Question about HP Photosmart C4280 Aio Printer

1 Answer

Printer not working

Get error message:  The process "usb" stopped unexpectedly with status 237.

Posted by on

  • kjacques1999 Apr 08, 2009

    Tried all of the above.  The test page printed, USB cable OK & switched but still getting the same usb, problem 237

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    I have the same problem - but with my Epson R2400


    I don't think it is my cable either. 


    Strangely, when I print SINGLE pages, rather than multiple, plus don't use any other applications while it is printing, it works! So maybe it is a memory issue?


    When I have this error, I turn the printer off then back on, and print again.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 706 Answers

Hello Kathi1603,
Please try these few things to see if they will get your printer running again. First off, check to make sure your USB cable is properly connected at both the computer end and printer end. If that's OK..then power cycle the printer.. try to print a test page by going to the control panel from your start button and then select Printers and Faxes.. using the right mouse button for your printer, selcet Properties then pick 'print a test page' see if that works.. If that fails, then transfer the USB can;e to another USB port on your computer and retry all the previous things.. When all else fails, restart your computer and see if you can print a test page to your printer.. Hope this helps get you going..

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

  • Frank Gonthier Aug 27, 2010

    I had the same problem with my HP Photosmart C6150 connected to my Mac G3 PowerMac. I had installed two 4 port hubs in my computer to be able to have USB2 for some of my external devices which required it. I had plugged my printer into those new hub ports and got the status 237 message. I tried plugging the printer into one of the two original usb ports on the computer and the problem was solved.
    Frank
    gonthierf@aol.com

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My hp scanjet 2400 stops at warming up then shows unexpected error. please help


Try connecting it on direct wall outlet.Not a surge protector or power strip

Try below solutions

An Unexpected Internal Error Has Occurred' Error Message Displays
Issue When attempting to scan, or, during the scanning process, the error message An unexpected internal error has occurred may display on the computer screen. There are three scenarios where this issue occurs. This document covers each scenario where this error may occur and provides links to the appropriate documentation for resolving each scenario. Solution one If you have multiple versions of HP Image Zone software installed on your computer, click here to download a patch that might resolve this issue . If you do not know if you have multiple versions of HP Image Zone installed, follow the instructions below.
  1. Click Start , point to Settings , and then click Control Panel .
  2. Click Add/Remove Programs .
  3. In the list of programs that displays, look for the following entries:
    • HP Image Zone
    • HP Photo and Imaging Gallery
  4. If there is more than one entry listed, then there are multiple versions of HP Image Zone software installed on the computer.
  5. Click here to download the patch. Follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the patch.
  6. If the issue persists, try the next solution.
Solution two Clicking Scan picture or image in the HP Director software results in an unexpected internal error or causes the computer system to stop responding. Click here to resolve this issue (c00369826). Solution three When accepting a scan from the HP Scanning preview window, the scanner may start to scan and then lock up with the lamp approximately ½ way down the scanner bed. This results in an unexpected internal error or causes the computer system to stop responding. Click here to resolve this issue (c00373192). Solution four When accepting a scan, the scanner completes the final scan and the lamp returns to the home position; however, when the image is being processed or sent to the receiving application (that is, HP Photo and Imaging Gallery), an unexpected internal error occurs. Click here to resolve this issue (c00373192). Solution five Immediately after clicking Scan Picture from the HP Director when using an HP Scanjet 3970 with v2.2 software, an unexpected internal error occurs.

Try also this link

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00259434&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=297430


I hope you issue should be fix to lessen your frustrations.You can do it

Regards

Your's Truly,

Christian from HP

Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in the post that helped you.

Please click "YES" in solution that solves your problem as "was this helpful?"
(Although I am employed by HP, I am speaking for myself and not for HP)

Apr 10, 2011 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Printer status window interface stopped working dell AIO 926


I know this sounds too simple, but get a new USB cord. I had the exact same problem and it was driving me crazy. I followed all the advice about uninstalling, reinstalling and updating multiple times and it never fixed the problem. Finally, my husband made the simple suggestion that maybe it was a problem with the connectivity of the USB cord. I didn't have much faith in it, but I bought a new USB cord and hooked it up - and I have never had a problem with the printer since then. My original USB cord (the one replaced) was the one that came with the Dell printer - perhaps there is a flaw in the cord somewhere. ?

Jan 16, 2010 | Dell 926 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

To my disappointment I called Hp and spoke with their technicians for the second time regarding Ink System failure 0xc18a0001? I reset the IDS by pushing the * and # key then hit 123 and I got the message...


Hi ok try I found this I know your error not in here but it may work for It worth a try nothing to lose and it may work. I know your error code is not in this but it some times it clean the error with this type of error number you can gave it a go try not harm it Error code: 0xc18a0201, 0xc18a0206, 0xc18a0306, 0xc18a030a, 0xd0620130, 0x887dd03a, 0xd05d010d, 0xf0af8004, 0xc19ac3ff, 0xc18a050...

