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Scanner won't work, printer and fax work

When trying to scan or copy get message Scanner fail turn of power and try again

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This seems to be a major problem with this ALL-in-One unit.
You need to check ALL the details at the HP website and follow instructions very carefully.
See here for your situation and the "Scanner failure". One major problem is that the unit requires the proper voltage which you may not get if you use a power strip. Do NOT use a power strip. Go straight into the wall socket and eliminate that problem first.

Resolve all hardware issues first before trying to just reinstall the software.

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Reinstall the print management software. May need to remove the printer, and re add under control panel. Got backup?

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Printer will not scan


he HP All-in-One product displays one of the following error messages on the control panel when scanning or copying:
  • Scanner failure, power off and on
  • Scanner System Failure
  • Scanner failed, cannot make copies or fax
  • Scanner failure. Unable to scan, copy, or send a fax
  • Scanner failure, cycle power
Additionally, the scanner bulb might not turn on during scanning.ry the following solutions in the order presented to resolve the issue. When one of the solutions resolves the issue, there is no need to continue troubleshooting.Solution one: Check the scanner lightFollow these steps to check the scanner light by making a color copy of any document.
  1. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  2. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  3. Make a color copy.
  4. When the product starts to scan the document to copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light turns on. It is not necessary to lift the lid completely CAUTION:Do not look directly at the scanner light.The scanner light should be visible under the scanner glass to the right or left.Figure 1: Scanner light visible underneath the glass
    1 - Area where scanner light is visible2 - Scanner glass
    • If the scanner light does not turn on when the scanner mechanism moves across the scanner bed, continue to the solution to reset the product.
    • If the scanner light turns on , continue with the next solution.
    Solution two: Check the power connectionFollow these steps to troubleshoot the power connection.
    1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.
    2. Unplug the product power cord from any surge protector, extension cord, or power strip, and then connect the power cord directly to a wall outlet.
    3. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    4. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
    5. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
    6. Try again to make a color copy.
      • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.note.pngNOTE:If the product works properly when plugged directly into a wall outlet rather than a power strip or surge suppressor, the power strip or surge suppressor might not allow enough voltage for the product to work properly.
      • If the issue persists , continue with these steps.
    7. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet, and then reconnect the power cord to a different wall outlet.
    8. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    9. Try again to make a color copy.
    • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.
    • If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
    Solution three: Reset the productFollow these steps to reset the product.
    1. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn off the product.note.pngNOTE:The product might not turn off after pressing the Power button. Continue to the next step regardless.
    2. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    3. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
    4. Wait 30 seconds.
    5. Replug the power cord into the electrical outlet.
    6. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
    7. Press the Power button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
    8. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
    9. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
    10. Try again to make a color copy.

Dec 11, 2011 | HEWLETT-PACKARD Officejet 4500 All-in-One...

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My HP Photosmart C5240 will print from computer but will not scan or make copies.


Is there any error message displayed on the control panel of the printer just like one of the following:
Scanner failure, power off and on
Scanner System Failure
Scanner failed, cannot make copies or fax
Scanner failure. Unable to scan, copy, or send a fax
Scanner failure, cycle power

You may want to try following these steps:
1. Check if the scanner light does turn on when you initiated the scanning process, if not you need to reset the product.
2. Try using your other electrical outlet because your AVR or Surge Extension may not be providing enough voltage for the printer.
3. Try using dirty cycle, meaning you need to directly cut the power of your printer by pulling of the power cord from the rear side of your printer and wait for about 30 seconds before inserting again and turn it on.

If all these steps do not improve your printer functionality, you may want to call the HP online help and ask for replacement.

Job Espinosa

Feb 15, 2011 | HP Photosmart C5280 Printer

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After printer is on for a few minutes, getting error message-scanner failure turn printer off then on again. I am able to print before the error message appears, however, unable to copy or fax. Thank...


Hi,

Solution one: Check the scanner light
  1. Follow these steps to check the scanner light by making a color copy of any document.
  2. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  3. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  4. Make a color copy.
  5. When the product starts to scan the document to copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light turns on. It is not necessary to lift the lid completely.
The scanner light should be visible under the scanner glass to the right or left.

Solution two: Check the power connection
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the power connection.

  1. Press the Power button to turn off the product.
  2. Unplug the product power cord from any surge protector, extension cord, or power strip, and then connect the power cord directly to a wall outlet.
  3. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
  4. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  5. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  6. Try again to make a color copy.
  7. Press the Power button to turn off the product, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet, and then reconnect the power cord to a different wall outlet.
  8. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
Try again to make a color copy.If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.If the issue persists we have to reset the printer. Doing reset in the beginning stage is not recommended. Reply me back and i will provide the reset step instruction.

Regards
Riztech

Nov 26, 2010 | HP OfficeJet D135 All-In-One InkJet...

