20 Most Recent HP Photosmart 3210 All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers

Try this link it will help a lot. If this won't resolve your issue contact us at HP support and will help you with your problem.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jan 26, 2018

Remove the magenta cartridge, and try cleaning the head with alcohol, maybe with a small paint brush or an acid brush. It sounds like ink has dried and plugged up that head.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jun 04, 2017

Archie, have battery charging system checked at a small electronics shop to verify it is working, if found to be OK the new battery is probably faulty.
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HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jun 17, 2016

Hi Minnie,

This could be because of residue on the Printhead electrical contacts

Try the steps below and it should help.

Turn off the Printer.

1. Open the Carriage access door.
2. Remove the Cartridges
4. Move the carriage from left to right 6 times and it should move freely
5. Clean the contacts on the Cartridge with lint free cloth. ( Golden dots )
6. Turn on the printer and it should say " Cartridge missing or need to be reinstalled "
7. Install the Cartridges and close the Carriage door
8. the printer should go through alignment process

If this step does not fix, You may try calling HP customer support to check for better options/solutions

HP Customer Care : 1-800-474-6836


HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jun 27, 2014

IssueAn 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel. The printer cannot copy, receive faxes, or print. Solution
Press the On button to turn the printer off. 
Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
Remove all the ink cartridges.
Wait two minutes.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on. 
Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved.
If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Mar 30, 2014

ink system failure ---- ink tube assembly problem if spare available change other wise go for new printer better
don't waste time

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Dec 27, 2013


Please click on the web link given below and perform the steps as provided in the web page.


Else please chat with HP online technical support.
The chat support is free of cost, where you can chat with HP online technician.


Have a great day!

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Nov 09, 2013

on the lil window it say error: 0xc2fe0100 438:board_pwr.c can this be fix?

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Oct 30, 2013

they can but for the time andmoney spent, you may be cheaper buying new.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Oct 28, 2013

In addition to having the ink system failure error 0xc18a0001, my printer screen also read improper shutdown. After trying most of the above solutions with no success, I did a search for the improper shutdown problem. This is where I found my solution!

The solution is under "Printer will not start" the solution post is by speters9971. "...you can try a sem-full reset to factory default conditions by 1. unplugging the power cord while the printer is powered on and 2. press and hold the OK and Cancel buttons while plugging in the power cord."

This is what solved my problem after hours of searching & repetitive similar solutions!!! The above solutions did not help; some of them seemed to be incomplete or irrelevant for my model. I have a HP Photosmart 3210 All-in-One.

Thank you speters9971!!!!!!!

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Jul 07, 2013

Try the steps in the following website:HP Website

It may help.

HP Photosmart... | Answered on Feb 17, 2013

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