How to fix ups error code 18225?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The UPS error code 18225 is a communication error that can occur when the UPS is unable to communicate with the computer. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including a bad connection, a bad cable, or a problem with the UPS itself. If this error code occurs, it is important to check the connection and cable to make sure they are both working properly. If the problem persists, it may be necessary to contact the manufacturer of the UPS for further assistance.

1. Restart your computer and try again

1.Press "Windows + R" keys to open the Run dialog box. 2.Type "cmd" in the Run dialog box and press Enter key. 3.Type "restart" in the Run dialog box and press Enter key. 4.Your computer will restart and you will be able to fix ups error code 18225.

2. Update your drivers

  1. Open Device Manager by pressing "Windows key + X" and clicking "Device Manager".
  2. Locate the "PCI Express Root Port" and "PCI Express Bus" devices.
  3. Right-click on the "PCI Express Root Port" and select "Update Driver".
  4. Click "Browse my computer for driver software".
  5. Click on the "Browse" button and select the "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer" option.
  6. Click on the "Search for" button and type "ups".
  7. Select the "ups" driver from the list that appears.
  8. Click on the "Update" button.
  9. Click on the "Close" button.
  10. Close Device Manager.

3. Try a different USB port

  1. Unplug the device from the computer
  2. Remove the battery if applicable
  3. Reconnect the device to the computer
  4. If the device does not show up as a mass storage device, try connecting it to a different USB port
  5. Try reinstalling the drivers for the device

4. Try a different USB cable

  1. If you are using a USB 2.0 cable, try a USB 3.0 cable.
  2. If the problem persists, try a different USB port on your computer.
  3. If the problem persists, try a different USB cable.

5. Try a different computer

To try a different computer, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Start > Settings > System and click on the "System" tab.
  2. Under "System Properties," click on the "Advanced" button.
  3. Under "System Restore," click on the "Restore Windows Settings" button.
  4. Under "System Restore Options," click on the "Next" button.
  5. Under "System Restore Type," click on the "Custom" button.
  6. Under "System Restore Drive," click on the "Browse" button.
  7. Navigate to the drive where Windows installation files are located, and select the "Windows 10 or 8.1" folder.
  8. Under "System Restore Point," click on the "Next" button.
  9. Under "System Restore Options," click on the "Next" button.
  10. Under "System Restore Options Details," click on the "Finish" button.
  11. Restart your computer.

6. Check for loose connections

The first step is to check for loose connections. To do this, you will need to take a look at the cables that are connecting the device to the power source and to the computer. If you notice any wires that are loose or frayed, you will need to fix them in order to prevent an up error code from being generated.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Try a different printer.