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HP Business Inkjet 1200 --all lights ablaze, printer won't reset

Replaced the black print head as it was out of date. The printer didn't want to accept it; had to insert several times before it was finally accepted. But then all the panel lights came on. Unplugged, restarted, a test page attempts to print, stops partway into the machine and, shazam, all the lights come on again. I have unplugged and restarted four times now; each time with the same results. I know there is a combination of start-up buttons that will force the printer to reset but, for the life of me, cannot recall the combination and I have a 326 page manuscript that needs to get printed. Help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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  • gadget910 Oct 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. I removed my printheads to clean them, and then replaced them in the printer. Now I can print a page or two, but then it just stops and all of the lights turn on. I updated the firmware to the most recent version on HP's website, but the problem still remains. Anyone have any solutions?

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    q tal yo tengo un problema en la impresora inkjet 1200 de hp y q cada vez q largo una impresion a continuacion me imprime la hoja de alineacion. y asi cada vez q imprimo me larga la alineacion

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    Same thing here..

    But i cant turn the printer off using the power button...

    Looks like the printer freeze after start...

    If i take a colour away, it doesnt notice it...

    Some1 an idea :) ?

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  • To reset the network configuration follow the instructions below:
    1. Press the Configuration Page button once.
    2. Press the Resume button three times.
    3. Wait for about 20 seconds and then press the Power button to turn off the printer.
    4. Disconnect the power cord from the printer.
    5. Wait for about 20 seconds and then reconnect the power cord.
    6. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.
  • Not sure if this will resolve other issues, but it's the only reset I know of.

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    power on the printer and after that printer not initialize, not comming in ready condition all led glow in last

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