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Blinking light i am trying to set up my deskjet 5550 on my new laptop toshiba vista. i try to print something from notepad (or anywhere else i try) and i get a orange flashing light on the printer. can you help me to diaganose.

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Hello,

You can try the following steps:

The Two-Sided Printing Accessory is installed incorrectly, not at all, or the back access door is unlocked or open.

Solution

  1. Turn the knob on the rear access door of the printer counter-clockwise, and then remove the door.
  2. Insert the accessory into the back of the printer.
  3. If the lights remain on, remove the Two-Sided Printing Accessory by pressing in the buttons on the ends of the unit.
  4. Reinstall the Two-Sided Printing Accessory by pushing the unit back into the printer without pressing the buttons, until it snaps firmly into place.
If you need further assistance, you will find a link that explains all the lights on the printer here.

Also, Vista doesn't have any full feature drivers available yet, other than the default drivers supplied with Vista. For more information click here for some workarounds.

Hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

Thanks

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

  • S C Sep 03, 2008

    Hello again,



    I need to make a correction on that link for an explanation of the lights on your product. You can find that information here instead. I apologize for the mistake.



    Thanks



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