I tried test 1 and 2 and it looks like the printer is broke. Klinky Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: And HP’s can be good choices if you are willing to refill your cartridges. Is it printer itself? But try my suggestions–they are easy to do yourself–post back on results. Osage , Apr 13, Hp printers are not highly regarded on these forumsthey are more rip off devices than anything else.

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HP 612C printer – Fails to print documents

Windows XP automatically detected it and installed the proper drivers for it without any problems. I want to be absolutely sure that is the problem before I buy a rpint and white cartridge? Mechanical problems, driver problems due to bit rot, or even something as simple as one or more bad cartridges. Log in or Sign up.

I have 2 suggestions.

Pressing resume button does not do anything. OsageApr 13, Advertisements or commercial links. Hello everyone, I am a college student struggling to get by with 7 year old printer so please help me out in figuring what is the problem that I have encountered If your computer does not have usb-2 ports you can priht cheap add on boards to get you the capacity.


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He had it running fine on his Windows 95 machine. So change it to standard or normal and see if that helps.

You need to fill both. After the error message that I receive, paper jams and stays in the printer until I turn it off I have tried to prinnt the problem myself using the owner manual, starting with wiping and cleaning cartridges, re-installing driver for the printer, checking cables connections, making sure there is enough paper, dusting, cleaning, polishing u know it but that did not solve my problem He used it a total of 4 times over the past 3 years.

Orint Forum moderator March 25, 7: Pavv Ars Praefectus Tribus: It failed to print the test page.

Or do I have to buy the same verion of the printer in order to use remaining hl To mataney, You are basically in the new printer market.

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Hp printers are not highly regarded on these forumsthey are more rip off devices than anything else. Thank you both for your replies. Is there any future in refilling? Your cheapest fix is to find another c on ebay that works so you can slip in the same printer without priint to reload any drivers. This was helpful 0.


Please try again now or at a later time. You can always also always peddle those unused cartridges on a campus bulletin board.


Yes, my password is: I click to print a test page, and I just get a printing error and the resume light on the printer just blinks. Chipped Canons are still fairly economical using Pprint cartridges–but can get super economical if you refill–but that involves a learning curve for you–and simply takes time while some professor of yours orint trying to minimise your free time.

You probably do have to have a black cartridge in it, but that may not be the only problem. Join in the conversation now! I tried test 1 and 2 and it looks like the printer is broke. Nightstorm Ars Centurion Registered: