Canon MP640 printer

  Cockney Rebel 18:57 21 Jun 11

Hi, My daughter has just tried to print a map and she gets the error message"printer not responding"I have checked on 2 other laptops and get the same message


  chub_tor 19:05 21 Jun 11

Is the printer being connected directly to the various PCs or are you connecting via a network? If the latter are you connecting wirelessly or by an ethernet connector?

  robin_x 20:05 21 Jun 11

My MP250 is connected to Desktop via USB cable and always works from there.

Every few weeks or so, it does not respond to print jobs via LAN from laptop.

If I restart Print Spooler on laptop it works. It may play up for a day or two, then fine for weeks again.

Click Start/Run or Start/Search services.msc , scroll down and restart even if it is already running. Check it is also on Automatic.

  Cockney Rebel 21:12 21 Jun 11

chub tor Laptops are connected by wireless

robin Will give that a try.I left the printer on for a while and then it just spewed out the docs I had beentrying to print earlier.Maybe some sort of blockage?Does seem ok at the mo. Thankyou both for the replies,will monitor for a day or two

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