Our HP Deskjet 2330 has suddenly developed the "flashing trouble light" syndrome. Have replaced both ink cartridges, cleaned contacts, checked for paper jams...nothing works. Keep getting "printer offline" message. I have deleted and re-installed it, tried another usb cable...I can't determine the issue with it. I'm thinking it can't be too difficult to figure out. Any suggestions? It's becoming a real pain you know where!
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Re: HP Deskjet 2330 problem
click the my computer icon 2)click
properties and then click hardware n go to device manager. 3)uninstall
all usb ports and then scan for hardware changes 4)ur pc will detect your printer and ask for
printer drivers 5)re
load drivers and your pc will communicate with your printer 6)for
reloding install the cd follow the instructions on the screen and click next 7)restart
when the printer is loded.connect the wires and cords properly.
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that's indicate error code with ink cartridge, open upper cover ink cartridge must in the meddle, if so remove power replace the ink and clean encoder strip by wiping clean cloth. check also that ink docking / refilling station not yet full.
All lights blinking,Printer not printing
“All lights blinking and printer not responding” is indicative of serious ink cartridge issue. Usually when this happens the printer fails to goes through the motions of the printing process, kind of stands still with indicator lights just blinking away. This could be as a result of either of these scenarios. i.Ink cartridge has developed incompatibility or is incompatible
The Solution is to try an older/another cartridge (doesn’t matter if ink is finished. You must replace cartridge one at a time). If lights stop blinking it confirms that your cartridge has become incompatible or developed incompatibility. Also if your printer is the type that can work with only one cartridge, remove one after the other (closing back the lid/cover) to determine which in the set (black or color) has become incompatible. At the instance the incompatible one is removed and you close the lid, the blinking will stop (for printers that can print with one ink cartridge only). Just replace the incompatible one and start printing again. In most cases the issue is always with one cartridge. But if both are affected, you have to replace both. Because of this type of problem, always keep used cartridges somewhere safe; they come in handy for this type of troubleshooting. ii.The Cartridge electronic panel is dirty
The electronic panel on the cartridge that makes contact with the cartridge carrier inside the printer is dirty and needs cleaning. This electronic panel is front part of the cartridge with copper “dots”.
The Solution is to try to clean this panel with a piece of folded tissue paper soaked in a bit of methylated spirit. Also try to clean the area in the cartridge carrier/holder that makes contact with the cartridge’s electronic panel (Usually this is more difficult). If you cannot reach it with your fingers, use a stick or something with tissue wrapped around it. Allow to dry well and return the cartridges, close the cover. The blinking should stop if the electronic panel is the issue. Once the blinking stops the printer will print.
The printer primes and cleans the cartridges when the cartridges go to the right side of carriage. Sounds like a cartridge has either leaked or you have used it enough the the ink pool is full, or you have layed the printer on its side or back. From experence, if ink is leaking out of the printer, your probley better off getting anithe printer. I have tried to take the covers off and clean inside print, and it is a messy job.
My HP Deskjet 6940 is not printing. The color (left) low ink light is dark and the black (right) low ink light is flashing. I replaced the black ink cartridge with a new one but the low ink light continues to flash. No tears/rips in the circuit strip and all the copper leads appear to be connected
You say it stopped working mid-print... possible paper jam? Ink cartridge not clicked in all the way? (they should all line up evenly across the tops). In control panel->printers and faxes, right click on Canoni960 and choose properties. In maintenance tab try to do nozzle check and print head alignment. In lower right corner is status monitor, click to see if any useful information in there.