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3050 I have a HP Laserjet 3050 and lost my manual...I would like to know how to scan a picture into my computer....I am almost computer illerate...

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The printer shows that a document is inserted and the HP toolbox shows the printer status as having a document inserted..then use the scan button on pc to scan it

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Multifuction hp laserjet 3050 conflict with hp laserjet M1522N

After installing the printer software you need to program scanning software.
Below are the steps to program scanning software:

To program the Scan To button:

Select Start/Programs or All Programs (Windows XP)/HP/HP Laserjet 3050, 3052, 3055, 3390, 3392/Scan
Click the Setup to open the Scan To Setup Wizard.
Select the Change the destinations that show up on the all-in-one control panel when I press the <Scan To> button and then click Next .
Check the Allow me to scan by pressing the Scan To button on the all-in-one check box.
Choose the destination by moving them from the PC window (the left window) to the All-in-one window (the right window).
NOTE: The All-in-one window might contain items set up by other computers that are connected to the all-in-one. You cannot make changes to these items.
Click Update .
To Create a destinations:
Follow steps 1-2 from the above steps.
Select Create a new destination with settings that I will specify and then select Next .
Select the Save it to my computer and then press Next .
Select the scan preferences and then select Next .
Select the scan destination folder and file format type and then select Next .
NOTE: If you wish to use a custom folder for your scan destination, you will need to create the folder prior to this setup wizard in order to browse to it.
Select the quality level you would like the file to be saved as.
Name the new destination on the computer, check the Send this new destination to the all-in-one check box, and enter a name for the display on the all-in-one. Then select Next .
Confirmation allows you to verify your settings. Select Save .
Once the new destination has been saved, the new destination will be configured as one of the Scan To destinations on the printer.

May 15, 2009 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Scanner does not work message Waiting for PC

my hp laserjet 3050 prints but i need the driver to scan a document.

Apr 18, 2009 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Scanned pictures are black and white

if the unit makes color copies correctly, the scanner is working correctly, the application you are scanning to sets the size, resolution, color/b&w, etc. you will need to enter into the application and set it for color.

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Feb 06, 2009 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Scanning problem

Download thr drivers from in the MFP section.

Dec 24, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Solid Line on left Margin after Copy/Scan

When I Copy or Scan with my HP LaserJet 3050, a solid black line appears on the left margin of the page. . Can you suggest any solution to the problem. .

Oct 29, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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Cannot scan


first thing keep u r printer cd ready.Second uninstall your printer from add and remove programs and also disconect the printer from computer.Know re start your pc and install printer drivers with cd dont connect the printer untill it askes to connect. once setup asks u to connect connect the printer cable to your computer.Once the setup is finished then trie scanning from printer to pc. It will work.


Oct 02, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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I purchased a HP LaserJet 3050

The instruction to use scanner in HP Laserjet 3050

Click Start, click All Programs or Programs, and then click HP. Click HP LaserJet
3050/3052/3055/3090 all-in-one, and then click Scan.

Click Setup.

Select Change the destinations that show up on the all-in-one control panel when I press
the Scan To button, and click Next.

Select Allow me to scan by pressing the Scan To button on the all-in-one....
Move the destinations from the PC window to the All-in-one window.

Click Update. See the online User Guide for complete information

Source : Manual for HP Laserjet 3050

Thanks for using Fixya


Sep 11, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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HP3050 scan to pdf can't be opened

agalier is not alone. I have exactly the same issue with my HP LaserJet 3050 and pdf files. Once file is opened on PC than did the scanning and saved with a different name, voila the new file can be accessed without problem by another PC on the network. Bizzare!

Jul 30, 2008 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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HP LASERJET 3050 SCANNER: ERROR (not set up on pc).


If your still looking for a solution, or to those of you who have a similar problem, the following fixed my problem after trying to resolve the issue over the last year!!!!

I also received the "not set up on pc" message and tried re-installing the software numerous times.

Finally resorted to re-installing windows XP (because of this and other software glitches) and re-installed the Laserjet 3050 software again...but could not get the printer to install.

The problem was occuring while the software was asking to "plug in the usb cable", but would not complete the installation. It was not recognizing the device....the solution was to reset the laserjet 3050!!!!

to reset, push the "menu" button, < (left arrow), go to "service", "enter" button, > (right arrow), "Restore Defaults", "enter" button.
This should reset the factory defaults.

After this, I re-installed software, working!!!!!


Dec 14, 2007 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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