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DMT01
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My computer will not print

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HP Envy Notebook

My Computer will not print. I have uninstalled and reinstalled printer multiple times from the disk. I have uninstalled then reinstall from an updated online version  I have run the printer spool numerous times. I have unplug and shut off and rebooted multiple times. I can not even get print preview or to save work to a pdf, but the printer works on another computer. I do need it to work off of this HP Envy Notebook. HELP.

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@DMT01 I have a few steps to help you out:

 

Check if the printer works fine as a stand-alone device while using the copier.

If it doesn't work, this could be a hardware malfunction: Click here to troubleshoot.

If it does, this could be an issue with the drivers and may require a reinstallation to fix this issue, try the below steps.

  • Press "Windows key" + "r" to get the "Run" window.
  • Type "services.msc" to get Services - Go to "Print spooler" - Right-click and "Stop" the service.
  • Now again open "Run" - Type "spool" and ok - Go to PRINTERS folder - delete everything in that folder.
  • Go to services again - Start the print spooler.
  • Now check for issue resolution.
  • If the issue persists, unplug the USB cable from the printer if present. 
  • Go to Control panel - Programs and feature - Select all the HP printer entries and uninstall them.
  • Now go to Control panel - Devices and printer - Select all the printer entries and remove the device.
  • Press the "windows key" + "r" to get the "Run" window open - Type "printui.exe /s" (There is a space between .exe & /) and press enter.
  • Under print server properties, go to drivers - remove any entry there as well.
  • Again, go to the Run window, type - "c:/programdata" - Go to the Hewlett Packard folder, remove any printer related folders & files.
  • Restart your computer.

Then, use this link to access the HP website, find the drivers compatible with your windows and install it: Click here (download the full feature software)

 

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