Epson Wf-3720 Scanner Error 000041

Epson WF-3720 is an all-in-one printer designed for home or small office needs. This printer is powered by PrecisionCore technology and offers features like auto duplex printing, color printing, and more. It is easy to set up and use. However, while using the printer, there are some errors and problems faced by the users.

This webpage shows you how to fix the Epson Wf-3720 Scanner Error 000041.


  • Using an incompatible or wrong cartridge
  • The cartridge is not installed properly
  • Using outdated drivers

Clearing the scanner error 000041 on the Epson WF-3720 printer

Method 1: Reinstalling the printer driver

Running or using an outdated printer driver can cause this error. Check whether the latest version of the scanner/printer driver is installed on your computer. If not, update the driver. Similarly, if you have installed an incompatible printer driver, then uninstall it and reinstall the correct one on your computer.

Updating the printer software using Epson Software Updater

  • Open the Epson Software program on your Windows or Mac computer.
  • Locate and double-click on the Epson Software Updater option.
  • Update the software by following the on-screen instructions.

Reinstalling the printer software

  • To reinstall the printer software, first, you have to uninstall the existing one from your computer.
  • After doing it, download the latest version of the printer driver from the printer’s support page and install it on your computer.

Method 2: Installing the cartridge properly 

  • Improper installation of the ink cartridges could also result in scanner errors. 
  • Check if the ink cartridges are installed properly in their slots.
  • If not, remove and reinstall them.
  • Also, make sure that the orange tape from the cartridges is removed.

Method 3: Replacing the cartridges

  • The Epson Wf-3720 Scanner Error 000041 can also occur due to using an incompatible, damaged, or empty ink cartridge.
  • Check to ensure that the compatible ink cartridges are installed on the printer.
  • Check if any part of the cartridge is damaged. If yes, replace it.
  • Similarly, if the cartridge level is empty or low, replace it.
  • If you find any dust particles present in the contacts or cartridge chip, clean them using a cotton cloth.

If none of the methods fix the Epson Wf-3720 Scanner Error 000041, contact us.