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Brian Klein Posted on Jul 27, 2007

Error messages on display...

I keep getting an error message on the printers display. "Error:0xc1ab0003 730:lib_micci2_tango.c" What does it mean, and how can I fix whatever is wrong with it? The printer is less than 2 yrs old, and hasn't been used that much. I can't afford to replace it, and would rather fix this one. Thanks for the guidance!

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  • Brian Klein Jul 27, 2007

    I tried that, but it didn't cure the problem. Thanks for the info though...

  • Brian Klein Jul 27, 2007

    They told me it was caused by a power surge during a recent thunderstorm. They offered to sell me an upgrade for a discount, and send this one back to them. Unfortunately, I can't afford that right now. I tried to convince them to just send me another unit identical to this one, but they wouldn't do it.

    If I'm not getting that blue error window, then I'm getting another error message saying that the ink cartridges are improper, or there is something wrong with them. But they are brand new, and still well within their expiration dates.

    Any suggestions short of a big f*cking hammer and one good overhead swing? I really would rather fix this one than replace it...

  • doktorblan Jun 03, 2008

    Steps 1-8 dont working on my HP2575 all in one printer , 0.5 year old.

    I dont get the message: install the ink cartridges.

    Error: 0xc1ab0003 and 730:lib_micci2_tango.c

    These errors still keeps on the printer screen.

    Frans Koop, , Holland.

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    Yes, same problem, same error message. Went through the steps to try to fix it but the Insert Ink Cartridges prompt never happens. Continued through but ewrror message persistently reappears.

  • jenkato Oct 15, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem and doing a power cycle has no effect.  The printer will produce one third of self-test report, then I get the same stupid error.  Printer less than one year old!  

  • dixxie Nov 01, 2008

    I am having a problem with my printer. It won't print. This message appears Error:Oxb8387788 and then their is a line straight across in the middle going horizontal with this sign under the line 1.?$1 and another icon. What is wrong with my computer?

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Error: 0xc1ab0003


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Please review the excerpt from HP technical support website http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00489814&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=441240&rule=31105&lang=en Use the instructions below to resolve the issue by restarting the product. 1. Disconnect the Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable from the back of the product, but leave the product turned on. 2. Open the cover of the product and remove the print cartridges. 3. Close the cover and wait for the Insert Ink Cartridges message to display. 4. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product and wait for one minute. 5. Reconnect the power cord. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button. 6. Open the cover and reinsert the print cartridges. 7. Close the cover. If prompted, print a calibration page. 8. Reconnect the USB cable, and try to print a print job from the computer. If these steps did not resolve the issue, contact HP technical support for assistance.

  • Anonymous Jul 27, 2007

    What did HP technical support say?

  • b1tmaster0 Oct 21, 2010

    I do a maintenance and after that, it display me that message. The solution, was to clip on the cable for the print heads. After that, the message dissapear and continue the normal opperation.


    Two thinks happens :

    Or the cable/print heads are off, or
    You have open the cover and have forget to clip on the print heads cable.

    Hope that will help.



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