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What To Do When You Experience An Error State Issue

Is your printer in an error state issue? It can be an incredibly frustrating problem, especially if you are unsure what you should do next. It is important to find out what is causing the problem so that you can solve the error from its root. Read on to find out more about what you should do if you experience an error state issue.

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Why is Your Printer in Error State?

Error state issues are relatively straightforward to solve. However, it is important to know is causing the problem so that you can rectify the root issue. Here are some possible causes of the error in your printer:

  • You did not install the drivers correctly.
  • The printer is experiencing connectivity issues.
  • You have accidentally downloaded the incorrect driver or software.
  • There are problems with the connectivity of the USB cable or the wires. 

It can be annoying and exasperating when your printer gets stuck in the middle of printing something. Try out these steps when you experience an error state issue.

Check the Connection of Your Printer

Firstly when an error status occurs, you should check whether your computer is connected to you printer. Then, ensure that the cable or the wireless network you are using does not have any problems, and is not faulty. If you find that the connection is problematic or is faulty, try to rectify those problems by changing the cables. This should make the connection between your printer and your computer strong. After it is connected properly, make a test print before moving on.

Restart Your Computer and Printer

Sometimes, the problems will fix itself once you restart your printer and computer. Press the power button and turn off your devices. Leave them off for a few minutes before turning them on again. Then, check if the error has been resolved.

Update or Reinstall Your Printer Driver

Sometimes, your printer can be in an error state due to problems arising from the installation of the printer driver. Issues may also arise if your printer driver is not up to date. Update your printer driver. You can also choose to reinstall the drivers. First, access the official website of your printer. Then, find the printer’s software and drivers. Download it straight from the official site. Next, install the file and see if the problem is solved. Instructions will pop up on the screen teaching you the entire installation process of the printer driver. Once you follow the instructions and complete the installation, press Finish. Restart your computer and printer and it should be working fine now.

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