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Will not print Error message

I have had my HP 6280 for less than a year, alot of troule. I used to have to keep reinstalling it. It would just disappear from my "printers" list. Now, that I have finally gotten that resolved, it printed for a while, Now, when I try to print, it says printing for about 10 minutes, then will eventually say error. (sometimes it will say spooling). When I try to cancel documents from the pending print list (because they start to add up after a while, since nothing is printing It says, deleting for a looong time! Printer says nothing, just stays on the welcome screen Nothing prints.

All new HP cartridges. Everything else in the network is working fine. Router has been restarted, every chord has been checked for a secure connection.

Sorry so wordy, just wanted to give enough info so that I can figure out my problem. We need to print!

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  • ghunter2429 Jan 20, 2009

    bandana_gyrl: I don't think it's a network connection because I tried to connect the computer directlty to the printer, and set it up that way. . . got the same messages. I don't know how to reset it (I'm using VIsta).



    Leroyal, thanks, I will try it

  • Sarah McDonald
    Sarah McDonald May 11, 2010

    Hmmmm - well the issue doesn't sound like it is coming from the printer. Could be a network issue but it actually sounds like something is wrong with the print system on your computer. What OS are you using and I can try to suggest a reset?

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Right click on the printer icon and look around for PRINT DIRECTLY TO PRINTER then select it.

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