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HP Photosmart 8050 printer won't load paper.

Everytime I use the printer I get a message that I need to load paper although there is paper in the feeder. I've been told that it can be either dust in the printer or the rollers need to be replaced. I'm willing to take the printer apart, but only if those are the only possiblities. i just want to know if this is a common problem with this printer.

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Re: HP Photosmart 8050 printer won't load paper.

Hello SuperVicky, rollers on the printer do not go that often on the other hand the usage of the printer is a factor ie how much printing you do or age if old. Normally paper roller should allow you print quite a few thousands before wearing out. what i will advise is to look keenly in the printer shuold in case you have any particules in the paper path of the printer or after paper jam it is possible to have a residue left in the printer. all these can be a problem.

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Re: HP Photosmart 8050 printer won't load paper.

Hi there it doesn't sound like a common problem to me it's not worth repairing it because it'll cost you double what it's worth brand new buy another one inkjet printers are cheap sorry but unfortunately that's the only solution. sourcing parts for printers can be very difficult and expensive too

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

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I have an HP 8050 and it says out of paper and it is not out of paper

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We have HP Photosmart 8050. We had a paper jam but was able to clear it. However, it will not print from the computer. We were able stat and color alignment page, so we know paper is getting through and...

There will be something in there, whether it is toner/ink over a sensor, a paperclip/staple, or a tiny scrap of paper.
The trick with this one is patience, methodically strip it down as far as you can, checking as you go for stuck material, and once you have gone as far as you can put it back together nice and slowly, looking for broken connections and loose bits, then try it again.

If there is nothing in there then the printer has something broken and needs looking at by a technician, in this case you should turn to your warrenty.

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Unplug the Printer and Disconnect it from the Power Supply. Then Turn it Back ON, after few minutes say 30 minutes, that would fix the Problem.

If Problem Persists, Check the Machine Once again to make sure that you do not have any Paper Jam.

Refer the Manual to Clear Paper jam, if any. If you do not have the Manual, Revert to me and i would be glad to Offer you the Manual.

In fact, Check Below Link to Clear Paper Jam :-


If there is No Paper and still the Message is there, more likely, the sensor has gone bad and needs replacement.

If under Warranty, get it replaced without any Charge unless Hp would charge you more than half the amount to get this Fixed. Still not a Bad idea to call and have a Quote and if the amount is too high, do not shy of asking for exchange in lieu of this. They could Offer you a Nice Discount as Christmas is already here :)

Note - Also Try to remove the Cartridges and again Re-Seated them Properly.

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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The HP Photosmart 8050 is capable of using wireless when you purchase the HP Wireless Printing Upgrade Kit (Q6236A) 9f0c5cc.jpg

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Try to check inside the printer. the sensor maybe blocked by small paper thats why paper jam error appear.

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