Computer Connected To Printer But Is Not Printing

My computer is connected to my printer but is not printing?

Do you have it set as your default printer? By following the steps, first go to:
Control panel
Left click the printer icon
Make sure there is a check above your printer
If not, left click the printer icon
Click the word printer
Add a check to set as default printer.

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