If these steps resolved the issue, and the test page prints, there is no need to continue troubleshooting. I have tried it with & w/o cartridges installed. The self-test report prints. The phenomena mentioned in this thread sounds like all of you fixed the problem. Source
If these steps resolved the issue, you do not need to continue troubleshooting. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product. Thanks longstride! :-) by unknown on Apr 30, 2006 at 1:19am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I love this site...Notice that you are NOT bombarded with tons of Press the latch down until it snaps firmly into place.
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Feel fortunate that you were able to refill it as many times as you did. None of the books even tell me what it means to have both lights flash so fixing it is a challenge. Press the latch down until it snaps firmly into place. by unknown on Apr 24, 2007 at 6:38pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I too had lots of problems trying to hook up my trusty HP5550 with my
After migrating the OS from broken 32-bit hardware to a new AMD Athlon64, the printer suddenly started printing only blank pages. Figure : The Black Cartridge Problem icon Cause There is a problem with the black cartridge. Figure 38: Lift the output tray Move the paper width guide and the paper length guide to their outermost positions. Hp Deskjet 5550 Manual The tri-color cartridge goes in the left carriage slot.
Me too! Hp Deskjet 5550 Printer Driver Step five: Print a self-test report Print a self-test report to make sure that the hardware functions correctly. Unplug the power supply from the machine, let it sit 30 minutes and plug it back in and try again.There are parts on that machine that can't be bought from HP, http://resetprinters.com/resetting-the-hp-deskjet-5550-to-fix-common-printer-issues/ I'm interested in web application security.
If the product does not turn on by itself, press the Power button () to turn it on. Hp Deskjet 5550 All Lights Blinking Figure : Paper pick roller Lightly dampen a cotton swab moistened with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the swab. Apply a moderate amount of pressure to remove any dust or dirt buildup. Can you help since my problem has hit both computers wierdly - it prints slowly from other packages apart from word - when its just blank. - unknown LongStride for President!!!Thanks
I wish you the same luck!
Both worked fine until I retired the older PC and connected the printer to the remaining newer pc. (AMD which seems to be cropping up again and again.)Applied the DEP fix
Figure 63: Raise the cartridge latches Push down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you to remove it from its slot.
NOTE: If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet, the power strip or surge suppressor might not be allowing enough voltage to reach the product.
I have an HP 5550 and I don't know what to do.
by Stephen on Oct 10, 2005 at 6:25pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Im trying to help a friend with his deskjet 5550...The drivers wont work, it prints
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caution: Pulling the paper out too quickly increases the chances of damaging the product.
Tools: (2) Medium sized paper clips Preferable Tools: (1) Pair of pliers with rubber grips (2) Edged tool such as wall paper knife, metal pick or toothpick to clean out gearteeth.
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Before it totally quit printing (with a new #56) it printed 3 pages but left out lines in different locations on each page. However, we ran out of ink about a week ago and I refilled the cartridges today. Hp Deskjet 5550 Blinking Ink Light If the issue persists, continue to the next solution. Hp 5550 Print Cartridge Status Light Is Flashing Press and hold the Power button ().
I've never done this for this specific printer, only for the other HP I had (which took 27 and 28, so basically the same procedure). this contact form Solution one: Close the top cover on the printer If the cover on the product is open, close it. Press and hold the Power button (). Then replace the ink cartridge and the paper. Hp Deskjet 5550 Troubleshooting Guide
by Anonymous on Mar 27, 2006 at 4:44am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I had this same problem as Majlander_DK had in October and I don't think he If the product does not turn off, proceed to the next solution. Solution Follow these steps to replace the tri-color cartridge. http://domcached.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-5550-error.html Has this ever happened to anyone before???
Figure : Remove paper from the front of the product Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product. Hp Deskjet 5550 Won't Print Reconnect the USB cable, and then try to print again. The lady at our job is a counselor and this is a continuous problem i just put the printer back on the original settings and resorted back to the factory settings
If it worked for me , it might work for you too.t'was a big, big help indeed.
by unknown on Oct 9, 2005 at 7:50am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Yes! Step one: Clean the paper rollers Your product has either a rear access door, or a duplexer. Is there any way I could attach a photo to my post to show exactly what's gone wrong? Hp 5550 Blinking Lights Figure : Remove the rear access door Lightly dampen a clean, lint-free cloth with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth.
Solution three: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet If the product connects to a power strip, try connecting the product directly to a wall outlet. Solutions Follow these solutions in the order presented to resolve the issue. Hold the cartridge so that the nozzles face down and the contacts face toward the carriage. http://domcached.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-5550-cartridge-error.html Solutions Your product has either a rear access door, or a two-sided printing accessory (duplexer).
Figure 25: Remove the rear access door Lightly dampen a clean, lint-free cloth with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth. Press the Power button () to turn on the product. I had my 5550 hooked up to an external jet direct and it worked from all my other pcs except my main one. by unknown on Apr 5, 2006 at 9:32pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 1 Good dayI had the printer running Ok on my PC win2k and laptop win98.
tried again test page...nothing. Figure 49: Remove the duplexer Lightly dampen a clean, lint-free cloth with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth. HP Photosmart C4610 1 Jun, 2014 HP Photosmart 2575 - Changing the cartridges 31 Jul, 2012 HP Deskjet 2540 31 Jan, 2014 2 Responses Comments2 Pingbacks0 Robin Volsky says: January 27, Solution two: Wait for the ink to dry on the printed document The product might be waiting for ink to dry on the printed document.
Figure 44: Remove the rear access door Lightly dampen a clean, lint-free cloth with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the cloth. If these steps resolved the issue, you do not need to continue troubleshooting. Step one: Reset the printer Press the Power button () to turn on the product. Close the door on the duplexer.
Figure 46: Paper pick roller Lightly dampen a cotton swab moistened with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the swab.