When it comes to technology (and equipment), I believe ‘they’ are out to make us crazy . . . and they do a pretty good job of it. When I am ready to through my computer (printer, scanner, _______ fill in the blank with your pesky gear), then, and only then, will it start working.
It’s one of life’s mysteries – how did this problem occur, so I can avoid this in the future.
Here are some of the hacks (or “workarounds”) I’m using now: