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Prints extra blank page for every one page of printed material BEWARE SPAM NUMBER 1-800-532-4187

Ok, I too have HP Photosmart 7280 and it was spit'g out a blank page after each print page.
I went into the Control Panel/Printers - Right click on the HP Photosmart 7200 series icon and choose delete. Don't worry...just delete it.
Right above (Vista) click on Add a Printer - it's going to ask you if you want to add a local printer which is connected via USB connection or if you are set up wireless then choose Network
It will find your printer click on the printer hit next - then this is the most important step
It will ask you to find the manufacturer it shows Hewlett-Packard and underneath it shows HP - Do not click on HP - you'll have the same problem with that driver - choose Hewlett-Packard and find this driver HP Photosmart C7200 series Version [3/23/07]
Hopefully they are all digitally signed with this information.
Click on that driver and click next - then click on replace the current driver and click next.
Print a test page and problem should be solved. Hope it helped!
2/11/2021 12:05:07 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Feb 11, 2021

I have a hp photosmart c7200 all-in-printer and

Have you run the Wireless setup wizard from Printer ? If No, Press Setup button on printer front panel - Scroll till Wireless/Network settings - Choose Wireless setup Wizard and follow the directions.

After you have setup printer on network - Run the Printer s/w disk and Choose Add a Device and Choose Wired/Wireless network and continue with the Installation screen.
6/1/2020 4:52:02 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Jun 01, 2020

Hp Photosmart C7280 All-in-One doesn't print

Sorry, this isn't ASAP, but here's a solution on HP's website.


The most important part of this is taking off the rear door / duplexer and cleaning the two rollers that you can just see inside the printer with the back off. Those two rollers inside the back of the printer (not the ones in the door or the ones hanging out the back when you take off the rear door) are the ones that pick up the paper and feed it up into the printer. Those rollers are hard to get to - long qtips are strongly suggested. If those get rollers dust or gunk on them, they get smooth and don't pick up paper as well.

Click the link for detailed instructions - don't just go with my summary of the solution.
11/19/2019 8:36:33 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Nov 19, 2019

My HP C7200 printer keeps saying out of paper.

Usually when this happens you need to clean the rollers that pick up the paper from your paper tray. This video shows you how to fix that...

11/19/2019 8:30:11 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Nov 19, 2019

HP Photosmart C7280 All-in one says "out of paper".

If you get an 'out of paper' message when you do have paper loaded, this video will help. Following the steps of this video, you'll see if there's paper jammed in the printer.
11/19/2019 8:22:55 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Nov 19, 2019

Prints extra blank page for every one page of

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9/7/2018 6:13:44 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Sep 07, 2018


0XC05D1281 Problem with the HP Photosmart C7280 Laser Printer 0XC05D1281 Help me
9/7/2018 5:50:06 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Sep 07, 2018

Hp c7280 printhead removal

my c7280 prints anything magenta in yellow meanwhile i have a lot of magenta ink and i have not mixed ink colours too...anything magenta prints yellow.
any help in resolving this pls?
6/12/2018 5:42:59 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Jun 12, 2018

My HP C-7250 printer is

sorry not sure but I have some problem so your not alone it not just your printer
3/6/2018 12:54:21 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Mar 06, 2018

Ink failure

put ink cartridges in the printer
7/20/2017 9:36:14 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Jul 20, 2017

I am installing a hp

Download latest driver bundle (198mb) and the network reliabilty patch. Install the HP software choosing Connected via USB. Install the network reliability patch from the C7280 downloads page. Re-run the 198mb installer and choose Add a Device.

Presto! Wireless setup completes correctly.
11/14/2016 12:25:23 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Nov 14, 2016

I am trying to scan

In Adobe Acrobat:-
From 'File' select 'Create PDF', 'from Scanner'.
Scan the first page and the program will ask of you for 'Next' or 'Done'.
Select 'Next' until you have scanned the last page, then select 'Done'.
You can also make the document searchable by carrying out an OCR on it under 'Documents', 'Recognise text under OCR', 'Start'.
12/5/2015 7:22:28 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Dec 05, 2015

My HP C7280 prints a blank page after every printed page

Here's your solution. Good Luck!

7/9/2015 5:21:20 PM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Jul 09, 2015

My HP C7280 printer will

First make sure you still have enough ink in the cartridge: press the Setup button on the C7280 and, using the up/down arrows, go to "Tools." Press "OK," then go to "Display Ink Gauge" and press "OK." This will display levels of remaining ink for the cartridges.
If there is still enough ink left then you will need to do a full reset:

1. - Press and hold the "*" key.
2. - Press the "#" key and release both keys. Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
3. - Press and release in sequence the "1", "2" and "3" buttons. Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev (something like R0631R)
4. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu".
5. Press and release the "OK" button. Display should say "Hardware failure status". If not there already, use the arrow key to select "Hardware failure status",
6. Press and release the "OK" button. Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".
7. Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue".
8.Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
10. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE". Press OK.
11. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the "ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS". Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.
To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. If SELF TEST prints, then printer is ready for use or Software Installation.

If the problem is still there, or reoccurs, replace the unit: the data communication between the processor of the printer and the printing heads is damaged and this is unfixable.
1/29/2015 2:22:46 AM • HP Photosmart... • Answered on Jan 29, 2015


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