing the driver.
let me ask a stupid question here,  is the correct paper size set in the paper trays?
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 39928576
slingshot did my solution work, or help you?
please post the solution !
0
 

Author Comment

by:slingingshot15
ID: 39928942
Actually the printer started back to work on its own
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 39929539
ah - watch out that it does not catch the same cold!
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Printers have changed substantially in the last 30 or so years, not just in technical capabilities but in cost and usage as well.  Printers were originally used for interfacing with the operator, not necessarily for printing copy or pictures. In …
Trying to figure out group policy inheritance and which settings apply where can be a chore.  Here's a very simple summary I've written which might help.  Keep in mind, this is just a high-level conceptual overview where I try to avoid getting bogge…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question