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Installing a new HPC8180 printer. followed instructions through setting langauge and country etc until screen "Initialization begining". Screen notes "one time ink system initialization beginning. Do not turn printer off or disconnect power during process. Press OK to continue". I have pressed OK, and it has sat doing nothing obvious for the last 50 minutes. Is this normal? What do I do?

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  • ian greig Aug 21, 2008

    The online HP guide has a different sequence for starting up the printer than those that came with the printer: the on line guide worked. Additionally, when running the software disk, it would not complete the install from the normal 'run' command, but did so successfully when the install was sarted from the 'Add Printer' command! It makes no sense to me, but hey, it now all works.

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Plz try by reinstall the software for the printers

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