How to fix Dell printer Communication Error in Windows XP?

Dell printers are world-renowned for their excellent functionality and superior printing. These printers can also be connected with the wired or wireless network to print the web pages. To make this possible, the first step is to download the right drivers of your printer and then install it to the computer system. While installing the printer settings on the device, you might face several errors. The solution of all these common errors has been provided in this article. Have a look:

Dell printer Communication Error

  • Disconnect all the cables connecting the printer to the computer system and then re-connect it. Try installing the drivers again.
  • Uninstall and then re-install the drivers of the printer. Make sure you choose the latest version.
  • Try the same using Add a wizard and if you face any difficulty in doing so, call the Dell customer service phone number for the help

Let’s read about the solution in detail:

Windows XP-

  1. Open the Start menu and click Printers and Faxes
  2. Hit Add a printer
  3. Click Next
  4. You will see a Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard window
  5. Choose Local printer attached to the computer system
  6. Unmark the checkbox in front of Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer
  7. Hit Next and choose Create a new Port
  8. From the drop-down menu, choose the Dell port displayed with the printer’s model
  9. Click Next and then click Dell printer with the correct IP address
  10. Hit Close
  11. Under Manufacturer section, scroll down and search for Dell Inkjet drivers. If you don’t find them in the list, contact the Dell customer service
  12. Now, click on it and then hit Dell A/O printer model under the specific section, Printers
  13. Click Next
  14. Choose Keep Existing Drivers
  15. Hit Next and edit the printer’s name (optional)
  16. Under Do you want to use this printer as the default printer?, choose Yes
  17. Click Next and then Finish
  18. Read the License agreement and click Yes
  19. Give the test print command to ensure the smooth functioning of your Dell printer

If the issue still persists then call the Dell customer support Toll-free number to receive an immediate support from an expert.

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