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The printer wont start

Gets to initializing and tried to power off the device ,,,,didnt help

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The issue is with hardware of the printer.
Scan feature is most expensive and sensitive part of the printer.
I suggest you to contact HP support. If the printer is under warranty you may get a replacement printer or else they may give you a better option.

If not on warranty you may try this workaround:

  1. With unit off, press the 'Cancel' (pink button) and 'Color' (green button).
  2. This will start the printer in a diagnostic mode. Press '1' to run the diagnostics.
  3. Press 'Enter' or other keys as directed by the display prompts. When you don't know what to press, the 'Enter' key usually works. Some of the keys called for (for example 'Plus' and 'Minus') are not on every psc 2210 keyboard. They are mapped to one of the "directional" keys just above the numeric keypad area next to the 'Enter' key. Keep trying keys till one works.
  4. After all the diagnostics, the display will either go blank or display 'Initializing...' . Wait 10-20 seconds to make sure it isn't doing anything else then press the 'On' key.
The printer should start without the scanner error and the grinding/chattering noise.

Leave the printer on because the next power cycle brings the chattering noise back.
But, when it does, the procedure above seems to fix it every time.

PSC 2210 scanner failure HP Enterprise Business Community

Feb 18, 2014 | HP PSC 2210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Memory light flashes

Can i know the model and brand of printer?

In general, You please check your mannual for wat that blink light means and troubleshoot. If you dont have mannual, you can goto the support page of your product in their company website and download mannual or check the troubleshoot options for your problem.

Sep 09, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

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Laptop screen wont boot

If you don't see the initial BIOS screen you could have a problem with one of the following.
  • A bad motherboard
  • Bad memory
  • In some cases a bad Hard drive

Remove the hard drive and memory (both typically removed from panels on the back. Try rebooting. If you get the HP BIOS screen then either the memory or hard drive is bad. Add each back in one at a time and reboot until you find the problem device and replace. I would also power on the computer and use a flash light on the screen. If you see a faint image of what you should normally see then you have a bad inverter. Lastly your motherboard is bad, not a lot you can do to test that.

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Printer wont start error flashes, M @ K colour flashes clear button wont work

Usually the errors are related with the cartridges being empty or having another issue ..or a paper jam is detected..So check it for paper jam ..than check the cartridges..(if you didnt used it in a long time ..they may be dry ..and this model do not support well refilled so need to be changed) ..after checking all that ..try to reset the printer ... Im not sure about the procedure ..but try first to power reset it ..While it is on ...remove the power cable and after a few minutes..insert it back ..than press the power button and keep it pressed for 15 seconds..and see whats going on ..On the net I didnt found a reset procedure ..but it may be available if you consult the support site..

Aug 08, 2011 | Konica Minolta Magicolor 1600W Printer

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Error code 51.23 on HP 3600n printer

Try replacing Laser/Scanner Unit. LSU's ARE replaceble. You just have to remove too many screws.

Jun 02, 2010 | HP LaserJet 3600n Printer

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Initially do a cold restart of the phone...hold Home and Top until the phone shuts down even if you see the slide to power down..keep holding.
I would start by restoring the phone through iTunes to a previous version where things were working. Finally if all fails you will want to wipe the phone and start clean.

Jan 09, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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Car wont start. when key is turned i get weird clicks.

You said you checked your battery, did you check volts and amps? It's possible that your battery is not functioning properly. You may need a new one. Does it start if you try to jumpstart it?

Nov 12, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

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My HP scanner in my all in one wont work

I called HP and they told me that the reset for this is unplugging the power cord from both ends and waiting for a count of 60. At first this worked but each time the power goes out in our home, the next time I turn it ion, it does this and tells me there is a scanner error after trying to initialize. Keeps running back and forth somewhere inside and not clicking in. Unplugging and counting no longer work. One day I fooled with it all day and it finally stopped. Now power went out again and it's happening all over again! Very frustrating. Can anyone help?

Oct 07, 2009 | HP PSC 2210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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System wont boot

Disconnect all devices except keyboard and mouse and master cd or DVD. unplug then hit power button. Plug back in. Hit power and hopefully you get to BIOS. If you do make sure you save the BIOS before you leave to start OS. Keep me informed and I'll keep checking your listing to see if its working or not.

Sep 24, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Printer stopped printing and says its off line!


Im Rizwan from India, i would to tell u to check few things that will resolve this problem


NO 1: Check the Connection and power
1.Check the USB cable and the power line to the printer.
2.unplug and replug the cables at the PC an printer end.

NO 2:Check the printer status in control panel.
1.Click start - >Run.
2.In the run window type "control" (without quotes).control panel will open.
3.In the control panel, look for printers and fax and check the printer icon.
4.If printer icon says Offline, Right click on printer icon and select "use printer online"
5.Try printing, if it didnt print follow step NO 3.

NO 3:Restart the USB Composite Device.
1.Right click on MY computer ->Properties->Hardware->Device manager.
2.You will get Device manager window popping out.
3.Scroll down to "Universal Serial BUS controllers".Click on the (+) sign.
5.Disconnect the USB and reboot the PC.
6.Connect the USB after reboot, you will get popup "Found new hardware".Then the Drivers will be installed Automatically.

Try printing Now, if it didnt work please response.

Thank you

Dec 06, 2008 | HP DeskJet 722c InkJet Printer

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