If my printer USB cable is connected, my computer won't start?
If the printer is on and the USB port connected. The computer won't start. If I turn on the laptop with the USB plugged in and as it starts and then turn on the printer, everything works fine. Almost ok. I think I should be able to leave the printer on all the time as I do at work. Then when I start the computer, the printer is ready. Every other printer I've ever had worked this way. Any suggestions?
Maybe the printer looks like a hard drive (some printers have card readers that make them look like a disk) and the computer attempts to boot from the USB drive instead of the hard drive? It would be a modification of the settings in the BIOS
'Teething problems of a PC with a connected external USB drive.
Another article I found... Not sure I can add much further than.
"USB device does not initialize at startup or Windows XP no longer meets the start or stop"
I just bought a FANCY 4500 e-all-in-one printer for use with my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.5) during a trip. I use WiFi in the hotel.
I tried to connect printer and wireless laptop. It is not the case. Printer connects to the network. Mac connects to the network. The 4500 just want stands as a device when it is time to choose a printer.
I read all the posts proposed, searched the forum looked at HP printer support. I can't find any solution for when this message appears:
«ATTENTION more than an access point/router wireless was found which corresponds to your wireless network (SSID) name.» If this is not intended, your HP printer can connect to wireless wrong. To avoid this problem, change the name of your wireless network (SSID) to be unique.
"If you change the name of your network, you need to configure the SSID on all wireless devices to match your new network SSID".
I guess I can't rename the network name of the hotel's wireless, so I'm ready to go on the road to cable. Envy has a firewire port. My MacBook has just USB.
==> Se connect want 4500 and Mac via a USB-to-Firewire my best cable option to print while I'm in the hotel?
==> Or there, does anyone know a work around?
Thank you very much for your help!
Thank you very much for your answer.
Ah, Yes. The old Grasshopper see that it is just another form - Type B - USB port on the printer than on his laptop computer.
Why would I want to connect via WiFi to the hotel? Obviously because I was not think properly.
Thank you for your patience and response.
I click resolved when I print from my laptop.
First of all, he is out to buy a USB cable.
Just bought a 7500 today. Currently connected through the USB port on a Windows 7 computer. I also want to connect the Ethernet to my Wireless Linksys router and be able to print via USB or Ethernet connection. Is this feasible? Or, what I need to do USB and wireless.
Note that when you use the machine for the work I use a VPN tunnel to the corporate network, while I have to keep the USB cable to the Win 7 machine, internal I might close my VPN to print. I want the second connection (Ethernet), so others on my LAN PC can be printed on the 7500 a. My assumption is that each printers on the local network must have the drivers for 7500 installed... a is this correct?
Edit: On my LAN, I use static addresses.
Any input appreciated. Thank you.
Yes, it will work. After you install the printer on a Win 7 machine using the USB connection, I took the CD provided a Win - XP machine and installed the printer from the following options the XP machine as the prompts. Note that I addressed the printer with a static IP address, via the display of the printer Panel, before installing on the XP machine.
Hello! We have Toshiba e studio 206 which is installed with the usb cable.
Official drivers for e-studio 206 granted official website (here and later - a Russian) had been installed without error, the device shows any errors as well and can be used as a copier or even scan via the usb cable.
But when I try to print at least a test page - an error in the spooler window.
Install the drivers, the printer as a COM-device. I read on the official website that this is normal.
If Windows 7 (32 bit) - in the window 'Printers and devices' there is the printer itself AND a strange unknown device called TOSHIBA e Studio 206 (COM3).
On Windows XP, it is all of the same except there is not that strange device.
I'm sorry if I posted in the wrong forum, but given that this thing is a copier at the top (or so I think...) ...
P.S:I tried using different USB cable - no effect. I guess, I'll try another while you wait for your kind answerrs... Thank you!
Have you installed other printers or drivers next to Toshiba e-studio? If Yes please try to remove them and test it again.
In addition, I would recommend to reinstall the drivers for the e-studio again. Delete the current version and restart the computer. Then install the latest version you can find on the page of Toshiba.
Hello, my Pc does not recognize a USB drive, I use HP Deskjet F2480, and my PC is Windows 7 32-bit
It was working before but now after I connect the USB I can't print and scan because that my printer is disconnected or offline. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling but still impossible acknowledged the USB.
I'm sorry you have a problem with your PC recognizes is not the installation of the printer. I would follow this document to try to resolve the problem.
Let me know if it helps
I get the problem following-> https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/110639603048308362977/albums/5834371600456502305/5834371603625453...
can you help me, please?
Follow the article below to solve the problem. It contains several possible solutions for the update of Windows 7 do not install the drivers.
Update Windows 7 cannot install the driver
I'm trying to connect my computer to my HDTV via a HDMI cable that connects my computer directly into the TV. I plug it in turn all away and top but nothing, just 'no signal' suggestions on solving this problem?
HDTV is a Pangoo with 2 HDMI Sockets.
The computer is a Dell windows XP with 1 HDMI.
I had the same problem and I've spent too many hours to find a solution and I finally found one. I could also connect with my HDTV with HDMI, then one could i ' t.
Go to your "Start menu", click on "controll panell", choose "notebook", then "windows mobility center", on the "external" box click on 'connect the screen' and wait a bit until a box appears. Choose "duplicate my desktop on all displays (mirrored), choose and then aply OK.
