1. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 169
    Windows 10
       26 Aug 2016 #1

    Can't stop printer from printing


    This is a question re my Vista desktop, but I'm sure someone here will have an answer. I just installed new cartridges in my Epson NX400 printer. Then to print a test page, I printed what was on the screen. Unfortunately what was on the screen was about a 300 page journal, and it started printing from page 1. I turned off the printer, unplugged it, rebooted the computer and still every time I turn on the printer, it starts printing at page 1 again. How do I make it stop??
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  2. Joined : Apr 2016
    Central OH
    Posts : 7
    W10P
       26 Aug 2016 #2

    You have to FLUSH the memory in the printer. Not sure how you will do that on that particular printer but if you have the manual it should tell you; or google for the manual. Good luck.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,556
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       26 Aug 2016 #3

    Part of the unplugging process I use is to unplug both the power and USB or Ethernet cables, break the connection to the computer. Then I reboot the computer and plug things back in. Can't say about Wi-Fi printing, I avoid it whenever possible as it is more problematic.
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  4. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 169
    Windows 10
       26 Aug 2016 #4

    Unplugged power and USB and rebooted computer. That did it. Thanks.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,556
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       26 Aug 2016 #5

    You're welcome.
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