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New HP officejet J3640 setup problem. Message: "Attach control faceplate firmly. Check for stuck buttons. Turn power Off and On again." Problem: Cannot get past this message to continue with print cartridge alignment.

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shaggyrat
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SOURCE: HP OfficeJet K60 Align cartridge problem

ok the link i put here for you is very long page of typing so for hp
i found you the link to go threw the alignment process
sorry i cant type the whole page for you but the link is here

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bpu00657&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=59273

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: HP OfficeJet 6110 xi Self Test "Align Cartridge" Failure

Hello there,

Try cleaning print cartridges from HP toolbox

or reset process

Please see note at bottom re: powering on and off

1) If you know you are going through the re-set process. Ensure there is nothing in your printer que already when you want to power on again.

2) Plug printer/scanner directly into the wall, not a power bar or UPS... Read at one point, it has something to do with the electricity (KW or Voltage or Amps) factor and power requirements to the printer/scanner. However was very technical and don't remember enough details to explain properly, sorry... Anyhow, directly into the wall.

This is what has worked for me. Got original re-set process of solution from sillygirl.

3) Disconnect all cables from printer.

4) Clean the glass on top with alcohol and cotton swabs.

5) Then go through the reset process (press # 6 while plugging the power back into the printer).

6) If you have the CD for your printer it doesn't hurt to put it in your CD carriage in case your printer is looking for files or drivers. If CD starts to go to a un-install or full re-install just cancel and leave in carriage.

7) Sometimes helps if you first plug printer in.

8) Re-boot pc before powering on printer. Once re-boot has started and PC will start to look for printer.

9) Power on printer (press # 6 while plugging the power back into the printer to re-set).

10) Watch for point where your printer icon usually appears and plug the USB into the PC.
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11) If this does not work then take the printer apart and clean the underside of the glass as well. Unfortunately need to go through re-set process again. May need to buy a set of screw drivers for removing the glass. They are different. (Torx)

12) In another solution it states - you must clean all the mirrors inside the scanner assembly q-tips work well (black box closed with two locks) also the lens and the delicate spaghetti-like lamp. Generally this works... Not everyone has done this part but worth a try when the printer is already open.

13) There is a black and white strip at that end of the scanner. Check to ensure the strip is there, in tact and placed correctly. This is what the scanner carriage aligns itself with.

Just so people know. I have posted solutions to this before that have worked for me. However, I really do think this comes down to a driver issue (do we all have XP, mine is actually XP Home Edition). Since HP no longer updates these printers not sure if we will ever see a driver that works perfectly. Once you get it going again it will all work great. The problem lies in powering on and off. Once you get it going without the scanner carriage jamming, leave it on! Even in the case of a power out I usually have to re-set again but can get it going, eventually (it can be very frustrating). Sometimes need to re-boot PC and plug USB into the PC while booting up and just about to look for your printer. This is to ensure it finds the printer/scanner. Also, when really desperate uninstall and re-install the hardware. Sometimes can try for quite some time to get it working again and eventually have to just leave it off for a few days then can get going again afterwards. Not sure if this has something to do with memory.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

POCBM
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SOURCE: hp officejet 6110

If machine does not print the colors it cannot align. Try changing the color and try again

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

grant185
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SOURCE: My new Officejet J3640 All-in-One reads Cartridge

manual:  I realize it's long http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=3540751&

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks so much!!! I went right to it and have downloaded it already. I've seen every page EXCEPT this one, I think! :) Thanks for taking the time."

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SOURCE: HP Officejet 8500 Wireless All-In-One Control Panel Faceplate Err

