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Windows 7: Help! I cannot print anything on Windows 7 RC

21 Jan 2010   #1
macastronomer

Windows 7 RC
 
 
Help! I cannot print anything on Windows 7 RC

I have a generic computer with 2.2 Intel C2D, 1 GB RAM, which runs W7 x32.

I have installed both printers I use, a Canon i1310 and a Canon MX700.

When I want to print, I get this message:
Before running any task related to printing, such as configuring page size and printing a document, you must install a printer.
I have already installed them with their respective drivers and software to no effect.

One thing I'm curious about is that when I enter Services, Print Spooler, General, it appears that the service is stopped. I restart it (it's already set to automatic, with, in case of failures, consecutive restarts configured). The i1310 seems to awaken (it makes noise).

So I go to my document, I try to print, the print scren appears, I set the settings, I click print. But:
The document could not be printed... there where not any pages selected
So you see, I will appreciate very much any help with this issue. Ah, also, no printer appears in the devices and Printers window. Thanks very much.


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21 Jan 2010   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome macastronomer, Are they listed in device manager?
Have tried installing in compatibility mode?
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27 Jan 2010   #3
macastronomer

Windows 7 RC
 
 
Mmm...

Well, they don't appear in the device manager... What does that mean? And I haven't tried installing them in comp mode. How do I do that? Thank you very much for your help.
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27 Jan 2010   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by macastronomer View Post
Well, they don't appear in the device manager... What does that mean? And I haven't tried installing them in comp mode. How do I do that? Thank you very much for your help.
Here, This tutorial should help you out,
Compatibility Mode
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