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The red light is flashing and the window reads Scanner failure.l Turn power off then on again. But the problem is still there.

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How do I solve the "scanner failure power off and on again" message for an h.p. 6110 officjet all-in-one printer/scanner/fax?


Hi Paul,

Scanner Failure usually results in Hardware Failure. However there is one step you can try. Try connecting the printer directly to wall outlet or any other power outlet and the issue should be resolved.

Regards,
Sean

Apr 19, 2013 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Printer will not scan


he HP All-in-One product displays one of the following error messages on the control panel when scanning or copying:
  • Scanner failure, power off and on
  • Scanner System Failure
  • Scanner failed, cannot make copies or fax
  • Scanner failure. Unable to scan, copy, or send a fax
  • Scanner failure, cycle power
Additionally, the scanner bulb might not turn on during scanning.ry the following solutions in the order presented to resolve the issue. When one of the solutions resolves the issue, there is no need to continue troubleshooting.Solution one: Check the scanner lightFollow these steps to check the scanner light by making a color copy of any document.
  1. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  2. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  3. Make a color copy.
  4. When the product starts to scan the document to copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light turns on. It is not necessary to lift the lid completely CAUTION:Do not look directly at the scanner light.The scanner light should be visible under the scanner glass to the right or left.Figure 1: Scanner light visible underneath the glass
    1 - Area where scanner light is visible2 - Scanner glass
    • If the scanner light does not turn on when the scanner mechanism moves across the scanner bed, continue to the solution to reset the product.
    • If the scanner light turns on , continue with the next solution.
    Solution two: Check the power connectionFollow these steps to troubleshoot the power connection.
    1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.
    2. Unplug the product power cord from any surge protector, extension cord, or power strip, and then connect the power cord directly to a wall outlet.
    3. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    4. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
    5. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
    6. Try again to make a color copy.
      • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.note.pngNOTE:If the product works properly when plugged directly into a wall outlet rather than a power strip or surge suppressor, the power strip or surge suppressor might not allow enough voltage for the product to work properly.
      • If the issue persists , continue with these steps.
    7. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet, and then reconnect the power cord to a different wall outlet.
    8. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    9. Try again to make a color copy.
    • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.
    • If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
    Solution three: Reset the productFollow these steps to reset the product.
    1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.note.pngNOTE:The product might not turn off after pressing the Power button. Continue to the next step regardless.
    2. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    3. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
    4. Wait 30 seconds.
    5. Replug the power cord into the electrical outlet.
    6. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
    7. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    8. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
    9. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
    10. Try again to make a color copy.

Dec 11, 2011 | HEWLETT-PACKARD Officejet 4500 All-in-One...

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Red paper light keeps flashing. Closed all doors, turn on and off


Close the front cover. If the error is not
cleared even after closing it, open the cover
once and close it again.
The error may occur because of the laser
BD malfunction. The Laser unit may need to be R/R'd



Try cleaning the Scanner Window
When replacing the drum unit or toner cartridge with a new one, be sure to clean the scanner
window.
1) Turn off the power switch and unplug the power cord.
2) Remove the drum unit from the printer.
3) Gently wipe the scanner window with a soft dry

CAUTION:
· Do not touch the scanner window with your fingers.
· Do not wipe the scanner window with cleaning alcohol (isopropyl).

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

Thanks, Joe

cloth.

Feb 10, 2011 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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The error message reads: "Scanner failure. Turn power off the on again." When I do that, it just gives the same error message again.


You have a bad scanner unit. Getting it repaired will cost as much as buying a new machine.

Oct 16, 2009 | HP 190 Copier

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Scanner Failure


Scanner failure means the scanner is not making enough light to see the home position. It happens when the scanner lamp ages or is covered with dust. Cycle power is just power off and on again, and see if it goes away.

Jul 02, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

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Scanner failure


1. Check scanner light by trying to make a copy.
Caution: do not look directly in the light
3. Perform a power cycly
* Unplug the power cord from the product while its still on
* Plug the power cord back again after 30 seconds
4. Perform a semi-full reset
* Unplug the power cord from the product while its still on
* Press and hold # and 6 while plugging the power cord
* Do not release the button unless the printer would say reset
5 If you still have the problem replace your printer

Aug 12, 2008 | HP OfficeJet D135 All-In-One InkJet...

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Scanner FailureTurn power off then on again Message Window pops up continuously


Hi,

Below is the document that i want you to follow.

CLICK HERE ===>> DOCUMENT

Pleae let me know the result after performing the steps.

thank you so much.

adonscott

Jun 26, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 7410 All-In-One InkJet...

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HP officejet D135 scanner and copyer


Hi..

if the scanner bulb is not moving, then its an hardware problem.
We can try by resetting the printer.

POWER DRAIN:-Turn off the printer, Unplug the power cable from printer and from the wall outlet.Press and hold ON buton for 30-60 seconds.


PARTIAL RESET:-Unplug the printer power cable while its ON, press and hold # and 3 button and connect the Power cord while holding.Wait untill the ON light flashes, then release the buttons.

----(for below reset cartridges must be removed out)---------

SEMI_FULL RESET:-Unplug the printer power cable while its ON, press and hold # and 6 button and connect the Power cord while holding.Wait untill the ON light flashes,or wait for 20 seconds,hen release the button.If the printer goes off dont worry release the button and Push the ON button.


FULL NVM RESET:-Take the Ink Cartridges out, Unplug the printer power cable while its ON, press and hold OK/ENTER and CANCEL button and connect the Power cord while holding the buttons.keep Holding the buttons until the printer goes off ,release the button and Push the ON button.

(Notes - resets will take a while)

Please let me know after resetting.

Thank U!!

Feb 10, 2008 | HP OfficeJet D135 All-In-One InkJet...

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Scanner Failure Message keeps popping up


Here it is all over, with all the steps.

1.Unplug power cable from printer.

2.Hold Cancel and Enter. OR you could Hold Cancel and Black Copy Button. Whichever is easier

3.Then plug back in the power cable, while still holding those 2 buttons.

4.It should turn on, lights blink, then it should say FULL RESET on the little screen thingy .

5.Let go of the buttons, and hopefully, it fixed your problem.

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