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Power-on "initializing" power-off, repeat same cycle(process)

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At first 18 V DC power supply then indicate "Initializing" on the display window then power off, after 5 sec. indicate "Initializing", power off.....
repeat same process as above.

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Re: Power-on "initializing" power-off, repeat same...

The all-in-one product display always reads "Initializing" This may occur in a low power situation. Follow these steps in order to determine the cause:

  1. Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
  2. Unplug the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
  3. If the all-in-one has an ADF with an external cable plugging into the back of the product:
    1. Turn off the unit.
    2. Unplug the power cable from the wall outlet.
    3. Unplug the ADF cable from the back of the product.
    4. Plug the ADF cable to the back of the product.
    5. Plug in the power cable, and turn on the power.
      • If no change, the problem is not the ADF.
      • If the problem clears, turn off the all-in-one, unplug the power cable, and plug in the ADF.
      • If the error returns, the ADF is defective. Contact HP Customer Care to get the ADF replaced.
  4. Unplug the USB or parallel communication cable from the back of the all-in-one and try to power up the all-in-one. The computer may be grounding out through the communications cable. If this corrects the issue, check the grounding of the computer and outlet. If the above steps did not resolve your issue, contact HP for additional issue verification or the servicing of your product.

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Hi, I am using HP Laserjet 1020. In this printer red light not working. So printer is not working. How can i rectify this problem. When I give print out all document in queue with no error messages...........

If red light not working nothing will happen, printer has to print but in your case we can suspect power supply board or formatter.Step 1:Check printer initializing or not, are you find out any difference while initializing? Step 2:Check whether system recognizing the printer or not. If not replace with another formatter then confirm, even its same replace power supply board..

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Solid orange light and blinking green lights

To check the light Pattern of your printer

Click on Light and Error HP Laser jet 1012 Printer

Check the error details from the above link

Condition of the printer Action/Description Ready

The printer is ready to print. No action is necessary. Processing

The printer is receiving or processing data. Wait for the job to print. Processing...(job name) Ready LED is blinking.

This message is displayed while the printer is processing a current job, but has not begun to pick pages. Processing...(job name) From Tray XX Ready LED is blinking.

This message comes up for any job, once the printer starts to pick paper. Manual Feed or Continuable Error

The printer is attempting to Manual feed, media is not loaded in the paper tray, media loaded is the wrong size or type. Verify that the correct media is loaded.

Press and release the GO button to continue printing. Out of memory

The printer is out of memory. The page you are printing might be too complex for the printers memory capacity. Try lowering the resolution. See Understanding print quality settings for more information. Door open, media out, no print cartridge, or media jam

The printer is in an error state that requires operator intervention or help. Check the following:
  • The print cartridge door is completely closed.
  • Media is loaded.
  • The print cartridge is correctly installed in the printer.
  • There is no media jam.
Printer initialization

A printer initialization is taking place. No action is necessary. Fatal error

All lights are on.
  • Unplug the printer for 30 minutes, and then plug it back in.
  • If the printer still has an error, contact HP Support.
All lights are off.
  • Verify that the printer is turned on.
  • Make sure that there is power.
  • Unplug both ends of the power cord, and plug them back in.
Job Cancel

All the LEDs cycle. Canceling...(job name)

The Job Cancel button was pressed and the job is aborted. Power ON

All the LEDs cycle. Checking Paper Path and Checking Printer

This only occurs at power up. Cleaning mode/Engine test

A cleaning page or engine test page is printing.

All the LEDs cycle. Cleaning Page prints

Wait until the cleaning page is finished printing and the printer is in Ready mode. This could take up to two minutes.

Wait until the engine test page is finished printing and the printer is in Ready mode. Clearing Event Log

All the LEDs cycle.

This will happen automatically during an NVRAM Init and a cold reset. No message will be displayed. No Action is Necessary. Power On


This occurs when the product is powered on and coming out of EDOS. No Action is Necessary.

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I have a printer it is modle is Hp LaserJet p4015n, when i start it give me this error: (49.00FF ERROR To continue turn off then on). when I turn off then on it give me agane this error. thanks for help,...

HP 4015 NVRAM & hardrive initialization

A hard disk initialization will erase and reformat the printer's hard disk. Perform hard disk initialization only if an error code displays on the control panel indicating a disk error. Always try initializing the hard disk before replacing it.

1. Turn the printer on. 
2. As the printer performs its power-on sequence, press and hold the Menu button until all three lights on the control panel are lit. 
3. Press the back arrow . The message INITIALIZE DISK displays on the control panel. 
4. Press OK. The printer initializes the hard disk and continues the power-on sequence.

CAUTION: Initializing NVRAM resets the serial number, the model number, the event log, the page counts, and the EIO card. Use the SERVICE menu to restore the serial number and page counts. You also need to reconfigure any computers that print to this printer to recognize the printer. Initialize NVRAM only when absolutely necessary. In most situations, use a cold reset to return printer to factory defaults but still retain the needed values in the SERVICE menu. 

 NVRAM initialization
Before initializing NVRAM, print a configuration page and a supplies status page to gather the service menu values

1. Turn the printer on and watch the control panel display. 
2. When the display shows the memory count, press and hold the down arrow until all three lights on the control panel are lit
3. Press the up arrow . 
4. Press Menu . The message SKIP DISK LOAD displays on the control panel. 
5. Press the up arrow until NVRAM INIT is highlighted, and then press OK. The printer initializes NVRAM and then continues its power-on sequence.

daca aceasta procedura nu reuseste, atunci va trebui sa inlocuiesti formatter-ul. daca nu exista hard disk

Good luck

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Unable to initialized

"Unable to Init" indicates a mechanical error, unless you're able to find a stuck paper or parts of a stuck paper or similar, you'll have to send the unit to service to have it fixed.

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Printer is not initializing. Has 3.3 and 5 volts, does not have 2

You might try this if you haven't already
If the fans are NOT working, turn off the printer and remove the printer's
Formatter PCA. Disconnect all the printer's paper handling options. Then
turn on the printer and check the fans again.

Hope it helps

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This is probably a power issue. If you have many devices plugged in to one socket, the printer can't get enough power to start up or start the scanner. If you have a power extended cable, remover it and plug in te printer direct in the wallsocket.

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Error 2210

Ink Supply Station failure
The possible cause could be:
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2. One of the out-of-ink sensors (located in the Ink Supply Station)
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Corrective Action: Replace the Ink Supply Station

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