Why is my printer not connecting to my computer through USB?
Reseat the USB cable connecting the printer and computer by unplugging both ends, and plugging them back in. Check for a “Found New Hardware” Windows pop up installer. Note: If printer works on alternative USB port contact the technical support department of your PC manufacturer.
How do I get my USB printer to work?
FAQs & TroubleshootingMake sure that the printer is turned off before connecting the USB cable.Connect the printer end of the USB cable to the USB port on the side of the printer. … Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port on the computer.Turn on the printer by pressing the Power button.
How do I test a USB cable with a multimeter?
You can test using the Ohmmeter setting of a multimeter. With the probes not touching anything it should read infinite. Touch the probes to each other and it should read zero.