Re: vista quit recognizing printers ... help!
Did you update any drivers from MS Update?
Connect a printer directly to the Sony, does it work then?
"joebass" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> here's the skinny: I have a newer sony vaio running vista ... I have 3
> hp printers installed, as I need a printer in various work locations ...
> all of the printers have worked fine for 6 months. Now, all of the
> sudden, with no error messages/popups/etc. they have all quit working.
> My USB ports are functioning with all other devices and the printers
> work fine with any other pc. The printers will read "ready" and the
> file will show as printing, but nothing happens. When I initially plug
> the printers into the usb, I get an error sound, but no pop-up. I have
> tried deleting one of the printers, but I got no usb printer recognition
> to re-install it, so I restored to a point before the printer issues and
> the printer is back in the printers folder, but still doing nothing.
> ok, any ideas?