cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
  • ×
    Information
    Know the Benefits of your HP account

    Connect with HP support faster, manage all your devices in one place, view warranty information and more– Click Here

    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
  • ×
    Information
    Know the Benefits of your HP account

    Connect with HP support faster, manage all your devices in one place, view warranty information and more– Click Here

    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
Note for common printer problems
Customers receiving the"will damage your computer" message along with others like "unable to access cups/tmp" or "'@%' cannot be opened" need to update their version of the macOS. Please check this article for more information: "HPxxxxx.framework" will damage your computer" message in macOS Catalina or Mojave .
Highlighted
New member
1 0 0 0
Message 1 of 2
81
Flag Post

OfficeJet 6978 will not copy from glass

HP Recommended

Below is pasted a question that was asked awhile back but they never received a solution. Has anyone had a similar issue with the OfficeJet 6978?

 

 

I do not know how else to explain what we do.

 

1. We place a document directly on the glass of the printer face down.

2. Using the touchscreen on the printer, we choose to make a copy.

3. We get a blank sheet of paper instead of what is on the original doc

4. We do not receive an error

 

If do the same process but scan instead of copy, we get a copy displaying what is on the original doc

 

If we use the ADF, we successfully get a copy of the doc.

 

Please advise.

 

Thank you

1 REPLY 1
Highlighted
HP Support Agent
HP Support Agent
24,137 24,025 1,327 1,410
Message 2 of 2
Flag Post
HP Recommended

@JoeMADET

 

Welcome to the HP support community.

 

Reset the printer and check the power source

Reset the printer to clear certain error states, and then check the power source to make sure the printer is getting enough power to operate the copier.

  1. With the printer turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer, disconnect the power cord from the power source, and then wait 30 seconds.

  2. If you are using a power strip or multi-plug adapter, connect the cord directly to a wall outlet to ensure the printer is getting enough power.

  3. Reconnect the power cord to the printer, and then try making a copy.

    • If the issue persists, connect the printer to a different wall outlet to determine if the original outlet is causing the issue.

    • If the issue persists using a different wall outlet, partially lift the scanner lid, and then press the Copy button or icon. If the scanner light does not illuminate or move across the glass, service the printer.

Update the printer firmware

Here are the steps:- Click here

 

I hope that helps.

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

Cheers.

Sandytechy20
I am an HP Employee

Reply
0 Kudos
Warning Be alert for scammers posting fake support phone numbers and/or email addresses on the community. If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on "Flag Post".
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation