Top 20 HP Photosmart C4280 Aio Printer Questions & Answers

1. hope you have not touched the contacts or head those protected by pink tape.
2. or the ink is dried up
Replacing Cartridge HP Photosmart C4280 All in One Printer

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How big is the piece? Are there any things missing off the printer near the card reader slot?

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Follow these steps to reset the language and region on the product.
  1. On the product control panel, touch Setup. The Setup menu displays.
  2. Preferences . The Preferences menu displays.
  3. From the Preferences menu, touch Set Country/Region . The Set Country/Region menu displays.
  4. From the Set Country/Region menu, touch and then slide your finger up or down on the display to scroll through the list of countries, and then touch the desired country/region. The Preferences menu displays again.
  5. From the Preferences menu, touch Set Language . The Set Language menu displays.
  6. From the Set Language menu, touch and then slide your finger up or down on the display to scroll through the list of languages, and then touch the desired language. The home screen displays in the new language.
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Unplug the USB cable to the printer. Uninstall the HP printer software. Reboot. Reinstall the HP printer software and WAIT until the installation program tells you to plug in the USB cable.

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This printer photosmart c4280 do not have print head fixed in printer, The print heads are in cartridges, replace with original ones.

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not connect with wireless try to re-install driver

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You are listed in the wrong section of Fixya. This section is for Car and Truck Experts. Relist in a section which more closely matches your product.

I can tell you that using the makers Website can lead to finding the Owners Manuals online or result in finding a Phone# for help.

I hope my info is useful.

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Have you tried replacing your bulb? Hope this helps.

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Not directly. The C4280 doesn't connect to a phone. You can scan a document on it, then fax it from the computer if the computer is connected to the phone system.

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salam,dear, firstly check that whether the usb ports are disabled or not! if disable, then enable them.check for the drivers for usb.check this online can check this

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Hi andmary,
While using the HP Photosmart C4180, the printer may display error messages. These messages alert you, as the printer's user, to any problems affecting the printer's performance. The printer can display the message "Carriage Blocked" on the printer's display screen, stopping any current print jobs and preventing you from printing anything until you resolve the problem. The error message can be caused by an actual obstruction, such as a stuck piece of paper, keeping the cartridge carriage from moving freely inside the printer. Sometimes the error is a result of a software error.

1. Turn off the printer, wait 15 seconds, then turn it back on. Press the "Setup" button on the control panel, then use the arrows to highlight "Print Report" and press the "Ok" button to print a self-test page.
2. Remove all the loose paper from the printer's input tray. Turn off the printer and open the back door by depressing the tab on the left side.
3. Pull out any stuck paper, being sure to turn the rollers to check for small pieces of paper. Close the back door and open the printer's front door.
4. Remove any stuck paper from the printer. Move the cartridge carriage from the left to the right side of the machine, removing anything that stops the carriage's movement.
5. Push down on each cartridge, then pull each one out of its slot. Replace the cartridges in their slots, then push forward on them until they each click into place.
6. Plug the printer back in and turn it on, then unplug the printer's power cord from the back of the machine and the electrical outlet. After at least 15 seconds, plug the power cord back in and turn the printer back on. If the problem persists, take the printer to a repair shop.

Hope this helps.
Thank you for using Fixya!

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check to make sure your not out of colored ink ! the ink cartridge in printer may need replaced. good-day ! if thats not the case, just reinstall printer to computer.

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I believe you have already checked the color cartridge.
I guess you have set the option to print only in Black.
You help you correct the problem, we'll need to know your OS.
In XP, you can right-click your printer in 'Printers and Faxes'. Select 'Properties from menu. In printer properties, select 'Printing Defaults'. Check for printing in Colour/black options and correct the issue.
Good luck! and let me know if you need further help.

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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.
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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

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u can cet all drivers nessesary 4 that printer on this site

just select the op system and follow instructions

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You may be able to fix it if you open it up and resolder the usb pin contacts to the electronic board. Sometimes they get loose and start wiggling around from to much plgging in and out. It might be a lengthy process as you will need to take the printer apart to do it. If the usb pins inside the usb connector are damaged you can buy new ones off of ebay and solder that to the printer.


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

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