What do you suggest I try now? Since you get good printouts from other software, check for viruses and spyware as a precaution. Personal printer – ink-jet – color. No way to make it reprint a document once it’s done. I found the C driver download at http: Clean the electrical contacts on the cartridges and carriage with a cotton swab and alcohol. My printer won’t print unless I turn the computer off, then on again.

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I reused the old and still no color is printing. How do I check that? Will not print in color.

HP Deskjet c – printer – color – ink-jet Overview – CNET

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I reconnected my printer and the computer recognizes it as a deskjet c. My printer will only print the first page of any document and then the middle and bottom lights blink and will not stop unless I turn the printer off I have relaoded an updated print driver but this didn’t solve the problem.

If you do not, in spite of ink being in the cartridge it is defective.


Blot the color cartridge print nozzles a few times for two seconds on a damp paper towel. Vista should now automatically install the correct printer software. It may be old bpdj it uses one of HP’s most reliable print mechanisms. Blot dry and reinstall. US No 10 4. God bless you Dennis Conway. Are these checks from a new package? I tried the old and get hpdk of color but no yellow.

They prey on our hpddj of sleepless nights trying to fix potentially pervasive system problems on our computer,introduced by an incompatible driver. Then restart the printer and computer and see if that fixes it. Glad to hear I am not the only one! Tested, cleaned, aligned, primed and still it prints only majenta.

A sweet deal on a Qi charger for the car. My DeskJetC printer will not print yellow, even with a new cartridge.

If all of the lights are blinking simultaneously after power on you have a fatal error. Privacy Policy Terms of Use.

HP Deskjet 812c – printer – color – ink-jet Series

Test Page prints fine and can even print from web pages, but printing in Wordpad, NotePad and Word comes out blank. I just purchased a new iMac and now my printer will only print one line of gibberish on multiple sheets no matter what I try to get it to print; this includes test pages.


Now if I could figure out why the scanner is showing hardware not found. Will sometimes print one complete page, then top of next page, the a piece of bottom on another page, omitting much material in between. Some one mentioned it may be the printer ribbon perhaps not getting power to the other color’s pins.

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I 81c2 my favorite printer’s not dead — oh,please it can’t be. I have tried deleting and reinstalling the printer and driver. I hope I don’t need a new printer, This one has done so well for so long! Go to the Control Panel and select Printers. I am not sure what else to do. Hpjd roller cleaner I have used a 16 to 1 mix of distilled water and “simple green” cleaner successfully.

Print goes psycho and begins the problem.