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I have been running an 'all in one' HP Laserjet printer for several years driven by my Pro Mac 1.1 using system 10 Leopard. Suddenly its FAX system stopped working showing message 'scan not working' followed by the familiar 'Power on Power off'. I tried this several times but the cancel lamp just kept flashing Finally '79 Error' message displayed but I have no way of understanding its meaning. During the power switching trials the printer made an unusual clicking noise fo a couple of minutes which simply stopped. If you can judge the status of the machine I will be truly grateful and follow any recommendations that you can give me. Kind regards, Gerry Griffin e-mail:- gerrygriff@@btinternet.com

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  • gerrygriff Jul 02, 2009

    Dear Ekse,


    Thanks for your opinion on Error 79. I clicked on the link you gave me but my Safari browser warned of Malware detected and strongly advised not to access.


    I can tell you that my printer is a Laserjet 3330 so perhaps you can tell me how serious the mechanical fault might be. Can I buy spare parts for a 3330 laserjet ?





    Kind regards,


    Gerry Griffin

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Depends which HP laser you have there but:

HP LASER PRINTER ERROR CODE 79 - CRITICAL HARDWARE ERROR HAS OCCURRED.
You can go over this page and see if your model is listed : http://www.advancedlaser.net/errorcode/error_79.htm

Your machine will very likely require repairs to get it to work again properly.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

  • Ekse Jul 02, 2009

    There must be something wrong with your computer since that page only contains a few pictures and text. that is ridiculous that I would give you a harmful link.

    here's what it says on 33xx

    HP LASER PRINTER 3300,
    3380


    1. Disconnect the power
    cable from the product, wait at least 30 seconds, then reconnect the
    power cable and wait for the product to initialize


    2.
    if the error persists, upgrade the firmware.

    You can get the firmware from
    http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/Tec...



    note that the firmware update needs a windows computer, you may have to get a friend to help you or if you have a windows computer in the house use it.


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Hp color laserjet 2550l need driver for my mac


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The latest HP printer driver for devices listed below are built into Mac OS X 10.6. You do not need to download or reinstall any HP software for full printing functionality.
HP LaserJet print drivers are included in Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard DVD and also available via Apple Software Updates.

Please Visit official HP Printer website Below Link URL:
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Snow Leopard - HP LaserJet printer setup instructions
  1. Upgrade install from Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5:
If updating a Mac using the Snow Leopard DVD, the install process should automatically detect your previous HP printer queue, delete, and then create a new HP printer queue using the latest HP printer drivers included in Snow Leopard.
USB printers:
  1. Make sure printer is turnedOnand connected.
  2. Open a document to print, and then choose File , Print .
  3. Open the Printer pop-up and choose your printer.
  4. If you don't see your printer, choose Add Printer , and then selectMore Printersbutton.
  5. In the Name column, select the printer, then clickAdd.
Network printers:
You can connect to HP printers on your local network that use Bonjour, IP, and Open Directory, as well as shared printers connected to an Apple Airport base station.
NOTE:Apple does NOT support AppleTalk in new Mac OS X 10.6.
  1. Choose File , Print .
  2. Open the Printer pop-up menu and choose your printer. It may be in the Nearby Printers submenu.
  3. If your printer does not appear, choose Add Printer from the Printer pop-up menu.
  4. A dialog appears listing any Bonjour, IP, shared, and Open Directory printers on your local network. It may take a minute or two for your printer to appear.
NOTE:On larger networks, outside the Bonjour link-local network, your printer may not show up in the list. You can connect to the printer using IP. An IP printer is a network printer that uses TCP/IP protocol (such as JetDirect, LPD/LPR, IPP) to communicate with your printer. You need to know the IP address or DNS name.
  1. Click IP in the toolbar.
  2. Select HP Jetdirect - Socket in the Protocol pull down menu.
  3. Enter the printer's information available from printers front panel or printers network configuration page.
  4. The system should automatically bind to the HP print driver in thePrint Usingpull down menu.
  5. ClickAddto create the HP printer queue for your HP LaserJet.
Your computer can usually detect whether a printer has special accessories installed, such as additional paper trays, duplex unit, or extra memory. If it can't, a dialog appears that lets you specify them. Make sure the settings in that dialog accurately reflect your printer's installed options to enable full functionality.
  1. Clean install of Snow Leopard or setting up a new Macintosh with Snow Leopard already installed:
If configuring a new Mac running Snow Leopard or if performing a new or clean install of Snow Leopard:
For USB connected printers, the install process should automatically create a new HP LaserJet printer queue using the latest HP printer drivers included in Snow Leopard.
For network connected printers, follow steps below.
USB printers:
  1. Make sure that printer is turnedOnand connected.
  2. Open a document to print, and then choose File , Print .
  3. Open the Printer pop-up and choose your printer.
  4. If you don't see your printer, choose Add Printer , and then selectMore Printersbutton.
  5. In the Name column, select the printer, then clickAdd.

Network printers:
You can connect to HP printers on your local network that use Bonjour, IP, and Open Directory, as well as shared printers connected to an Apple Airport base station.
NOTE:Apple does NOT support AppleTalk in new Mac OS X 10.6.
  1. Choose File , Print .
  2. Open the Printer pop-up menu and choose your printer. It may be in the Nearby Printers submenu.
  3. If your printer does not appear, choose Add Printer from the Printer pop-up menu.
  4. A dialog appears listing any Bonjour, IP, shared, and Open Directory printers on your local network. It may take a minute or two for your printer to appear.
NOTE:On larger networks, outside the Bonjour link-local network, your printer may not show up in the list. You can connect to the printer using IP. An IP printer is a network printer that uses TCP/IP protocol (such as JetDirect, LPD/LPR, IPP) to communicate with your printer. You need to know the IP address or DNS name.
  1. Click IP in the toolbar.
  2. Select HP Jetdirect - Socket in the Protocol pull down menu.
  3. Enter the printer's information available from printers front panel or printers network configuration page.
  4. The system should automatically bind to the HP print driver in thePrint Usingpull down menu.
  5. ClickAddto create the HP printer queue for your HP LaserJet.

Or

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