If you have dot matrix printer problem on your pc, remove it as soon as possible, below is a list of troubleshooting steps to resolve dot matrix printer problem.
Check Printer connection
1.Click Start and select Devices and Printers.
2.As you can see, under Printers and Faxes there isn't Printer, so it prove your Printer don't connect with your pc. IF you Printer appear on this area, showing your Printer connect well with your PC.
Download printer driver
1. Click Start and select Devices and Printers. Then a new window show, click on Add a printer.
2.Keep Printer Port LPT1 and select Standard TCP/IP Port for Type of port. Then click Next.
3.Then choose TCP/IP Device for Device type and write the available Hostname or IP address and Port name. At last click Next. When you finish this, you can see a new window, select Print a test paper and click Finish.
Update printer driver
Click Start and go to the Control Panel, select Device and printers and add a new printer, then you can see a window below, click Windows Update and click Next.
MODIFY printer SETTINGS
1.Click Start and select Devices and Printers in the right pane.Then you can see the printer, right click it and choose Printing preferences.
2.When you see a window like below, click on Advanced.
3.There are many settings as you can see, like Paper Size, you can set it as A4.Finally click OK.
1. Open Device Manager.
2.Follow the instructions in the preceding procedure to update drivers.
3.Click Search automatically for updated driver software.
4. If below message popped up, your driver is already the latest driver and there is no need to update.
5. If a new driver is found, please follow the instruction to install it and restart your computer.