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Error code Oxc18a0101 HP all in one photosmart 3210

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To resolve this issue please follow these steps:

Disconnect the USB cable and remove the cartridges from the product.
Disconnect the power cord and wait for 30 seconds.

Reconnect the power and the cartridges.
Proceed to print a calibration page to test the Printer.
Reconnect the USB cable and try to print again.

In case this does not resolve the issue, please proceed to reset the printer by following these steps:

Hold the OK and the Help button at the same time.
While holding them down, plug the power in.
Continue to hold both buttons until the unit shuts off.
After shutting down, release both buttons and power on the printer.

This will resolve the issue you are facing.

I will look forward to your feedback and positive rating.

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

  • tallamerican Nov 21, 2010

    Your information was great and easy to follow, thanks!

  • wind_griffin
    wind_griffin Sep 08, 2012

    I followed your instructions but holding those buttons and then plugging the power in did nothing. The machine powered on as usual and did not shut down.

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Reset the product ->here's how
If this will not work ..then you need to replace the unit. ."Ink system failure" error oxc18ayyyy ,the unit can not be recovered.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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SOURCE: hp photosmart 3210 error oxc18a0206

Hi there
This is only some thing you can try it may work.
Solution 1:

1. Press and hold "left arrow" key
2. Press the "setup" key and release both keys
3. Press and release the "OK" button
4. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. 2. Press and release the “OK” button.
5. Display should say “Hardware failure status”. If not there already, Arrow Key over to “Hardware failure status”,
6. Press and release the “OK” button.
7. Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”.
8. Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
9. 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.
10. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
11. 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
12. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message “USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER” followed by “PRESS OK TO CONTINUE”. Press OK.
13. 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.
14. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. If SELF TEST prints, then printer is ready for use or Software Installation.
15. If the error is still there, or reoccurs the printer is already defective.
Solution 2:

1. Press the On button to turn the printer off.
2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
3. Remove all the ink cartridges.
4. Wait two minutes.
5. Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
6. Press the On button to turn the printer on.
7. Install the ink cartridges when prompted.

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All The Best: Pineworks



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I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Else please chat with HP online technical support.
The chat support is free of cost, where you can chat with HP online technician.

http://ipgweb.cce.hp.com/ipgna/caller/chat.asp?dd=aio&productName=HP+Photosmart+3210+All-in-One&productCategory=421635&SCOID=238445&PSOID=439599&aoid=null&lang=en&cc=us

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