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My printer wants to fax rather than print:
Dealing with multifunction printers shouldn’t be that big of a fuss since printing, scanning, or faxing modes can easily be changed with physical buttons and software UI.
However, some users have had a tough time with their printers, as they seem, stuck within the fax mode. Namely, it seems that the printer wants to fax rather than print, and it gets stuck therein mode.
Check the steps below to deal with this issue accordingly.
How do I close up the Fax on my printer?
1. Try updating the drivers
- Open the instrument panel.
- Click on Hardware & Sound.
- In the section of Devices & Printers, click on Device Manager.
- Select View => Select Show Hidden Devices.
- Click Printers => Right Click on your printer’s name => Select Update Driver Software.
- You’ll see two options to update your driver: searching automatically or browsing it from your local disk.
- Follow the following steps to update your driver.
2. Uninstall the printer
- Firstly, open the Settings.
- Secondly, click on the Devices.
- Thirdly, click on Printers & scanners.
- Click on the printer and click on on the Remove device button.
- Click on the Yes button to get rid of it.
Now you’ve got successfully removed the printer. It’s time to reinstall it again.
3. Reinstall the printer
- Connect the printer to your computer and switch it ON.
- Open the Settings.
- Click on the Devices.
- Click on Add a printer or scanner.
- Subsequently, your computer will detect your computer. You’ll need to follow the instructions to end the installation.
- If the pc doesn’t detect your printer, click on The printer that I would like isn’t listed in the following image.
- Once you’re taken to the troubleshooting zone, the pc will ask you to supply your printer’s name to look for it. Then, follow the instructions to end the installation.
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