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New Officejet Pro 8020e keeps printing code

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HP Officejet Pro 8020e
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Bought this printer from Costco last week for my Dad. During set up, it wouldn't find the WiFi, so I connected via wire, old school. Then it ran the install and startup, printed the calibration page. Then it started printing endlessly, the same code, over and over. It won't stop, and will run through paper until it runs out of paper. When I select to print, the printer will produce the print job, then go back to printing the code. I have to turn off the printer to get it to stop, which of course, annoys the printer because I didn't turn it off properly. The code is as follows:


GET /DevMgmt/ProductConfigDyn.xml  HTTP/1.1

HOST: localhost

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Welcome to the HP support community.


I understand that your printer is printing errors, I am glad to assist you.

This seems to be a driver issue, follow these steps to fix the issue.

Perform root level uninstallation to remove all the printer related software's.

  • In Windows, search for and open Programs and Features.
  • Select your HP printer.
  • Select Uninstall.
  • In Windows, search for and open Devices and Printers.
  • In the Devices and Printers window look for your HP Printer. If you see it listed, right-click on it and choose "Delete" or "Remove Device.”
  • Open up the run command with the "Windows Key + R" key combo.
  • Type printui.exe /s and click OK.
  • Click on Drivers tab.
  • Look for HP Printer driver. If you see it click on it and click Remove at the bottom.
  • Select OK.
  • Remove all instances of the same.
  • Select Apply and OK on the Print Server Properties windows.
  • Close Devices and Printers. 
  • Restart the PC again.

Download and install the printer using the HP Smart app

Click here to download the HP Smart app.


Let me know how it goes.

To thank me for my efforts to help you, please mark my post as an accepted solution so that it benefits several others.


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