Printer has been considered as the most versatile instrument in today’s times to execute the varied computational mundane requirements in an organization.


The most important component and the pre-requisite parameter is the quality of the print which gets dispensed out in the form of hand-outs. However, if the printing quality gets hampered or distorted it calls in for the printer repair mechanisms.

The printer repair has rose to prominence with reference to handling the varied printer repairs to resolve the printer malfunctioning. In general, the printer malfunctioning happens for two distinct reasons:

Software: The printer driver problems:

· The printer driver is the software program which brings about the effective printing functions in a printer when connected to the laptop or the desktop computers. It has remained as connectivity between the printer device (hardware) and the computer systems.

· The problem associated with printer driver can be resolved, if the user attempts to re-install the printing drivers in the computer systems so as to take the printer into their control for the effective functioning.

· In some cases, when the printer is connected to the updated operating system or the (OS), the printer drivers also need to be updated regularly so as to make the best use of the printers.

· The updated printer drivers are readily available over the internet with respect to the printer brand.

Network Problems:

· The printer often fails to detect in the premise network for most of the time during the print scheduling.

· The problems could be multi-fold here; one should always see the computer’s systems network connectivity in the local area network (LAN).

· Sometimes, the printer drivers for network should be updated to get back the printer connectivity onto the network domain.

Hardware: Some of the Printer Hardware Problems:

Paper jams:

· Paper jams in a printer have been a common symptomatic problem related to the printer hardware.

· As an analogy one needs to understand as to the real cause of paper jams rather than just attempting to the removal of the jammed paper.

· One should really attempt to open all the flaps of the printer and look inside for any paper which has been stuck and one should ensure to remove them to ensure that there are no paper jams in the long run.

Ink quality getting hampered:

The print ink quality eventually gets hampered if the toner in the cartridge gets depleted and one should attempt to refill the printer cartridge at the earliest or to replace with the new printer cartridge. This way you can improve the print quality.

Paper quality has a predominant impact on printers and the cartridge ink:

· The usage of low grade paper as a means to get the print outs turns up as an impact for the printer cartridge ink.

· The low grade paper while on their way to get printed gets blurred which results in the low quality print and further excess of toner is consumed in the course of time, especially when attempting to take the print of images and pictures.

The cartridge groove problem:

· The printer cartridge gets fixed onto the printer groove and once the printer cartridge gets firmly fixed, it would be eventually ready to take more print requests.

· In the event that a printer cartridge does not get into the groove properly well, it leads to the problems such as the paper jams, crumbled paper when attempting to dispense out.

Network connectivity problem

· The printing network connectivity problems can be attributed to one big reason is that the patch cable connecting the printer to the network console is loosely attached.

· One should ensure that the printer cables are properly plugged into so that the printer is visible among the peers in the network for the print spooling.

· One should ensure that the network bandwidth is optimally good; this is to ensure that the printers are working at their optimum with reference to taking the print-outs.