HP Printer Not Working Issue
HP printer may not work due to certain reasons. If you have made any changes on your printer or made wrong settings, then the printer will not work. At that time, you need to re-configure the correct settings. When a printer is switched on, it shows green light. So, if your printer is not working, you have to check whether it shows green indicator or not. If the indicator shows any other color, like orange or green or indicator lamb is blinking, you need to check your printer manual. The printer will not print, if the printer cable is not connected correctly. If the print head has any problem in its movement, you need to open the cover on HP printer and check that no paper is blocking the movement of the print head.
- Paper jam
- Printer connected to a network
- Printer queue
If you facing paper jam issue in HP printer, you need to make sure that your paper tray is not empty, nearly empty or fully jammed. All of these conditions may cause printer problems, since it will not operate the paper feeding mechanism. You need to check whether the correct paper size is in the paper tray. You can check your printer manual for the correct range of thickness and paper size. If you print in a humid environment, it will affect your printer’s paper movement. This will result in paper jam. So you have to remove the paper manually before printer can print again.
Printer connected to a network
If your HP printer is connected to a network, you need to check that the network connections and network settings are proper. The network indicator lamp on your printer, which is next to the network socket, normally be blinking green. Also, ensure that you have given proper permissions to each computer connected to HP printer in the network.
You need to check that your printer queue is not stuck. If yes, then it may cause printer problems. If you are using Windows operating system, just go to the 'Start' menu and then click on 'Control Panel'. Click on 'Printer and faxes' icon in the Control Panel. You need to double click on the printer in question and try to remove all documents from the printer queue before trying to print again.
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