Check the cables (wired printers)
Verify that the printer link is legitimately associated from the printer to your PC.
Check the remote connection (remote printers)
• Make beyond any doubt the printer’s remote alternative is turned on and accessible. Numerous printers have a catch that shows a blue remote symbol when remote is accessible. To realize where this catch is found on your printer and to discover directions about how to turn it on, see the manual that accompanied the printer.
• Run the printer’s remote integration test. Numerous printers have a menu alternative to test the printer’s remote integration. Perused the guidelines that accompanied the printer or check the printer maker’s site for directions about how to do this.
• If you’re utilizing Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, take after the ventures in Why isn’t Windows discovering my Bluetooth or different remote gadget? In the event that the issue continues after you take after those ventures, there may be some kind of problem with your PC’s system connector.
Utilize a troubleshooter
A troubleshooter is an automatic tool that can discover and naturally alter a few issues with your PC. The printing troubleshooter can alter issues with introducing and joining with a printer.
Most printers oblige driver programming to work legitimately. In the event that you as of late redesigned starting with one form of Windows then onto the next, its conceivable that the flow printer driver is for the past adaptation of Windows. In the event that you’ve had late power blackouts, infections, or other PC issues, its conceivable that the drivers have gotten to be harmed. Downloading and introducing the most recent driver for your printer can resolve these sorts of issues.
• Use Windows Update. Windows Update may have an overhauled rendition of your printer driver.
To upgrade the driver utilizing Windows Update
• Install programming from the printer maker. In the event that your printer accompanied a circle, that plate may contain programming that introduces a driver for the printer.
• Download and introduce the driver yourself. You can hunt down a driver on the maker’s site. Attempt this if Windows Update can’t discover a driver for your printer, and the printer didn’t accompany programming that installs a driver