Windows 10: Laptop won't print but PC will

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    11 May 2018 #11

    After hours of frustrating do's and undo's I was convinced it was a Dell firmware problem. So with nothing to lose I downloaded and re-installed the BIOS update and presto; printer works as before.
    Thank you all for your suggestions.
    Regards, Allan
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
    Posts : 10,544
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       14 May 2018 #12

    Excellent. Thanks for posting your solution.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    14 May 2018 #13

    HP printer off line???

    Caledon Ken said: View Post
    Excellent. Thanks for posting your solution.
    Well so much for that; it's again displaying the "Printer Offline" Arrgggggggggghhhh!!
    So when I have time I'll try re[installing BIOS update again.

    5/16/18: Edit: Did the BIOS re-install again, but this time didn't work. Print commands continue to report printer is off line. I guess this is a Windows thing as I can print from Android. Also I booted to a Linux Mint USB; installed printer and printed there without a hitch. I've done every conceivable fix within Windows and nothing works. So for now I'll just boot to Linux and print there; until I get the parts to build my new PC, which also had given up the ghost; having a bad hair month with computer related stuff.
    Last edited by AllanP; 16 May 2018 at 11:51. Reason: Not solved
      My ComputerSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
Two laptops windows 10 home group network del printer with USB connection to one of laptops both have driver both recognize printer network is OK remote laptop is unable to print to printer
OK, this one is a twist on a very often reported problem on these forums: Internet Explorer 11 will not print and just shows an empty print preview page. (Edge works/prints fine). However in this case I know what caused the issue but not how...
Using HP Photosmart C4600 printer/OEM Windows 10/ Windows Photo Viewer. When I try to print a photo I get the error message: "Windows can't find this picture".
My laptop can't print to my printer in Network and Sharing
My printer is a Brother 5250-DN. It is conected to my Desktop that is on a network. My laptop needs to connect to the network wirelessly. When I go into the network and try to connect, it says my credentials don't work. I am typing in the right...
The print spooler chokes on both of my Windows 10 machines when trying to deal with certain pdf files. For instance when I tried to print via my browser (Chrome), it printed the first 6...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:07.
Find Us