printer problem

  campal 22:43 02 Jul 08
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I have just set up my old epson c46 printer , i have installed all the driver etc and it appears to be ok, but i cannot get it to print. It printed a test page when i was cleaning the jets on line at the epson site, but when i go to print anything else i get nothing and a bubble comes up with this document failed to print, any suggestions?

  woodchip 22:50 02 Jul 08

Try rebooting your computer

  wis 22:51 02 Jul 08

make sure your printer is the defauilt

  campal 22:55 02 Jul 08

how do i check if it is the default?

  wis 22:58 02 Jul 08

control panel, printer faxes,make sure black tick
on yours

  woodchip 23:01 02 Jul 08

that will make no difference. You can set a printer to Default if you use more than one printer. As I do.

Go to Start\Settings\Printers you should see the Default printer it as a mark on the icon. If you have more than one printer right click the one you want to print from as Default and set it

  campal 23:01 02 Jul 08

it has and it says ready

  wis 23:09 02 Jul 08

woodchip,
go to start settings
i click start dont see settings, xp home
valid point on default

  woodchip 23:12 02 Jul 08

If you right click your bar at the bottom Properties you can set it to Classic mode You will then see settings

  wis 23:18 02 Jul 08

woodchip
many thanks got it

  woodchip 23:22 02 Jul 08

Although I have XP Home on four of my Computers they are all set to Classic as I like it better plus one of the desktops I Dual boot with 98se.

Don't like all the fancy icons in XP Mine all look like 98se. Plus its faster without it turned on

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