pc freezes when trying to print

  chippy+ 23:59 31 May 05

hi could someone help when i try to print something from the internet, outlook express,or photographs from a photo suite the pc freezes up halfway through the mouse stops and of course the printer.the os is xp the printer is a epson c46 connected by usb2 can anybody help thanks chippy

  User-312386 05:20 01 Jun 05

start>control panel>Printers and other hardware>Printers and faxes

Right click on your printer and ensure that it is set as the "Default Printer"

  chub_tor 11:09 01 Jun 05

It sounds like a driver problem. Try removing the printer: My Computer>System Properties>Hardware or Control Panel> Printers. Then reboot and let Windows find the drivers again. You could also just pull out the USB lead then replace it and see if new hardware is found. Let us know how you get on.

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