Question about HP LaserJet 1020 Printer
This is pretty strange, but when I click "print" the orange lights flash, the feeder wheels turn, but the paper doesn't actually enter the printer. The lights then turn green again.
When I do it a second time, the print job starts.
I have Vista. And this is a LaserJet 1020.
Are you using msword?
Spooling while printing does not work when printing from Microsoft Word. SOLUTION: Resolve this issue as follows:
another option is make sure you have the latest firmware:
Posted on Dec 13, 2007
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The flashing light could
indicate either a communication problem between one of your cartridges and the
printer, a short in one of the cartridges, paper jam or the cartridge carrier
has stalled. Please follow the steps below to fix the problem:
1. Remove the sheets of
paper from the feeder. Make sure there are no foreign objects or debris in the
2. Open the printer
cover and remove both the cartridges.
3. While the cover is
open, ensure there are no paper jams and the cartridge carrier is free from
4. Close the printer
(pull out power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the
back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds).
6. When the printer
turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.
7. Close the printer
cover and check the light status.
8. If light on printer
is normal, open the printer cover and reinsert the other cartridge. Check the
9. Replace whichever
cartridge is causing the light to flash with a new cartridge. You can also try
to insert a different known working cartridge to determine if the other is
10. Load some paper. Try
to print again.
If problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.
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