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Discus and support computer windows 10 is not sending correct info to printer in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; My computer is not sending the correct info to my printer. Windows 10. The printer is working well scan & copy etc BUT it will not print in colour - it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by suzisph, Jun 11, 2021.

  1. suzisph Win User

    computer windows 10 is not sending correct info to printer


    My computer is not sending the correct info to my printer. Windows 10. The printer is working well scan & copy etc BUT it will not print in colour - it seems to be stuck on black only. It is fine copying a coloured photo. The cartridge is new. It could be easy to fix?Help!

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    suzisph, Jun 11, 2021
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  2. Window 10 does not send printer jobs to printer

    Hi Stephen,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    In order to help you better, could you please confirm a couple of things:

    • What is the make and model of the system?
    • What is the make and model of the printer?
    I suggest you to follow the below methods and check if it helps.

    Method 1: I suggest you to follow the steps from the below article and check if it helps.

    Fixing printer problems

    Fix printer problems in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

    Method 2: Also I suggest you to follow the suggestion provided by Santosh_Rai replied on December 9, 2015 from the below link and check if it helps.

    Why does my printer not work in windows 10?

    Hope this information is helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jun 11, 2021
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  3. Windows 10 update cause printer problem with: "Printer not activated - Error - 20"

    Hi John,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about accessing the printer after the Windows Update, we will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • How is the printer connected to the computer, locally or through network?
    • Have you tried any troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue?

    I suggest you to try the below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to update the drivers for printer and check.


    • Right click on the Start button from the desktop and select
      Device Manager.

    • Locate and expand Print queue.

    • Right-click on the printer driver
      that is listed and click Update driver software.

    Step 2: I suggest you to run the printer troubleshooter from
    Fix printer problems
    and then check if this fixes the issue.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue and required information, we will be happy to help you further.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jun 11, 2021
    #3
  4. computer windows 10 is not sending correct info to printer

    Printer

    Hi Rodrigo,

    I am sorry to know that you are having issues with Printer.

    What and all steps have you tried so far?

    Restart the computer and check.

    Also, check for Windows updates.

    I suggest you to run the Printer Troubleshooter and check if it helps.


    • In Search window type Troubleshooting and click on it to open it.

    • Click on Hardware and Sound.

    • Then click on Printer to run the troubleshooter. Follow onscreen steps.
     
    Kalpana Shankarappa, Jun 11, 2021
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