I relocated my printer + computer and now printer wont print.
I decided to uninstall the printer cd that came with it...., and then reinstall it...but I think I have the wrong Cd. Can I download something that will allow my computer to recognize the printer...which is HP6110xi ofice jet all in one
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run hp print diagnostic utility
instructions on how to run it are included in that link.
if it does not fix your problem I strongly suggest you uninstall the hp printer software from your computer and reinstall it.if you still have the cd installer,insert it in the cd drive and select uninstall.if you do not have the disk uninstall it using add/remove (win xp) features or programs and features (for vista or win 7).make sure to uninstall all hp programs associated with your officejet 6210 (driver series,hp customer participation program,imaging device functions,shop for hp supplies,hp yahoo toolbar,hp image zone.hp memories disc,hp update,hp smart web printing,hp photosmart essentials).
NOTE:uninstall programs enumerated above only when you have that printer installed on your pc because uninstalling them may affect the functionalities of other printers installed on your computer.
handle is invalid error is caused by a dll file that got corrupted.
after the uninstall,restart pc.
then reinstall using the same cd or better yet download the latest version of software.
here's the link for that.
Disconnect the power cord from back of printer Disconnect the USB cable from PC Turn off your PC Disconnect the power cord from wall outlet wait for 10 minutes Reconnect the PC Power cables Power on the PC When you see the PC desktop Re-connect the Power cable to printer Re-connect the USB cable of Printer to PC
Many issues are caused when the HP Photosmart is connected to computer using a USB cable before the HP Photosmart software is installed on the computer. IF you connected the HP Photo smart to your computer before the software installation screen prompts you to do so, you must follow these steps.
Troubleshooting common setup issues :
1) Discoonect the USB cable from the computer.
2) Uninstall the software (if you have already installed it.)
3) Restart you computer.
4) Turn off the HP Photosmartm wait one minute then turn it on.
5) Reinstall the HP Photosmart software.
If your installation is incomplete, or if you connected the USB cable to the computer before prompted by the software installation screen, you might need to uninstall and reinstall the software. Do not simply delete the Hp Photosmart application files from your computer. Make sure to remove them properly using the uninstall utility provided when you installed the software that came with the HP Photosmart.
To uninstall from a Window computer and then reinstall
1) On the Windows taskbar, click Start, Settings, Control Panel (or just Control Panel).
2) Double-click Add/Remove Programs (or click Uninstall a program).
3) Select HP Photosmart Driver Software, and then click Change/ Remove.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
4) Disconnect the HP Photosmart from your computer.
5) Restart your computer.
Note : It is important to that you disconnect the HP Photosmart before restaring your computer. Do not connect the HP Photosmart to your computer untill after you have reinstalled the software.
6) Insert the HP Photosmart CD-ROM into your computer's CD-ROM drive and then start the Setup program,
7) Follow the onscreen instructions and the instructions provided in the Setup Guide that came with the HP Photosmart.
Be sure that the HP printer is your default printer on your computer. If you encounter same issue, you may try to uninstall and reinstall the printer driver. Use the driver CD of your printer for you to do this step.
uninstall the old driver of the printer and reinstall it again and check out.
click the my computer icon 2)click
properties and then click hardware n go to device manager. 3)uninstall
all usb ports and then scan for hardware changes 4)ur pc will detect your printer and ask for
printer drivers 5)re
load drivers and your pc will communicate with your printer 6)for
reloding install the cd follow the instructions on the screen and click next 7)restart
when the printer is loded.connect the wires and cords properly.