1. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       2 Days Ago #1

    Printer is selective:


    My printer is an Epson Workforce 845. All of a sudden today, it only will print when I print a test print from Win10 settings. It won't print an email or a doc from Word. It seems like it is not even getting in the cue, as when I look, there is nothing there. Has been a good printer up to this point.
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  2. Join Date : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 343
    Windows 10 Pro
       2 Days Ago #2

    Go to Settings/Devices Turn off Let Windows Manage my Default Printer. Go to the Devices and Printers link at the bottom, Right click your printer and check Set as Default Printer.
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  3. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       2 Days Ago #3

    I had already done that but hadn't checked it out, so I know I would have forgot it anyway. Just tried it and it worked, so thanks spunk.
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