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I pressed the start scan button and all I got was an error message "scanner failure". I don't care about scanning but I can't clear the error message so I can use it as a copier. It does print out on command from the computer.

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This is a "all in one Printer" and when you make a copy of anything it uses the same scanner bulb to feed the copy process. The scanning tube is expensive, get a quote before you ask them to come out to fix it. If all you are doing is printing without copy or scan functions then buy yourself the nice HP Laser and forget the complex all in one.

If you need to replace the bulb let me tell you a secret. Anytime the lid is open, even if its just a book that you forgot on the scanner bed.... that light is on till you take it out... this is the cause for many lamp failures.

I hope this helps

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Hello,

I will advice you reset the printer, follow the steps below to reset the printer,

1. Without turning the unit off, unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
2. Press and hold # and 6 keys.
3. While holding those keys plug the power cord back in.
4. Wait until the screen goes blank before you release those keys.
5. Follow on printer screen instructions.

If that did not fix the problem, try this,

  1. Unplug the power cable from printer while the printer is powered on.
  2. Press and hold OK and HELP buttons while plugging in the power cord. Wait for the screen to go black or blank before releasing the keys.
  3. Just turn on the printer and configure your printer new.
The problem should be fix with this.

Take care.

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