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Try to copy and get scanner failure motice


scanner failure is a hardawre problem. try to copy again and check if the scanner light is on. once the scanner light is not working then try to return your printer in the store that you have purchased it.

Oct 20, 2009 | HP Officejet 5610 All-In-One InkJet...

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Fax problem


first try to make a copy and check if you get the same error message..
if you get the same error message..try these steps..
1)connect the printer directly to the wall outlet..and try to make a copy..if you get the same error message..then go the next step
2)unplug the power chord from the back of the printer..press and hold OK and CANCEL buttons together..
3)while pressing these two buttons plug in the power chord to the back of the printer..after you plug in the power chord do not release the buttons untill the screen goes blank..
4)once the screen is blank release the buttons and turn ON the printer..
5)wait for the printer to complete the initialization..
6)then try to make a copy and check if it is copying successfully..
if not machine should be replaced because scanner bulb is not getting enough power or scanner bulb is gone bad..
please try these steps and let me if the solution has worked

Mar 11, 2009 | HP OfficeJet 7410 All-In-One InkJet...

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Scanner Failure, 'Power off and on' message - therefore, fax will not work


Scanner failure will not let you to make copies nad scan but you will be able to print from computer and receive fax.

Even then try the steps mentioned bellow:

Remove both the ink cartridges from the All-In-One.
Unplug the power cord from the All-In-One as well as the power outlet.
Now move the carriage (carriage is the one which holds the cartridge) Too and Fro till you feel the carriage is moving smoothly.
Then insert the cartridges close the access door.
Plug the power cord directly to a wall outlet without surg protector (If possible connect it to a different power outlet)
Before connecting the power cord to the All-In-One press and hold the # and no 6 button and then insert the power cord, do not release the keys
until you see a message a reset (if the screen goes blank then release the keys and turn the power on)
Now try printing Printing from computer,
If you are able to print from computer you should be able to receive faxes.
Try printing a test fax.

Press Menu/Setup> Then press the right arrow key to locate Tools> Then Press Ok> Again press the right arrow key to locate Run Fax Test> And press OK

Check to see if it prints a Fax test

Good Luck

Aug 29, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 7110 All-In-One Thermal...

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Scanner FailureTurn power off then on again Message Window pops up continuously


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Pleae let me know the result after performing the steps.

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Office Jet K60xi Scanner Failure


Try HP's web site suggestions first.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01077492&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=61736

If your sacnner still fails to function, uninstall everything for the Officejet through add/remove in control panel. (Power off printer before uninstalling).
Go to Hp's web site. http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/welcome.html#Support
Step 1. Click, Download drivers and software (and firmware).
Go to step 2. For product, type in Officejet k60xi .
Power on your printer. (Wait for printer to fully power on).
Click, Start Detection>> button.
Allow HP to scan your system & install the latest software.
Follow the on scren instructions. (When finished, restart your PC). Test your scanner by scanning something.
If your scanner still fails to scan, you may be missing basic HP files loaceted in windows system & windows system32 folders.
(These missing files were not installed during your install of windows). Not your fault.

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Scanner Failure: HP Officejet 6210


After hours of trying things.I found this and it worked. The scanner button doesn't work, but at least I can scan.


?id=microsoft.windows.resources.expandarrow To scan a picture using Windows Photo Gallery

    Before you begin, make sure that you've installed your scanner on the computer and that the scanner is turned on.
  1. ?id=microsoft.windows.resources.shellexecutetopiciconClick to open Windows Photo Gallery.
  2. Click File, and then click Import from Camera or Scanner.
  3. In the Import Pictures and Videos window, click the scanner that you want to use, and then click Import.

Jan 27, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 6210 All-In-One InkJet...

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Errors


Hi Jean, The issue can occure only when the HP printer is not gettting enough power supply or the scanner bulb is not getting heated up properly.. You can isolate the issue by directly connecting the printer to wall jack and powerup the printer and try to make a copy so that we can check the copy function as the copy,scannig and FAX use the same scanner bulb to performe all functions.. If the copy does'nt work try to lift the scanner lid and check if the scanner bulb is lit and the scanner machinasium is moving fine or not .. lift the lid and press scan button to check the functionality. If the printer is connected to a surge protector or power strip this will some time fail to provide the required power supply to the printer so connect it to wall outlet and check with the issue.. There is also a FIRMWARE UPDATE RELEASED BY HP to fix the some of the scanner failure and receving faxes issue with HP 6110 All-in-one Here is the weblink to download and install the firmware update just click on the link to open the download page and then click on download and select save to save the patch to computer and run it to install the update make sure that the printer is connected and turn on while installing the patch The link to download: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=oj-14700-3&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=79477&os=228&lang=en Hope this will fix the issue.. If the issue is with the scanner failure message try the instruction in the below weblink: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00787271&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=79477&dlc=en&lang=en Wish you success Jean Regards, Barret

Sep 24, 2007 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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