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HP7210 all-in-one scanner problem

The scanner was working fine, but now it only gets as far as saying "warming up" with the power light flashing and then freezes. The lamp comes on but doesn't move. The only way out is to turn the printer off and wait for it to shut down. Printer still working fine I've tried: Changing usb vcable and port, reinstalling software, restarting computer and printer, restoring factory defaults and various diagnostic software. Still no luck. I've also noticed that recently the backlight for the main LCD isn't coming on. Any thoughts are welcome, Thank You, M.B

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  • oddjazz May 02, 2009

    I'm having the problem where the the 7210 will print from the computer, but the fax and copier will not work. It gets stuck in the "warming up" mode and will stop only if turned off.  I tried the power restart with # and 6 as suggested, but no luck. The screen said it was initializing, but the problem did not go away.
    Any help is appreciated,



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Please follow the follwoing steps, 

1) unplug the power cord at the both ends from the printer and wall outlet. connect to wall out let directly dont connect to 
2)Press and hold # and 6 while reconnecting the power cord to the product hold for 1 min after plugging the power cord, and 
then release both buttons, if your printer goes off then turn ON the printer and it will reset itself and will print a allignment sheet, this should resolve the issue.

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Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

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