|You can also have your problem....|
- if you DID NOT install the drivers / associated software for the printer according to the manufacturer's directions.
- if the printer is connected via a USB connection
You MAY have this problem ONLY when you plug in the USB connection into certain USB ports, or if you have a desktop computer, you MAY have an IRQ sharing problem you need to fix.
Troubleshooting USB device problems
See Response 1: