At some point we all need an impression, whether we are at work or need some paperwork to do some paperwork at an institution or something similar. To do this, we need a printer to prepare these papers.
If you are in your home and your printer has a ‘Printer in error’ error, you will need to repair it. Here we will show you why this error is and how are you going to be able to fix it so you can complete your print job.
What is the reason for this error message?
One of the most used tools in offices and in some homes are printers. This artifact helps us shape on a sheet of paper what we have on our computer screen such as images, documents and more.
Today, the vast majority of printers are wirelessly connected to the computer. Sometimes your computer displays the ‘Printer in error status’ ad. This notification is very common in computersthis is because there is an error connecting the printer to the computer.
Another reason why this ad appears on your computer is because it is turned off or missing some material to be able to print correctly.
What should you consider before troubleshooting your printer?
These errors are not eternal, if you know the reason why your computer is showing this ad or alert from the printer and you resolve it, you will be able to use your computer the way you expect and get your impressions.
At this point, we’re going to show you what problems your printer has when displaying these ads and how you’ll be able to resolve them quickly and easily.
It is properly connected
One of the things you will have to do make sure your printer is connected and on. Almost always we are going to make an impression as it is a complement that we do not use very often, it is off. So this is the first thing you need to corroborate.
You also need to make sure that the printer is connected to the PC. In case it is cable, you will have to turn off the printer and computer. Afterwards, you will disconnect and observe the cable to make sure it is not damaged. Now you can reconnect the printer cable.
In case the computer is wireless, you need to make sure that it is connected to the same WiFi network as the computer. If it is not added to your PC, all you have to do is enter the Windows settings. Then, go to ‘Devices’ and finally enter ‘Scanners and Printers’.
When you enter this section, you will see the printers that are available and connected to the same WiFi network as your computer. This way, you will be able to connect it to your PC.
The supplies are completely full
Another of the causes of your printer error is that supplies or materials such as ink or sheets are not complete. For example, the ink cartridges have a minimum mark for the ink. Having less than this mark indicates that the printer will not operate properly.
To solve it, you need to see the user manual for your printer on how to refill the ink cartridges. Another thing you need to check is the condition of the leaves and if you have enough. In the case of sheets, you must have at least the number of sheets indicated by the computer that you need to be able to print everything you have ordered.
Check that your PC is in good condition
Lastly, you need to make sure that your computer is in optimal working order. Sometimes, when a printer has been used a lot, certain components wear out internal. This does not work as expected and can be a problem for you to make the impressions you are expecting.
How can you delete the ‘Printer in error’ message?
In case you want use your computer in the usual way and the ‘Printer in error status’ ad will still appear, you will have to delete this message. To do this, you will need to remove the printer from the connections to your computer.
For this, you just go to enter the control panel of your team. Click on ‘Printers and Devices’ here. In this menu you have to enter the ‘Devices and printers’ option. Finally, you have to search for your printer and you will right click on it and click on ‘Remove’.