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My Mac keeps being unable to find my Samsung C430W Printer

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Samsung C430W Printer
macOS 11.0 Big Sur

I've had this printer for a while and while it works fine with PCs (as far as I can tell), my Mac can rarely find it. In fact, none of my Macs can find it. I was trying to help my daughter print out her homework this morning and I nearly threw it out the window.


My Mac says 'looking for printer' indefinitely. Doesn't matter if it's connected via IP address, Airprint or via a driver. The printer is connected via wifi, but I've seen the same problems when I connect via ethernet. I thought it might be because the printer was going into low-power mode so I changed some of the configurations via the website of the printer, but that hasn't seemed to have fixed anything.


I can get it working for a while if I pull the power cord out the back and bring it back to life again.


Anyone else seen this?

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