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Troubleshooting error message 79 00FE on LaserJet 8000N

We have a LaserJet 8000N. Could anyone please tell me what error message 79 00FE means? I tried calling Hp by they said they don't know what the code means and would have to send someone out..yada yada yada. Which I find it quite hard to believe that they don't keep track of error messages and their meanings, I mean after all, didn't they make them. My apologies, I just had to vent about that. Again any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanx much.

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  • langhouse Feb 05, 2009

    H P laser 5000 PS printer error 79 00FE

    has any one discovered what this error message is for



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Yes...if you remove the jet direct card and your error goes away, be sure it is the jet direct card. If it says 600, or 610 on it, those cards had a lot of problems.

You can buy these rebuilt very resonably.

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Ok, I am a bit rusty with this printer as its been a while since I have worked on them. If memory serves me right, this error is related to the JetDirect Card. It may have to be replaced. I hope my memory serves me well. As I recall, this was a pain for me to find out as well. HP is usually good, but not always. I had to discover the problem on my own. Also, remove the card and reseat it! This has worked for me in the past as well. Perhaps you have another printer - same model. Remove its card and test it on the erroring printer.

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