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Won't print, ink light and arrow light are flashing.

When I trouble shoot it said the device not connected, check if device is powered and properly connected to computer. The lights are flashing and it is connected to the usb port. I tried another usb port it didn't help. I downloaded a new driver that didn't help. It worked fine for over a year then two dalys ago it quit. I would appreciate an answer for this problem if anybody knows. HP said it sounds like a software problem.

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    Similarly, my 4260's ink light (left) and arrow light are blinking, and does not print. My ink cartriage is full though. Good printer with nice speed, no problem for a year, but now it's on strike..

  • bfdigi Apr 02, 2009

    When I tried to change the ink catridges, the lights all started flashing, and now the computer will not recognize the printer at all. It's a somewhat large-ish paper weight at the moment.

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By chance I removed the color cartridge, then the printer begin to work again, hope it may help

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