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arsufi, Computer Hardware Engineer
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Have downloaded Win 10, found that it had not found my Epson

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Have downloaded Win 10, found that it had not found my Epson stylus photo R300 printer.
Was not visible in "devices and Printers" did eventually get it to recognise printer but now when attempting to print I get "error.. can not connect to printer. Have installed latest drivers I can find. Printer was running perfectly in Win 7 and now this. Any help would be most welcomed.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Hi,My name is***** am sorry to hear that you have this issue, I look forward to assisting you today with your question and providing the best answer possible.Please save this page to favorites( ctrl + d) so that you can reconnect in case you get disconnected
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Tell me, which Version of Windows does it had prior to Windows 10
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Win 7

Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
ok
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Is it connected via USB cable
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes

Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Ok, please do this 1: Open Control Panel2: Open Devices and Printers section
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Check if it shows your printer icon there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

OK done

Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Does it shows Epson printer icon there
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Status ?
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Sir, are you there
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Please do this activity when you are back...Procedure:1:Turn off Printer and Remove USB cable from computer2: From Devices and Printers section (Control panel), find your printer icon and remove To remove Printer: Right Click Printer icon > Click Remove Device. This uninstalls the product3: Now Turn on Printer and wait for 1 min4: Connect USB cable now and see printer installs without error.5: AGain move to Devices and Printers section, there you can see your printer icon visible again.Right Click Printer Icon > Click Printer Properties > Click Printer Test PageCheck if it prints test page and if so try a document... Please update statusThanks
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.
Dear sir, Didn't find you back, hope you are doing good.. Would you please update status of above postLet me know if it helps or not Thanks,Fiyaz
Expert:  arsufi replied 1 year ago.

Dear Den,
Please respond if you read this message..

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Fiyaz