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How to Troubleshoot Dell Inkjet Printers

Summary: This article provides general troubleshooting steps and links to articles specifically designed for your Inkjet printer.

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Table of Contents:

  1. Printer Troubleshooting Steps and Procedures
  2. Dell Inkjet Printer Driver Downloads, Set Up and Use Information, Maintenance Guides and Troubleshooting
  3. Operating System Compatibility with Dell Printers
  4. Obtaining and Installing Printer Drivers and Software
  5. Downloading and Viewing Printer Manuals

1. Printer Troubleshooting Steps and Procedures

NOTE: The following steps applies to all brands of printers.
  1. When connected by a USB cable, reseat both ends of the cable going from the computer to the printer.
     
 
  • Restart the computer.
     
 
  • Turn the printer off.
     
 
  • Unplug the printer power cord from the A/C outlet or surge protector and wait at least 30 seconds.
     
 
  • Plug the printer power cord back into the A/C outlet or surge protector.
     
 
  • Turn the printer back on.
     
   
  • Make sure the desired printer is set as the default printer.
    1. Press and hold the Windows key SLN179171_en_US__1iC_Windows_Key_BD_v4 and then press the r key.
    2. In the Run box type, shell:PrintersFolder and then touch or click OK.
    3. Touch or click to highlight the desired printer.
    4. Touch and hold or right-click the desired printer.
    5. Touch or click Set as default printer.
      Note: When Set as default printer in not an option, it normally means the printer is already set as the default printer and usually has a check mark next to it.

       

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2. Dell Inkjet Printer Driver Downloads, Set Up Information  
  Maintenance Guides and Troubleshooting Steps

Note: If you are looking for Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 drivers for your printer, and it is not listed as having any, some or all of the printer functionality may still work with Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. You may be able to use a older printer driver.    
 
SLN179171_en_US__2I_Printer_a920_BD_V1 A920
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__3I_Printer_a940_BD_V1 A940
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__4I_Printer_a960_BD_V1 A960
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__5I_Printer_725_BD_V1 725
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__6I_Printer_810_BD_V1 810
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__7I_Printer_922_BD_V1 922
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__8I_Printer_924_BD_V1 924
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__9I_Printer_926_BD_V1 926
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__10I_Printer_a928_BD_V1 928
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__11I_Printer_a942_BD_V1 942
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__12I_Printer_944_BD_V1 944
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__13I_Printer_946_BD_V1 946
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__14I_Printer_948_BD_V1 948
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__15I_Printer_962_BD_V1 962
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__16I_Printer_964_BD_V1 964
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__17I_Printer_966_BD_V1 966
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__18I_Printer_968_BD_V1 968
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__19I_Printer_P513w_BD_V1 P513w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__20I_Printer_703w_BD_V1 P703
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__21I_Printer_P713w_BD_V1 P713w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__22I_Printer_V105_BD_V1 V105
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__23I_Printer_V305w_BD_V1 V305
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__24I_Printer_V313w_BD_V1 V313w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__25I_Printer_V505w_BD_V1 V505
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__26I_Printer_V515w_BD_V1 V515w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__27I_Printer_V715w_BD_V1 V715w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__28I_Printer_V525w_BD_V1 V525w
 
 
 
SLN179171_en_US__29I_Printer_V725w_BD_V1 V725w
 
 
 
 

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3. Operating System Compatibility with Dell Printers

This link takes you to the Dell Knowledge Base article that provides information on what Operating Systems are compatible with your printer.

Operating System Compatibility with Dell Printers

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4. Obtaining and Installing Printer Drivers and Software

This link takes you to the Dell Obtaining and Installing Printer Drivers and Software Knowledge Base article.

Obtaining and Installing Printer Drivers and Software

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5. Downloading and Viewing Printer Manuals

This link takes you to the Dell Manuals.

User Guides / Manuals.

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Affected Product

Dell 720 Color Printer, Dell 725 Personal Inkjet Printer, Dell 810 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell A920 All In One Personal Printer, Dell 922 All In One Photo Printer, Dell 924 All-in-One Photo Printer, Dell 926 All In One Inkjet PrinterDell 720 Color Printer, Dell 725 Personal Inkjet Printer, Dell 810 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell A920 All In One Personal Printer, Dell 922 All In One Photo Printer, Dell 924 All-in-One Photo Printer, Dell 926 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell 928 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell A940 All In One Personal Printer, Dell 942 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell 944 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell 946 All In One Printer, Dell 948 All In One Printer, Dell 948w All In One Photo Printer, Dell A960 All In One Personal Printer, Dell 962 All In One Photo Printer, Dell 964 All In One Photo Printer, Dell 966 All in One Inkjet Printer, Dell 968 All In One Photo Printer, Dell 968w All In One Wireless Photo Printer, Dell J740 Personal Inkjet Printer, Dell P513w All In One Photo Printer, Dell P703w All In One Photo Printer, Dell P713w All In One Photo Printer, Dell Ink-Free Printer PZ310, Dell V105 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell V305 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell V305w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V313 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell V313w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V505 All In One Inkjet Printer, Dell V505w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V515w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V525w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V715w All In One Wireless Inkjet Printer, Dell V725w All In One Wireless Inkjet PrinterSee more

Last Published Date

17 Sep 2021

Version

7

Article Type

Solution