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More details needed to answer this question. If you can print to network devices via WiFi, try a generic HP laserjet driver. This old printer will not support any sort of direct printing.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Jun 17, 2019


HP LASER PRINTER 2300 ERROR 52.X1. A temporary scanner start up error.2. This can also be the shutter tab on the print cartridge. Replace the toner cartridge.3. Replace the scanner ***'y.4. Replace the engine board.Tallon41

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Jan 19, 2018


The laser scanner has failed.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Mar 05, 2016


This error indicates a problem with the laser scanner. This model like the 2200 it replaced, have issues with the scanner motor getting to stiff and not rotating at the correct speed which will throw this error. You can try lubricating the scanner motor, which is a rather detailed item to try and describe and requires a reasonable amount of technical ability. If you are going to attempt it, go do feedroller.com and download the service manual. You will need to disassemble the printer to the point where you can get at the laser scanner. Then you open the laser scanner and you will see a grey round metal cap with a four sided mirror on top. Try to avoid touching the mirrors with bare hands as the need to be super clean to keep image quality at its best. There will likely be a retainer on one side or the other that keeps the grey cap from lifting up. You remove that retainer, lift up the grey cap and then clean the shaft that is underneath. The place a single drop of very light oil, such as sewing machine oil, on the shaft and put the cap back down and replace the retainer. Close the scanner up, reassemble and test. If it still does not work then you will likely need to source a new scanner or a new printer.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Feb 28, 2016


Depends on what part of printing that's slow. Parallel port may be slower than a USB or network connection. If your printer doesn't include a USB port, one may be available to add to it. Same for a network connection. Other things that make laser printers slow is what you are printing. Text typically prints quickly, but images take longer, and large images take even more time. Some software waits to send the first page until the last page is done "processing" before sending anything to the printer. You may be able to change that.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Nov 09, 2015


Try updating the printers firmware.
You can download firmware here http://bit.ly/13kZ7i
If the problem remains, try replacing the driver with a PostScript-driver. That should help you out.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Dec 17, 2014


link: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/swdHome/?sp4ts.oid=238811&spf_p.tpst=swdMain&spf_p.prp_swdMain=wsrp-navigationalState%3DswEnvOID%253D4063%257CswLang%253D%257Caction%253DlistDriver&javax.portlet.begCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&javax.portlet.endCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Jun 14, 2014


Black horizontal lines ( page is held Portrait ) , where print is affected the print image fails to show behind Line effect but shows in between- the drum surface has been damaged ( likely wear and tear) and can no longer maintain an even layer of electrons due to leakage/short solution: replace the toner cartridge which houses the drum.

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Mar 17, 2014


reinstall the correct driver for your operating system to cure this fault

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Jan 17, 2014


try to reinstall the printer drivers

HP LaserJet 2300... • Answered on Nov 20, 2013

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