Resolving Printer Problems in Windows® 7
Is the printer connected to your computer operating on Windows 7 not printing? Find out how to solve the problem.
Printers are essential for taking hard copies of the files present on a computer. There are many different kinds of printers and they are classified according to the prints they produce. Windows 7 supports many external devices, such as printers, scanners and gamepads. You can easily install and configure a printer with the operating system to get quality prints. Although, there are no complicated procedures involved in using a printer with Windows 7, some problems may come up. Such problems with printers include very low quality prints produced and no printing. The printer not printing is a common issue that may come up on any operating system, including Windows 7 and is fairly easy to solve. The printer connected to your Windows 7 system may not be printing because of reasons, such as malware infections within the system, problems with printer drivers installed on the system, issues with system files associated with the printer drivers and so on. No printing problem will be accompanied by error messages intimating that the task cannot be completed.
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The printing problem may be because of malware infections within the system. If your Windows 7 system gets infected with a bad malware, then the infection may modify or change the drivers. Malware related printer issues can be easily fixed by removing the infections from the system using an updated antivirus program or a malware removal tool.
Repair operating system
The printer connected to your system operating on Windows 7 can malfunction because some of the system files associated with the printer drivers get damaged or corrupted. Such problems can be only resolved by repairing the Windows 7 operating system using an operating system installation disc. If the printer related problem seems to have come up recently, then restoring the system to an earlier trouble free time may also solve the issues and get the printer working.
Check printer drivers
The printer connected to your Windows 7 system requires drivers to function. Drivers are essential for the operating system to communicate with the printer, and vice versa. If the printer drivers installed on the system are incorrect, illegitimate or of the wrong type, then the printer will not be able to communicate or understand the requirements of the operating system. So, you are suggested to check the printer drivers installed on the system and replace the drivers, if they are found faulty.
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