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79 Service Error Issue for Color Laser Jet Pro MFPM281fdw

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Color Laser Jet Pro MFPM281fdw
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

When I connect to my wireless, a 79 service error occurs.  Get stuck in a loop were printer initializes and when it connects to wireless a few seconds letter error occurs and it reboots.  Then this is stuck in a loop.

 

Does not occur when on a USB cable. can print fine on  USB Cable.

 

I have re-booted my router several times and used HP Print Doctor to no avail. 

 

I had sent a large data photo which started all of this. 

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@DARC2275, Welcome to HP Support Community!

The only option left is to perform a full reset and re-initialize the printer. 

 

The reset instructions are specific for your printer and performing those steps on a different printer may brick the device. 

I've sent you a private message with reset instructions, follow the reset instruction to perform a full reset and re-initialize the printer. 

 

In order to access your private messages, click the private message icon on the upper right corner of your HP Forums profile, next to your profile Name or simply click on this link.

 

Hope this helps!

 

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