HP Printer Won't Print From Computer

Why My HP Printer Won't Print From Computer?

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There will be times when your printer fails to respond. This can be merely frustrating, but you have no other option than to look at some of the troubleshooting methods. Most of the time, the problem can be because of the printer connection. So you need to check for all the cables connected to the computer and the printer and see if the internet connection is stable. Restart both the printer and computer and see if the HP printer won't print from computer issue is fixed. If not, make use of the troubleshooting methods given below.

Check The Printer Properties

  • Click the Windows icon at the bottom left corner of the desktop screen and select the Control Panel option.
  • Click the Devices and Printers option.
  • You will see the list of the printer(s) connected to your computer.
  • Perform a right-click on your HP printer and select the See what's printing? option.
  • See if you have any pending print jobs and make sure to remove them from the list.
  • Click the Printer option and see if you have enabled Use Printer Offline. If the option is enabled, then disable it.
  • Ensure if the HP printer is connected to your computer correctly if you are using a wired connection (USB).
  • If either of the steps solves the problem, enter the HP Support page URL in the address bar and download the printer driver and install them.

Re-Install The Printer

  • Open the Run command on your computer connected to the printer.
  • Type devmgmt.msc and press the Enter button.
  • Perform a right-click on the HP printer and select the option Uninstall.
  • Open the Run command again.
  • Type Control Panel and press the Enter button.
  • Select the Devices and Printers option from the list.
  • Click the Add Printer button.
  • Select the type of printer you want to install.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts and then select your HP printer.
  • The HP printer will be installed back to your Windows computer. Now check the HP printer won't print from computer issue is resolved. If not, carry out the steps below.

Printer Not Printing

  • Make sure you have the appropriate loaded and the proper settings selected in the printer.
  • You can run a print nozzle check to see if the ink cartridges are correctly installed in the printer. If you find that the print head is clogged, clean it properly.
  • Make sure you have selected your HP printer before starting the print job.
  • Open the HP printer queue and make sure the printer is not offline. Click the checkbox to deselect the option Use Printer Offline.
  • To troubleshoot the wireless connection, you have to unplug the router from the power source.
  • Wait for a couple of minutes and then plug the router back in.

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