Why my printer disconncts frm PC itself?please help

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I have HP 2300 series printer which I use with Windows 7. Now after many days I reconnected my HP printer to my PC firstly it connected to PC after a lot of tries, then when I'm using t to give print outs the PC displays notifications that HP Printer is disconnected but why? 🙁 Please anybody here to help me.

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Why my printer disconncts frm PC itself?please help


There is probably something wrong with the printer’s driver. The best way to fix it is to update the driver to the latest version compatible with Microsoft Windows 7. But first, try reinstalling the driver. If you are using the HP LaserJet 2300d printer, Windows 7 has already a driver for it so there is really no need to install the driver that comes with the printer.

Uninstall the HP printer software from your computer. Remove all applications related to HP then click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools then select Disk Cleanup. Select drive C then click OK. Check Setup Log Files and “Temporary files”, click OK then click Delete Files. Restart the computer and then install the printer software back.

When installing the printer software, it may require you to connect the printer to the computer. If the printer connects using a USB cable, connect it to one of the USB ports then check if the computer is able to detect it. If it doesn’t, transfer it to another USB port. You won’t be able to install the printer software if the printer is not connected.

Proceed with the installation once it is detected. Once it is installed, check if the printer doesn’t go offline by doing a test print. If you want to download the latest universal driver, visit HP LaserJet 2300d Universal Print Driver 32-bit. If you have a 64-bit operating system, download HP LaserJet 2300d Universal Print Driver 64-bit.

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