Printer troubleshooter for windows 10

The built-in Printer Troubleshooter in Windows 10 can help diagnose and resolve common printing issues. Here's how to access and use the Printer Troubleshooter:

  1. Click the Windows Start button and type "Control Panel" in the search box. Click on the Control Panel app to open it.
  2. In the Control Panel, change the view to either "Large icons" or "Small icons," then click on "Troubleshooting."
  3. Click on "View all" in the left pane to see a list of available troubleshooters.
  4. Locate and click on "Printer" in the list.
  5. The Printer Troubleshooter window will appear. Click "Next" to start the troubleshooting process.
  6. The troubleshooter will now scan for potential issues with your printer. If any problems are detected, it will offer suggested fixes. Follow the on-screen instructions to apply the recommended solutions.
  7. Once the troubleshooter has finished, restart your computer and check whether the printer issue has been resolved.

If the built-in Printer Troubleshooter does not resolve the problem, you can try additional troubleshooting steps, such as:

  • Checking printer connections (USB, wireless, or network).
  • Ensuring the printer is turned on and has sufficient ink or toner.
  • Verifying that the correct printer is set as the default in Windows.
  • Updating your printer drivers from the manufacturer's website.
  • Removing and re-adding the printer in Windows.
  • Checking for Windows updates and applying any available updates.