When your computer report dot matrix printer issues, it's useful to know how to troubleshoot them yourself. Luckily, the methods to work around the dot matrix printer problem are fairly simple for even a beginner user to handle and should work in most cases. If you are a newbie in computer maintenace aspect.
1.Type regedit in start menu searchbox and press Enter. It'll open Registry Editor.
2.The Registry Editor has two panes. The left pane is to navigate on certain registry keys and the right pane is to see values of keys that you select.
3.Then in the left pane select you want and in the left pane right click to edit it.
4. You can also double-click on the value with your left mouse button. Another option is to use the "Edit" menu, where you can edit chosen value in the window and click the "OK" button. You can do the same with any other value or registry key.
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.