If the user face issue of Printer is not connecting to PC, then to fix the issue you should install McAfee antivirus via mcafee.com/activate as it will not interrupts in system work. In this blog, you will read the method to fix If Printer is not connecting to PC.
Method To Fix If Printer is Not Connecting to PC:
1. Check Printer is listed as Unspecified Device:
First, you should check that your printer is an unspecified device. For this, you should tap on the Start button and then write control and choose Control Panel from the results. Now, you should select Devices and Printers. At last, just scroll down and check if your printer is under the Unspecified section.
2. Update Drivers:
For this, you should right-tap on Start button and then choose Device Manager from the list. After this, you should expand the Printers or Printer queues, just select your printer in the list and right tap on it. Then, you should choose Update driver. Now, you should choose the option of Search automatically for drivers. If your device finds a new driver, then it will install it. At the end, restart your PC.
3. Uninstall and Reinstall your Printer:
To uninstall, you should tap on Start and then hit on Settings. After this, you should select Devices. Now, you should tap on Printers & Scanners which is on the left side. At last, you should find and click your printer and then choose Remove device.
To reinstall, you should hit on Start button and choose Settings. After this, select Devices. In the left side, you should tap on Printers & Scanners. Now, you should choose Add a printer or scanner. In case, the system detects your printer, then just select it but if it does not detect, then tap on The printer that I want isn’t listed. Here, you should select Add a local printer and then tap on Next option. At this point, from the drop down menu choose the port your printer is connected and then tap on Next. After this, tap on Windows Update button and then tap on the Have Disk button if you have the software disk. Then select the printer, then tap on Next option. Next, the system will install the printer and then tap on Next button. In the last window, you should tap on Print a test page button and then choose Finish option.
4. Disable your Previous Antivirus and Install McAfee Antivirus:
To disable your antivirus, you should tap on Start button and write security. After this, tap on Windows Security from the results. Now, you should choose Virus and threat protection. Here, you should scroll down and tap on Manage settings just under Virus & threat protection settings. At last, you need to Turn off Real-time protection.
For security, you should install McAfee antivirus via www.mcafee.com/activate which will not interfere in your device work.
5. Check Default Printer Settings:
You should tap on Start and then choose Settings. After this, you should select Devices. In the left side, you should tap on Printers & Scanners. At last, you should scroll to Let Windows manage my default printer and then uncheck the box.
Through this way, you can fix the issue of Printer is not connecting to PC. For installing McAfee, you should tap on www.mcafee.com/activate.