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I pushed the power button and all I get is 5 buttons flashing (photo menu, print photos, red eye removal, power, and !.

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Apparantly the power cable to the printer was not quite all the way in. Enough contact to get "lights", but not enough pins to work properly.
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Ink system failed. error message Oxc18A0001. Turn power off then on again Have done this but message still reappears


Please perform the below resets

1.

Press & hold the power button > unplug the power cable from the back of the printer while holding the button for 30 seconds > plug the cable back then release the button.


2.A semi-full reset will do the following:
The user settings to the factory defaults, Language and country settings on some models.

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1) Press Red Eye Removal & Print Photos button simultaneously

2)Enter Special Key Combo is displayed on the screen.
Press and release in sequence "Red Eye Removal", "Print Photos", "Red Eye Removal"
Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev XXXXX.

3) Press Right Arrow button untill "Reset Menu" is displayed. Press OK.

4) Press Right arrow untill "Semifull Reset" is displayed.

5) Press OK.

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Hp photosmart C6280 ink system has failed. what do I do?


Please follow the below steps.
STEP 1.
1. Un plug the power chord from the back of the printer.
2. Press and hold the power button of the printer.Wait for 30 seconds.
3. While holding the power button, re-plug the power cable.
4. Turn on the printer, if it is not on.
STEP 2.
Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1) Press Red Eye Removal & Print Photos button simultaneously

2)Enter Special Key Combo is displayed on the screen.
Press and release in sequence "Red Eye Removal", "Print Photos", "Red Eye Removal"
Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev XXXXX.

3) Press Right Arrow button untill "Reset Menu" is displayed. Press OK.

4) Press Right arrow untill "Semifull Reset" is displayed.

5) Press OK.

Apr 28, 2010 | HP Photosmart C6280 Printer

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0xc18a0101


Follow the below steps on the front panel of the All-in-One printer:
A. - Press and Hold the “Print Photos” & “Red Eye Removal” buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say “Enter Special Key Combo”
B. - Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal”
Display says "enter special key combo"
Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal” .

If "support COxxFN0723BR" appears with "uiaux" message, perform the below steps:
2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. (on C8100 use Touch Screen)
3. Press and release the “OK” button.
4. Display should say “Hardware failure status”. If not there already, Arrow Key over to “Hardware failure status.
5. Press and release the “OK” button
6. Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”.
7. Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
8. Press and release the “CANCEL” button as many times as necessary, so that, either the “Welcome to Photosmart Express” screen appears, or, the “Ink System Failure” screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
10. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
11. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message “USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER” followed by “PRESS OK TO CONTINUE”. Press OK.
12. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the “ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS”. Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.
13. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE.

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Here is a link to perform and if it does not work, then move to reset.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01839973&cc=ca&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3194498

RESET

1) Press Red Eye Removal & Print Photos button simultaneously

2)Enter Special Key Combo is displayed on the screen.
Press and release in sequence "Red Eye Removal", "Print Photos", "Red Eye Removal"
Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev XXXXX.

3) Press Right Arrow button untill "Reset Menu" is displayed. Press OK.

4) Press Right arrow untill "Semifull Reset" is displayed.

5) Press OK.

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To resolve false error message, follow the below instructions.

1.Press and Hold the “Print Photos” & “Red Eye Removal” buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say “Enter Special Key Combo”
2.Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal”
3.Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. (on C8100 use Touch Screen)
4.Press and release the “OK” button.
5.Display should say “Support”. Use the Right arrow Key to look for "Reset Menu".
6.Press and release the “OK” button.
7.Press the right arrow key to look for "Partial Reset", press 'OK'
The printer will go off and will power on by itself, else wait for 20 seconds and power on the printer to complete reset

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How do I reboot the printer to factory settings?


>press print photos and red eye removal buttons at the same time it will say enter special key combo
>press red eye removal then print photos then back to red eye removal successively
>then use the blue button to look for reset menu then press ok
>then press the blue button again to look for semi full reset then press ok

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Error number 0xc18a0301 on HP printers Follow the below steps on the front panel of the All-in-One printer:
A. - Press and Hold the “Print Photos” & “Red Eye Removal” buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say “Enter Special Key Combo”
B. - Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal”
Display says "enter special key combo"
Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal” .

If "support COxxFN0723BR" appears with "uiaux" message, perform the below steps:
2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. (on C8100 use Touch Screen)
3. Press and release the “OK” button.
4. Display should say “Hardware failure status”. If not there already, Arrow Key over to “Hardware failure status.
5. Press and release the “OK” button
6. Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”.
7. Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
8. Press and release the “CANCEL” button as many times as necessary, so that, either the “Welcome to Photosmart Express” screen appears, or, the “Ink System Failure” screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
10. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
11. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message “USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER” followed by “PRESS OK TO CONTINUE”. Press OK.
12. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the “ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS”. Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.
13. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE.

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Per HP:
Hold “print photos” button and “red-eye removal” buttons together, release
ø Then press the “red-eye removal” button, release
ø Then press the “print photos” button, release
ø Then press “red-eye removal, release

ø Scroll to “resets menu”, click ok to select
ø Scroll to “Options” semi-full reset, ok

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Follow the below steps on the front panel of the All-in-One printer:
A. - Press and Hold the “Print Photos” & “Red Eye Removal” buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say “Enter Special Key Combo”
B. - Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal” 

display says: "enter special key combo"

C. - Press and release in sequence “Red Eye Removal”, “Print Photos”, “Red Eye Removal” 

display says: "uiaux"
display says: "support COxxFN0723BR"

Perform the below steps:
2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. (on C8100 use Touch Screen)
3. Press and release the “OK” button.
4. Display should say “Hardware failure status”. If not there already, Arrow Key over to “Hardware failure status
5. Press and release the “OK” button
6. Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”. 
7. Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
8. Press and release the “CANCEL” button as many times as necessary, so that, either the “Welcome to Photosmart Express” screen appears, or, the “Ink System Failure” screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.

Make sure that you perform steps from 2-9.

10. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
11. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message “USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER” followed by “PRESS OK TO CONTINUE”. Press OK. 
12. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the “ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS”. Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page. 
13. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. 

Please perform all the above steps from 10 to 13 .

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