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HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

Hi there

 

I have a problem with my printer. The power light and the resume light are flashing and even though I've followed the HP instructions below, I can't make them stop. There doesn't seem to be any paper jam. What can I do?

 

Many thanks

Ali

 

 

Issue

Power light and the Resume light blinks.

Figuur 17: Power light blinks and the Resume light blinks

Solution

  1. Remove the print cartridges.
  2. Remove the jammed paper, if any.
  3. Reinsert the print cartridges.
  4. Turn on the product.



Cause

There is either a paper jam or a carriage jam.

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

Hi,

 


Haikugirl wrote:

Hi there

 

I have a problem with my printer. The power light and the resume light are flashing and even though I've followed the HP instructions below, I can't make them stop. There doesn't seem to be any paper jam. What can I do?

 

Many thanks

Ali

 

 

Issue

Power light and the Resume light blinks.

Figuur 17: Power light blinks and the Resume light blinks

Solution

  1. Remove the print cartridges.
  2. Remove the jammed paper, if any.
  3. Reinsert the print cartridges.
  4. Turn on the product.



Cause

There is either a paper jam or a carriage jam.


 

 

Here is a link to a reset procedure for your HP 460 series printer.

regards,
erico

 

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

Hi,

 


Haikugirl wrote:

Hi there

 

I have a problem with my printer. The power light and the resume light are flashing and even though I've followed the HP instructions below, I can't make them stop. There doesn't seem to be any paper jam. What can I do?

 

Many thanks

Ali

 

 

Issue

Power light and the Resume light blinks.

Figuur 17: Power light blinks and the Resume light blinks

Solution

  1. Remove the print cartridges.
  2. Remove the jammed paper, if any.
  3. Reinsert the print cartridges.
  4. Turn on the product.



Cause

There is either a paper jam or a carriage jam.


 

 

Here is a link to a reset procedure for your HP 460 series printer.

regards,
erico

 

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

Genius!  It's fixed!  Thanks so much!! :womanvery-happy:

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I am happy to have helped.

regards,
erico

 

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

This problem is happening again. I have tried everything (switching it on and off, holding down the power button etc.) but I can't seem to cure it. There are no paper jams and the ink cartridges seem fine. The resume and power buttons are flashing.  Any ideas?? Thanks!

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

I have the same problem.  Remover the cartrides and their is no paper jam.  Inserted the cartridges and the lights still flash.  Tried everything but throw it against a wall

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

The link listed in this solution seems to be out of date.  Does anyone know the new URL for the Deskjet Reset instructions?

esler

It seems  to go to Palm-Tech now...;-/

 

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

Ditto - it knocked and stopped printing. Flashing lights nothing else. No obstructions and cartridges are inserted correctly. Link diverts to a site where you have to pay for internet troubleshooting. Very interesting.


TNesler wrote:

The link listed in this solution seems to be out of date.  Does anyone know the new URL for the Deskjet Reset instructions?

esler

It seems  to go to Palm-Tech now...;-/

 

Tom N


 

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Re: HP Deskjet 460 flashing and won't print - help!

My printer start button is flashing and I have tried the taking out of the cartilage and looking for paper, then putting the cartilage back in. It still do not work. I have new cartilage in. Help, Help, Help

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