Question about HP Office Equipment & Supplies
SOURCE: Flashing red light on display
1st step - print a self test report Press and hold the OK button. Then press the left arrow key one time. Release the OK button. The test page prints OR Press the OK and Help keys simultaneously. The test page prints print the test pages 4 time minimum 2nd step - reset the printer If the printer is not off, press the Power button to turn it off. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer. Unplug the universal serial bus (USB) cable from the back of the printer, if connected. Wait 30 seconds, then plug the power cord back into the printer. Plug the power cord back into the wall outlet. Press the Power button to turn the printer on. Ensure that the memory card has been removed from the memory card slot. Make sure plain paper is loaded in the In Tray. Hold down the OK button and press the Right arrow button four times. If the test page prints, re-connect the USB cable to the printer. OR IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO DO SO THEN start - printers & faxes - click on the printer icon highlighted with a correct symbol ( ensure the proper printer is highlighted )- right click on the icon - properties - print test page option at the bottom of the properties screen. 3rd step - if the USB is connected to a USB Hub then disconnect it from the HUB and connect it directly to the wall socket.Make sure the USB cord is of the proper measurement as mentioned for the printer in the User Manual. 4th step - visit www.hp.com left side of the screen you shall see an option SOFTWARE & DRIVERS DOWNLOAD click on that in the next screen a tab comes up mentioning FOR PRODUCT enter PHOTOSMART D 5160 and hit enter / click on the arrow beside it choose the OS under DRIVER YOU HAVE OPTIONS LIKE - » HP Basic Driver (recommended) » HP Full Software and Driver (before downloading it uninstall the s/w & then download it )-DO THIS ONLY IF THE 1ST OPTION DOES NOT MAKE THE PRINTER FUNCTION FINE STILL ERROR PERSISTS : - replace if under warranty/service the printer in the service centre
Posted on Sep 24, 2007
SOURCE: HP PSC 1315 Scanning problems
If you're using windows try using window's built in scanning camera wizard (this worked perfectly for my psc 1315). Go to Start -> settings -> control panel -> Scanners and Cameras
Posted on Nov 30, 2007
SOURCE: HP Officejet 5610 Fax Failure
You can try resetting the printer.
Step 1. Unplug the power cord at the back of the printer while the printer is still on
Step 2. Press and hold the # and 6 button on the printer while the power cord is disconnected. And keep holdig the two buttons until you plug in the power back again.
Note : do not release the # and 6 when you plug the power cord back in. keep holding the two buttons until the printer would turn on then turn off or the printer would say anything about "reset"
Step 3. Try sending a fax after the successful reset of the printer
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
SOURCE: hp officejet 5600 wont turn on
I cannot solve that, but when my printer does that, i turn off the computor and printer then redo the cording, unplug and plug it back and usualy it is enough. Sometime the cartridge in not well inserted, or there is a paper jam.
I have a similar problem except that now my printer do not even have the question mark. It is like it is totaly out of power
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
This issue is common with every HP scanning software used with Windows OS which have a firewall running.
If you would try the following:
- check the task bar if HP digital imaging monitor is up and running
- if not, go to C:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin and double click the file HPQTRA08.EXE
- now the monitor should run
- if not, pls reinstall the software (*)
- if yes, pls try to open HP solution center
- if solution center starts, pls try to scan or to fax
- if successful, no other steps are required
- if faxing is not successful, check in the printer folder, if you find a HP <device name> series fax entry
- if you cannot find it, unplug the printer and delete the entries in both the printer folder and scanner folder
- also run the software CD and start the uninstall_l1.bat and uninstall_l2.bat in the util\CCC on the CD (if 64 bit OS, the run the 64 bit versions)
- restart the PC with the loaded CD
- replug the printer and let it be reinstalled
(*) For a clean reinstall it is recommended to contact HP support. They know the best way to leave a clean system on the PC.
Hope it helps.
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
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A flashing exclamation mark is typically associated with a sever cartridge error (i.e. "refer to documentation" / "incompatible cartridges", "print
cartridge(s) problem" etc.) typically indicates the internal micro-electronics
of the HP #901 / 901XL cartridge are damaged. Have you tried replacing the ink cartridge with a new HP genuine cartridge to confirm?
NOTE: The cartridge's electrical wire
runs at rear and lower side of the ink cartridge are very delicate and are somewhat
susceptible to ink attack over time, which can lead to premature failures. In
addition, the older the cartridge the higher the chance of an internal
electrical failure. I suggest you first run a 'Tap 41' diagnostic test to
check cartridges electrical health (this is a forced test); you may also bypass
the error (temporarily) on all models which use HP 901 cartridges. Refer to
Inkjet411 youtube videos below:
HP Officejet J4500 J4600 4500 Printer
Error Messages -HP 901 & 901XL Cartridges
HP 901 & 901XL Ink Cartridge Alerts -
Low Ink Warnings:
HP Officejet J4500 J4600 4500 Printers
Tap 41 Diagnostics - HP 901 Incompatible Print Cartridges: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6uATgXxQlE
HP Officejet J4500
J4600 4500 Cartridge Error Bypass - HP 901 Cartridge Errors: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4-m_RLdRE4
HP 901 Ink Refilling & Cartridge Care Tips - Everything you need to know: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTtNj6rN4g4
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