Reset the product:
1. Without turning off the product, disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
2. Remove the cartridges from the product.
3. Wait for the 'Insert Cartridges ' message to display on the control panel.
4. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
5. Wait 60 seconds.
6. Reconnect the power cord. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button ( ).
7. Reinsert the cartridges, and then close any open doors on the product.
8. If you receive a prompt to print a calibration page, do so.
9. Reconnect the USB cable to the rear of the product, and then try printing again.
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Oct 10, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Hp printer stopped printing with a "usb" error 237


The remedy is to reinstall the driver for your operating system which will be available at the mfr support website.

Also check the status of the USB on your PC by looking at the device manager.

Oct 01, 2009 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Won't print - Error message


You may have to re-install your printer drivers to solve this problem.
Sometime it happens.

Please don't forget to rate this answer if it helps.

Sep 08, 2009 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

I have an HP Photosmart Premium C3009 all-in-one printer. Sometimes it refuses to print with a message that says: The process stopped unexpectedly with status 1. I've looked in the manual and find no...


I also experienced the "process 'mdns' stopped unexpectedly with Status 1" message a few days ago with my new HP 7250, and found two solutions. Here are a couple of potential cures:

I downloaded the shareware program 'Printer Setup Repair', then ran their 'Reset and Backup' routine. Restarted, and bingo! Printing was successful. But trying to run either the HP scan software or the HP Ink Widget from Dashboard were not so successful. Got a 'Scanner not found' message. I then went to the printer, tried doing a manual scan there, sending the scan to my PowerBook. Once again, bingo. The scan was sent to my computer, and now the HP software could see the printer. I've since restarted both my computer and the printer several times; printing and scanning are working fine.

Now the second way to fix the problem. It's kind of hokey, but it seems to work, and is what led me to the The process 'mdns' stopped unexpectedly" with Status 1" problem in the first place. What you do is just add an ethernet router, that one you have lying around the house somewhere, between your DSL or cable modem and your Airport modem. Huh?

Here's the deal: when I first bought my HP multifunction printer, my wireless setup was this: Cable modem>Xsense ethernet router>Airport extreme. Unpacked and hooked up the HP printer, and it all worked immediately, perfectly. Print, scan, check supply levels, all no problem. Way too easy. Then, about a week ago I realized that the Xsense ethernet router that I had in the chain was really superfluous, as we no longer use ethernet in the house; might as well eliminate that unnecessary link in the chain. So I changed my setup to a simple: Cable modem>Airport extreme. At this point printing stopped. Tried everything I could think of, no go. Always got the "process ' mdns' stopped unexpectedly with Status 1" message. Put the ethernet router back in the chain, printing/scanning went perfectly. This made absolutely no sense to me, but it worked.

Left my setup with the extra router for a day or two until I remembered about the shareware program 'Printer Setup Repair', described above.

Before doing any of these steps it's probably a good idea to run Disk Permissions (I always run it before and after any installation), just to be sure you're authorized to be using the HP software.


Good luck!

May 04, 2009 | HP Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Printer not responding


Get rid of it and never give your hard earned dollars to Hewlett Crapard again. They are not Mac friendly. 200+ mb for a driver? Something smells. I had the piece of trash C5550, it was a nightmare from the start, same issue on OSX Tiger, the dreaded status 233. It's their piece of trash driver. You can call their support if you want to be on the phone for two or more hours having a Indian go down a ridiculous checklist. I opted to return the POS from whence it came.

Mar 29, 2009 | HP Printers & Copiers

2 Answers

"The process mdns stopped unexpectedly..."


Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Are these printers connected with a LAN cable directly to the router, or are they wirelessly connecting to the router?
HP C8180 has built in wireless adapter and Ethernet according the Website at HP.

If this is connecting to the network wirelessly, check to see that it is connected to the Network, is your router using secure passwords for a connection to the network,
Your printer will need these passwords just as your computers would
If you connect the printer with a Lan Cable, it will be more reliable, and shouldn’t need a password to be on the network. And makes life a little easier...

Your internet provider has nothing to do with your Printer not printing; this is an Internal Network Problem. The settings or your network has changed.

The Printer should have a static IP address


Here is a link to a tip I put together about this subject,
http://www.fixya.com/support/r1173875-network_connected_printer_not_printing

If you need any further assistance, feel free to contact me...






Oct 26, 2008 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

HP Officejet 4315 Printer Uninstall Problem


I hp officejet 4315v all in one need to install soft ware so I can use my

Sep 10, 2008 | HP Officejet 4315v All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Error msg status 1


sounds like a communication error, are you wireless?
try connecting direct.

Feb 05, 2008 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart C4280 Aio Printer Logo

1,071 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Printers & Copiers Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96518 Answers

k24674

Level 3 Expert

7987 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a HP Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...