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Why won't my PowerPoint print?

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017  |  51 Views
 
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Sometimes you may find that when you send a PowerPoint file to the printers, it does not show up in your print queue. Here are a couple things you can try/check to ensure your file reaches the printers.

  • Make sure that you really are logged in to the computer you are printing from. Do this by clicking on the Windows Start button in the lower left corner of the computer monitor. When you do this, you should see your name in the upper right of the Start menu window that opens. 
  • Sometimes if it is a large file (contains many images), it can take a few minutes to reach the printers. Be sure you have waiting at least 5 minutes before checking the printer if this is the case. 
  • If the file does not show up in your printer queue, you can try changing the file type to a PDF and resending it (this will typically work). 
  • You may also try saving the PDF version to a USB drive and printing directly from the USB drive on the printer. 

As always, if you need assistance, please see one of the Lab Techs at the Library Desk! 

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