Printer Troubleshooting

You probably get frustrated when your document fails to print. We’ve all experienced printer rage – that’s frustration caused by problems with your printer. As in most relationships, good communication and kind treatment will help your interaction with your printer go smoothly and avoid printer troubleshooting. Use only one kind of paper at a time in your input tray. Whether you have a single input tray in your printer’s driver or many input trays, tell the printer what kind of paper you have in the tray: Most printer controls include a section or drop-down list where you can pick a paper by name, type, thickness or other quality. If you aren’t sure whether your printer takes a certain kind of paper, check its documentation. When you reload your input tray, pay attention to the tray’s needs, such as how the paper should be loaded and whether the length or width guides need adjusting.