20 Most Recent HP Photosmart C4280 Aio Printer - Page 3 Questions & Answers

Hi there,
To replace the print cartridges
1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is on.
CAUTION: If the HP All-in-One is off when you open the print cartridge door to
access the print cartridges, the HP All-in-One will not release the cartridges for
changing. You might damage the HP All-in-One if the print cartridges are not
docked safely when you try to remove them.

2. Make sure you have letter or A4 unused plain white paper loaded in the input tray.

3. Open the print cartridge door.
The print carriage moves to the far right side of the HP All-in-One.

4. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent, and then lightly press down on a print
cartridge to release it.
If you are replacing the tri-color print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the
slot on the left.
If you are replacing the black or photo print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from
the slot on the right.
1 Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
5. Pull the print cartridge toward you out of its slot.
6. If you are removing the black print cartridge in order to install the photo print cartridge,store the black print cartridge in the print cartridge protector or an airtight plastic container.

7. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only
the black plastic, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab.
1 Copper-colored contacts
2 Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing)
3 Ink nozzles under tape

CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching
these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

8. Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push the upper
part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
Work with print cartridges 69
Maintain the HP All-in-One

9. Close the print cartridge door.
If you installed a new print cartridge, the HP All-in-One prints a print cartridge
alignment page.
10. When prompted, ensure plain white paper is loaded in the input tray, then press the

button next to OK.
NOTE: If you have colored paper loaded in the input tray when you align the print
cartridges, the alignment will fail. Load unused plain white paper into the input
tray, and then try the alignment again.

11. Place the page print side down on the scanner glass and then press the button next
to OK to scan the page.
When the On

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Aug 27, 2011

Go to HP.com and download the software u need

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jul 17, 2011

Hi mail204,

The easiest way to correct this problem is by uninstalling and reinstalling the printer software. Please go here for the complete instruction on how to uninstall the printer software.

Now, for the installation please visit this link.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jul 05, 2011

Below is a direct link to download the drivers for your model printer. You will need to select what operating system you have.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jun 17, 2011

  1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
  2. Press and hold the Cancel and Color Copy buttons simultaneously on the control panel.
  3. While still pressing the buttons, reconnect the power cord to the back of the product.
  4. Continue pressing the buttons until the display goes blank or Reset shows on the control panel display.
  5. If the product automatically turns off, turn it on.
  6. When prompted, select the correct language and country/region, and then press the OK button. Press the OK button again to confirm the selection.
The manual can be found at http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&document=&product=3192753

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Apr 16, 2011

I use HP Premium Photo paper, 4x6 with tab. Also, there is Photo ink cartridges available for this printer.


Also, use the HP Photosmart Essentials program to print the photos.

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

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Thanks, Joe

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HP Photosmart... | Answered on Apr 01, 2011

Should not matter what country you live in, if the cartridges are the same

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Mar 19, 2011

Give this a try. This is an HP wizard.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Mar 10, 2011

Clean off the paper feed rollers with a soft cloth moistened with alcohol. They may have dust on them.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 26, 2011

My C4280 is the same, I am now at the stage of dumping it, And buying a new one ,But not this Shhhhht Make

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 20, 2011

did your printer print correctly? If not...maybe the printer is installed on the wrong printer port, or there is a problem whit his USB interface. There is an option that your computer operating system is buged.
First of all try to install the HP on other PC to see that everything is OK. Then you have to look for software problems on your computer
Good luck.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 18, 2011

How many times have you tried installing the software? If more than 3 times it's always better to for an L3_Uninstall First.
To do a Level 3 uninstall:
1. Insert Disc 2. Go to Computer(Vista, 7), Mt Computer (XP) 3. Right Click on the HP CD, Click Open or Explore 4. Look for Util folder and open it. 5. Look for CCC, open it. 6. Look for Uninstall_L3, Double CLick
Follow the on screen instructions.
The uninstall will prompt you to restart the computer once it's done.
7. When the computer restarts, try reinstalling the software and make sure you do it one by one.
In order for you to do that, On the installer when you get to the agreement page there will be f four links and then a check box initiating that you agree to the rems and conditions of HP. Before checking that box.
Make sure you've chosen what software to be installed first. To do that. On the fourth link. The one that says "Select which software to install." Click on it and the only software that you want to lieave checked is the required driver. If you cannot uncheck HP Updates. That's okay.
Then click back to go back to the previous agreement page. Go with the installation.
8. Go back to My Computer or Computer. 9. Double Click on the HP Software. 10. Install the following Softwares.
  • HP Imaging Device Functions
  • HP Solution Center
  • OCR IRIS Software
Try Scanning again. I hope you follow this and I Hope it Works. :)

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 03, 2011

Cartridges use are HP74, HP74XL BLACK.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 01, 2011

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