I hope I have been helpful for you and many others and you can enjoy your movies on your TV again.
I used createinstallmedia to make a boot USB el capitan drive. I'm going to replace the hard drive from one computer to another, and he would use the USB boot disk to install el capitan on the new disc. The command worked very well, and I can open Setup very well. When I take Option and reboot I see the installer from USB option, but then about 3/4 of the way through the progress bar I just get a grey screen with a circle and a line through it (such as no smoking sign).
My MBP end 2011 is up-to-date, and I downloaded a new copy of the installer from el capitan today for this. I have also ensured that reformat USB OS x scope and GUID key.
I was under the impression that I would be able to use the USB to boot (or almost) no matter which mac and run disk utility, or the installer. I'd love to help if anyone has any info on why it does not work.
If you are certain that the model is correct & you have 2 GB or more RAM, you may need to see how you did to the image of the USB.
Apple has this info, you follow this article or use something else?
Is the output still in your Terminal window, it finished OK?
I would try to use another USB drive, they can sometimes fail to work for the boot also try other USB ports & remove all non-essential devices.
I have a Photosmart B110 series, and I'm trying to print from a computer laptop macbook OSX 10.6.6 running. He I have a wireless printer, but unfortunately there is no wireless internet at my University, so in the past have had to use my phone as a wireless router. However, it did not have my phone bill a lot of good, so I decided to get a usb cable to connect the computer and the printer instead. I know that the cable work, as he lights up when it's plugged in, but when I try to print, tells me that the printer is offline, although it is connected by cable. I guess that I probably did something wrong, so any help would be very appreciated!
According to the information that you have given, it seems that your system is looking for your wireless printer not connected USB printer.
At this point in time, I would say to reset the printing system, then add your printer.
Steps to reset the printing system
-Sys Prefs, Print & Fax
-Right (control) click inside the box that lists your printers and select Reset Printing System.
WARNING - This will remove ALL your printers!
-Select the sign + to add again. Search for the printer, select it, and wait until the button 'Add' becomes available. Until it clicks.
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Bought a printer there are 4 years, but never out of the box because I didn't have to replace the old printer (solved driver problem). The 'new' printer is a HP Deskjet 3915. Just opened the box to install it and found that it was not the USB cable (instructions stated that the cable may not be included). I have several USB cables, but none that has an end that would fit in the HP printer.
I looked on the sites internet/HP printer and he never gave no specific information on the cable... said just a USB 'standard' preference under 3 feet long. I found also the instructions to install the drivers for this printer model, but the information does not include Windows 7.
So my questions are: is there a standard USB cable that fits all HP printers, that I must ask a compatible HP printer USB cable? I have to perform a control more to determine if this printer work with windows 7?
Solved! Called BestBuy and found that the answer to my question USB: more "printer" USB cables are equipped with a standard connection with the printer. Also, did a search on the internet and found that Windows 7 includes a driver for the printer HP deskjet 3915 color.
After a trip to BB, my new printer (4 year) is running.
What says the subject; Miss me the printer USB cable right out of the box. I have found nowhere on this site to report such a question, so if someone could send me to where I had to go or be able to directly help me that would be much appreciated!
For more details, I bought the printer at a local Walmart but have moved since then and am unable to go back there, so I am looking for HP itself.
No, no USB cable in the box, it is clear in the box. You buy you USB cable. He also says
"USB cables are available from any reputable dealer." that means you have to buy yourself
OK, you will understand that I am technically challenged. I look around the back of this thing and not been able to find a usb port. It takes a different usb port. This diagram in the manual is very cute, it does not show what is what. Some of us don't know a * beep * thing about computers but can follow the detailed instructions.
Is it possible that you can show what looks like this single cable or just go to the radio Shack, I hate this place.
You must have a printer like this USB cable.
A simple question that who I can't find the answer in the manuals of LaserJet P3015 - to connect my Laserjet P3015 direct to a computer, are not part of a network, do I need just a standard USB A - B cable?
Well Yes just like that.
I recently got an opportunity of HP Deskjet F4580 of my university degree all-in-one wireless printer and I can't understand how to set up for printing. The person who gave it to me had more the USB connector, but they said I should be able to put it up though as it is a wireless printer.
The problem is that all of the messages that I found on this issue, said either connect manually to Wifi using a USB cord, press the WPS button on the router for a long time until it the printer automatically connects to the router (I tried this and nothing happened), or press the wireless to the printer and then connect to the wireless connection , it emits and then use this method. The question ultimately is that even if I am able to get the flashing blue wireless key none of my devices wireless recognizes the printer as a wireless network (at least not as far as I understand).
I tried to set up since yesterday and I'm really mixes responses to what I should do. Can someone please help me solve this problem?
Thanks in advance
Yes you will need a cable to USB printer like this.
Then, download and read the Guide here...
and follow the instructions to connect through the connection of Tradional wireless. Only insert the cable when the software tells you to do.
I have an instrument that has a GPIB-USB-HS connected and the USB cable is connected to a USB hub. Can I have multiple computers to connect with USB hub in their respective USB ports? If so, how many computers can I connect using the USB cable?
I downloaded the latest Driver NI-VISA from the Web site.
You must first a hub which allows to switch between multiple PCs and PCs as one would at once be connected and in control.
When you buy this particular type of hub, one of the specifications is how many pc connections there.
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