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    Can't print


    I am tring to print a gift card from the internet that someone sent me from Facebook. It is telling me I cannot print until I use One Note one time. I don't want One Note.... How can I get this off my computer so I can print. This is maddening... I buy a printer and computer and can't print until I use their product?????? Grrrrrrrr

    OK so I right clicked and made my printer the default and it still won't print. I ended up thinking I was deleting the print queue and my whole printer disappeared. Do I have to now reinstall my printer??????
    Last edited by Barbee; 08 Apr 2014 at 14:06.

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    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    Hi. What make and model printer do you have? How is it connected to your machine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
    Hi. What make and model printer do you have? How is it connected to your machine?
    Does it make a difference? Canon MX430 USB I would think. OK I had to reinstall the printer as I deleted that Note thingie and accidently deleted my printer. Ugh. Found out it was LAN through trial and error. My son set it up for me so I had no clue. So case is solved. Got rid of note, printer reinstalled and I am printing once again.

    One question... because it's wireless connected to my router does that mean I can print from other computers in the house?
    Last edited by Barbee; 08 Apr 2014 at 19:34.
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    Posts : 60
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Barbee View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
    Hi. What make and model printer do you have? How is it connected to your machine?
    Does it make a difference? Canon MX430 USB I would think. OK I had to reinstall the printer as I deleted that Note thingie and accidently deleted my printer. Ugh. Found out it was LAN through trial and error. My son set it up for me so I had no clue. So case is solved. Got rid of note, printer reinstalled and I am printing once again.

    One question... because it's wireless connected to my router does that mean I can print from other computers in the house?
    I had this problem recently, I looked and somehow it had this OneNote thingy selected and I didn't even choose it, is your printer selected in the drop down menu? It might sound like common sense but it tricked me haha.

    And yeah you can print from any other computer in your house, as long as it is connected to the printer.
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    Gold Coast (Australia)
    Posts : 702
    Windows 8.1 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Barbee View Post
    One question... because it's wireless connected to my router does that mean I can print from other computers in the house?
    Each computer must have the drivers installed for the particular printer you want to use.

    In control panel / printers and devices, add a printer, you are adding a "Network" printer, the connection wizard should ask you, or tell you that drivers are needed.


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