How to Fix Unexpected Power Loss of Printer While Printing

March 8, 2011 No Comments

fix_your_own_printerThere are many printer problems that can occur at anytime of the day, especially when you do not provide proper maintenance and the right laser toner cartridges or ink cartridges for your machine. One of the most unexpected and maybe dreaded issues that you might not want to experience is the sudden power loss of your printer while in the middle of the printing job.

Now if you are experiencing this error or you just want to avoid such printer problems in the future, then you might want to try the tips that you can find here.

First of all, if you are in the middle of this printer error, then turn off the printer. Now, turn it on again when you feel that the electricity is stable. Try to wait for a few seconds if your printer makes odd sounds or if it shows error messages to display a damaged part. If your printer is a laser printer, perform a maintenance test so that the toner cartridge and drum unit will be cleaned if a spillage occurred. If it is an inkjet printer, you should also click on the usual cleaning tools then create a test page. When everything seems to be at the usual printing state, then you have nothing to worry about. However, if there is serious damage that occurred to your printer, then you might want to contact a service center.

Now, you know that prevention is always the best way to avoid problems, so if you know that your place would normally have power losses or disruptions, then plug your printer on a UPS device so that it can still finish its printing job before it finally shuts down properly.

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