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  • Patching printers

    Posted on July 13th, 2020 at 01:30 Jamie Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    Patching printers

    The June bugs in Windows 10 that caused all of my PCL 5 printers to not print reminded me that there are several ways that printers need updating. The days when we could install a printer and never worry about it again are over.

    Susan BradleyBy Susan Bradley

    If you haven’t updated your printer lately, the first thing to review its printer driver. The older the printer, the more likely you will need something like a universal PCL 6 driver in order to have it work with Windows 10.

    Last and certainly not least, even in a home setting, I often have very good luck by setting up the printer on the wireless or wired network to determine the IP address assigned to the printer.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.27.0 (2020-07-013).