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HP ENVY 5030 in error state

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When I try to print from my hp laptop To Envy 5030 wireless printer the message comes up ‘printer is in error state’. Thanks 

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@Bel7 Welcome to HP Community!


I understand you are getting Printer in error state error message on your HP Envy 5030 printer. I'll be really glad to help you.


To provide you with an accurate solution, I'll need a few more details:

What is the Operating System installed on the PC? Windows

How is the printer connected (USB/Wired/Wireless)?

Have you made any changes on the printer before the issue started?

Do you get this error message on the printer screen or on the computer screen?


In the meantime, let's try these steps here:


Please make sure that the printer is connected directly to the wall outlet and not to the surge protector.

Perform a Hard reset on the printer.

* With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the rear of the printer and also unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.

* Remove USB cable, if present.

* Wait for 2-3 minutes, press and hold the power button on your printer for about 30 seconds to remove any additional charge.

* Now plug back the power cable straight to a wall outlet without any surge protector or an extension cord and then plug back the power cord to the printer.

* Turn on the printer and wait till warm-up period finishes and the printer is idle.

* Now try to print a test page and check if it works.


If you’re running Windows, I would start by checking the installed printer software by downloading and running the HP Print and Scan Doctor. This tool can diagnose and fix many printing and printer software related issues. Please use this link to help you with that information: 


If your printer connected wirelessly, make sure to temporary connect the device with USB and then follow the link to check for the latest firmware update if available for your printer, using this website


If the issue persists, I would suggest you go ahead and uninstall the printer drivers and then install the full feature software


Let's try these steps here:


1.) In Windows, search for and open Programs and features

2.) Select your HP Printer

3.) Select Uninstall

4.) In Windows, search for and open Devices and printers

5.) In the Devices and Printers windows look for your HP printer. If you see it listed right-click on it and choose 'Delete' or 'Remove Device'

6.) Open up the run command with the "Windows key + R" key combo.

7.) Type printui.exe /s and click Ok. (Note: there is a space in between “printui.exe” and “/s”)

8.) Click on the "Drivers" tab

9.) Look for HP Printer driver. If you see it Click on it and click Remove at the bottom

10.) Select Ok

11.) Select Apply and Ok on the Print Server Properties windows

12.) Close Devices and Printers

13.) Restart the PC

14.) Now click on this link: and click on software and drivers - Select the Operating system and Version and then click on hyperlink and then hit on download and install the updated printer drivers

15 ). In the connection type window, select “Wireless” and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.


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