The cartridges will travel to center when I open the door, but that’s about all that happens. Thanks, but the problem is not with the Color Ink Cartridge. It finally quit printing altogether, still with the cartridge light blinking. If Grayscale is not selected, uninstall the printer driver and download the latest version. Its possible that those electrical contacts on the ink cartridge, or inside the Print Cartridge Holder Assembly, may simply be dirty.

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I have made a mistake, by disconnecting the power while 90c computer was sending signals to the printer, and sinds then my printer fails to print, When I turn the printer On, all the 3 leds blinking fast.

The reason I suggested checking the color cartridge is that some people are confused about which mode they are using. The report will look similar to this:.

HP Deskjet C and C series printer – How to Print a Test Page | HP® Customer Support

If that fails to solve the problem uninstall and reinstall the printer driver. The back of the page will only have priint HP invent logo on it Figure 2. Download the driver here. I don’t know why the utilities are not working but if you are using Windows XP I suggest deleting all vestiges of the local printer, and then downloading and installing a the latest driver from HP.

So, to resolve all these sorts of PC problems, you should follow a logical process. It finally quit printing altogether, still with the cartridge light blinking. If you listen to the motors during initialization do any seem to be turning faster than usual? In the first two peint the sample page and the hardware self-test pagethe printer does not need to be hooked up to the computer and the printer software does not need to be installed.


Really just need Black. Assuming you have good cartridges, generally cleaning the electrical contacts on the cartridge and carriage with alcohol and a cotton swab will solve the problem. I have the above printer and am trying to hook it up to another prit but I lost the cd to download it the other computer. It comes in shape by itself If you had opened it already – lok for some broken parts – probably weels. If you pirnt have the old black cartridge, then simply reinstall it, to see if that error light turns off.

It does travel the indicator arrow to the black cartridge problem index, when the door is opened. When given the print command, c sends back error message that printer is out of paper even though paper tray is filled with regular letter size paper.

The printer setup utility lists 5 c’s none of which when highlighted also highlights the utility prijt.

Its exactly the same as the new one I bought, on the outside. Asia Pacific and Oceania. I have cleaned the rollers and I do not know what else to do. Priht the test page prints check the cable going between the printer and computer for a solid connection on both ends. Sometimes a lo-tech solution ends up doing the job.


If I am right, then you should try the rubber roller rejuvenator sold on this site. I had done that several times, to no avail.

HP Deskjet 960c … Only need B&W … Way?

Remove the two T10 Torx screws in the top of the case 2. I remember reading I thought here on this site a while back that there was a series of repetitive plug and un-plugs that could be performed to reset the printer completely, remove all memory of cartridges, errors and such, but I can’t find that now.

Does paper feed before the resume light starts flashing? Then we needed to print something and when it was sent to the printer, there was NO motor noise yet the dialog box on the PC indicated Out Of Paper.


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Prrint this printer has been spitting out small plastic pieces for the past four years, I concluded that it had died. Turn off the printer and restart the computer.

Use new dry Q-Tips to dry off all the electrical contacts after cleaning I neglected to login properly Could the fact that the ink is low be the problem.

Instructions The instructions are the same for the C and C printers.