>the error says it, what you need to do is check if the faceplate the plastic thing which covers the printer buttons is attached firmly.pry open the side of it rmove the faceplate then attched it back again.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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Step one:Clear any paper or carriage path obstructions
Right-click the link below to open a new browser window with specific instructions about how to clear paper jams. When you have completed the instructions for removing a paper jam, return to this point in these instructions to continue resolving a carriage stall. Click here for information on resolving paper jams.
Moving the carriage
With the all-in-one turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to come to move into the access area. Allow it to move to that position if it does.
Without turning off the all-in-one, disconnect the power cord from the back of the all-in-one. The power cord must be disconnected to allow the parts to be moved by hand and to reset the paper feed mechanism.
Looking in through either the print cartridge access door or the output paper tray, verify that the print cartridges are locked into the carriage and have not come loose. Also verify that there are no obstructions under or around the carriage to block it from moving.
Verify that the print carriage can move freely across the width of the all-in-one by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
You may have to reach through the output paper tray to access the print carriage.
Close the print cartridge access door and reconnect the power cord.
Press the On button to turn on the all-in-one.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
*Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
* If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
* If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step two: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet
Verify that the product is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
Remove the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
NOTE:If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step three: Ensure that the control panel faceplate is installed correctly
If the control panel faceplate, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall or carriage jam error condition. If the product has not been set up before, make sure the control panel faceplate is installed correctly by following the instructions below.
If the control panel faceplate is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to re-install the faceplate. Press firmly on the faceplate to ensure proper installation of the faceplate adhesive or pins.
NOTE:If the control panel faceplate is already installed, proceed to the next step.
Attach the front panel covers.
Align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the HP All-in-One.
Figure 1: Aligning the faceplate
Snap the faceplate firmly into place.
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Comment by technotech, posted on Nov 01, 2008 72a068b.gif Figure 2: Attaching the control panel faceplate
Make sure all the buttons can move freely.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step four: Perform a partial reset
A partial reset will return user settings to factory defaults. On some models, language and country/region settings are also reset. Perform a partial reset of the product by following the instructions below.
With the unit turned on, unplug the power cord from the unit.
NOTE:Do not do a partial reset when the printer is turned off.
Press and hold # and 3 while plugging in the power cord.
When Part.NVM Reset displays, release both buttons. The unit gets reset and comes online.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step five: Remove and re-install the print cartridges
Improper placement or installation of the product's print cartridges can cause the product to indicate a carriage stall error condition. Ensure that the cartridges are installed correctly by following the instructions below.
Turn on the HP Officejet, and open the print-carriage access door.The print carriage will move into the access area.
Figure 3: Opening the print carriage access door
After the carriage stops moving, push down on the top of the print cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out of the slot.285fc74.gif
Figure 4: Removing the print cartridge
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1 - Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 - Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
NOTE:It is normal to see ink buildup in the print cartridge slots.
Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
Close the print cartridge access door.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step six: Service the printer :- If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Step one:Clear any paper or carriage path obstructions
Right-click the link below to open a new browser window with specific instructions about how to clear paper jams. When you have completed the instructions for removing a paper jam, return to this point in these instructions to continue resolving a carriage stall. Click here for information on resolving paper jams.
Moving the carriage
With the all-in-one turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to come to move into the access area. Allow it to move to that position if it does.
Without turning off the all-in-one, disconnect the power cord from the back of the all-in-one. The power cord must be disconnected to allow the parts to be moved by hand and to reset the paper feed mechanism.
Looking in through either the print cartridge access door or the output paper tray, verify that the print cartridges are locked into the carriage and have not come loose. Also verify that there are no obstructions under or around the carriage to block it from moving.
Verify that the print carriage can move freely across the width of the all-in-one by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
You may have to reach through the output paper tray to access the print carriage.
Close the print cartridge access door and reconnect the power cord.
Press the On button to turn on the all-in-one.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
*Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
* If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
* If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step two: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet
Verify that the product is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
Remove the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
NOTE:If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step three: Ensure that the control panel faceplate is installed correctly
If the control panel faceplate, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall or carriage jam error condition. If the product has not been set up before, make sure the control panel faceplate is installed correctly by following the instructions below.
If the control panel faceplate is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to re-install the faceplate. Press firmly on the faceplate to ensure proper installation of the faceplate adhesive or pins.
NOTE:If the control panel faceplate is already installed, proceed to the next step.
Attach the front panel covers.
Align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the HP All-in-One.
Figure 1: Aligning the faceplate
Snap the faceplate firmly into place.
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Step one:Clear any paper or carriage path obstructions
Right-click the link below to open a new browser window with specific instructions about how to clear paper jams. When you have completed the instructions for removing a paper jam, return to this point in these instructions to continue resolving a carriage stall. Click here for information on resolving paper jams.
Moving the carriage
With the all-in-one turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to come to move into the access area. Allow it to move to that position if it does.
Without turning off the all-in-one, disconnect the power cord from the back of the all-in-one. The power cord must be disconnected to allow the parts to be moved by hand and to reset the paper feed mechanism.
Looking in through either the print cartridge access door or the output paper tray, verify that the print cartridges are locked into the carriage and have not come loose. Also verify that there are no obstructions under or around the carriage to block it from moving.
Verify that the print carriage can move freely across the width of the all-in-one by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
You may have to reach through the output paper tray to access the print carriage.
Close the print cartridge access door and reconnect the power cord.
Press the On button to turn on the all-in-one.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
*Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
* If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
* If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step two: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet
Verify that the product is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
Remove the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
NOTE:If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step three: Ensure that the control panel faceplate is installed correctly
If the control panel faceplate, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall or carriage jam error condition. If the product has not been set up before, make sure the control panel faceplate is installed correctly by following the instructions below.
If the control panel faceplate is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to re-install the faceplate. Press firmly on the faceplate to ensure proper installation of the faceplate adhesive or pins.
NOTE:If the control panel faceplate is already installed, proceed to the next step.
Attach the front panel covers.
Align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the HP All-in-One.
Figure 1: Aligning the faceplate
Snap the faceplate firmly into place.
Figure 2: Attaching the control panel faceplate
Make sure all the buttons can move freely.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step four: Perform a partial reset
A partial reset will return user settings to factory defaults. On some models, language and country/region settings are also reset. Perform a partial reset of the product by following the instructions below.
With the unit turned on, unplug the power cord from the unit.
NOTE:Do not do a partial reset when the printer is turned off.
Press and hold # and 3 while plugging in the power cord.
When Part.NVM Reset displays, release both buttons. The unit gets reset and comes online.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step five: Remove and re-install the print cartridges
Improper placement or installation of the product's print cartridges can cause the product to indicate a carriage stall error condition. Ensure that the cartridges are installed correctly by following the instructions below.
Turn on the HP Officejet, and open the print-carriage access door.The print carriage will move into the access area.
Figure 3: Opening the print carriage access door
After the carriage stops moving, push down on the top of the print cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out of the slot.
Figure 4: Removing the print cartridge
1 - Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 - Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
NOTE:It is normal to see ink buildup in the print cartridge slots.
Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
Close the print cartridge access door.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step six: Service the printer :- If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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HO officejet J3640 all in one printer


try to unplug the power cable of your printer and DO NOT press the power button just unplug the cable immediately.while the power cable is unplug press the power button for 5 secs.after that insert back the power cable..go to control panel and check if the printer has a green check mark and it syas ready..if the printer doesnt have the check mark or it says offline,right click on the printer and select USE PRINTER ONLINE...try to print again and am sure it will work.....

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