Solve Problems : Problems and Solutions

Problems Printing From a Computer
Nothing Prints, Even Though the On Light Is On
Printing Noise Occurs, Even Though Nothing Prints
Noise Occurs When the Printer Sits for a While
No Printer Icon Appears in Windows Taskbar
Slow Printing
Cannot Print Over a Network
Nothing Prints, Even Though the On Light Is On
Run a printer check. If the test page prints, make sure your software is installed correctly.
Printing Noise Occurs, Even Though Nothing Prints
Noise Occurs When the Printer Sits for a While
Your Epson printer is performing routine maintenance.
No Printer Icon Appears in Windows Taskbar
Try restarting your computer. If you still don’t see the  icon, follow these steps:
1.
Windows Vista:
Click , select Control Panel, and click Printer under Hardware and Sound.
Windows XP:
Click Start, select Control Panel, then select Printers and Faxes (or Printers and Other Hardware and then Printers and Faxes).
Windows 2000:
Click Start, point to Settings, then select Printers.
2.
Right-click your Epson printer and select Printing Preferences or Properties.
3.
Click the Maintenance tab.
4.
Click the Speed & Progress button, then click the Monitoring Preferences button.
5.
Click the Shortcut Icon box. Then click OK to close the open windows.
Slow Printing
Make sure your system meets the requirements. If you’re printing a high-resolution image, you need more than the minimum requirements listed. You may also need to:
For the fastest printing, try these tips:
Choose Black/Grayscale in your printer settings if your document doesn’t include color.
For Windows, choose Draft for the Quality Option.
Make sure Quiet Mode is not selected.
Cannot Print Over a Network
You need to set up your software properly for network printing.