There could be several different areas and possibilities that may be causing that error condition. Mine is probably about the same age! There is no Vista compatible printer software on the disk that came with the printer. If you ever find a solution a post would be great!!! With the print cartridge holder assembly in the approximate center position, simply unplug the power cord from the back or side of the printer. Headphones by David Carnoy Dec 17, Or can you load LP1 to that if you have a cable.

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Try wiping the bar, all around the round shaft, with a lint free cloth. So I bought a new Canon color printer. This is more than just a coincidence and points to a problem on my Compaq Presario series laptop. And below those there is a light blinking. Now it will not print anything in black and just barely in majenta. Please, what’s the next thing to do to make my faithful printer operational again? I replaced the 8112c cartridge and cleaned and primed several times.

If the test print is coming from the computer, can you print from any other other program? The checks are new – Anonymous. I’ve been using my C for many years without a problem. I fixed that by turning the warnings off. But it would have been good to know just in case something in the future were to happen. Then restart the printer and computer and see if that fixes it.


The empty cartridge does not hldj ink flow at all, so it’s a good control. Got any tips on how to kill “Christine the Printer?! If you are 812x fix it person, let me know and we can discuss how to diagnose the problem.

HP to my knowledge has never supplied a driver compatible with XP for the Deskjet Back in December I emailed back and forth with HP Support, and they suggested all the stuff I have listed in the previous post, but with no luck. Will not print in color. International customers add another dollar and skip the stamp.

I used to have a bubble jet that went through an electronic cleaning process. Mine is probably about the same age! No way to make it reprint a document once it’s done. Thanks for your suggestions. Depending on the operating system, there should be a nozzle cleaning utility in the Printer Tool Box or the hppdj Properties.


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On the iMac G4, the error message says ‘Opening Printer connection failed: Both cartridges have to be installed and recognized as good whether they have ink in them or not. Thanks for any feedback.

You need HP cartridges 15 black and 23 color. Have you tried the printer on a different system? I won’t be able to help you until Wednesday since I’m out of town. I turn it off, and back on, and the same thing happens.

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

This printer lasted 6 years. Pull up on the right cover to disengage it where the removed screw went through. The print job is in the queue but no print. The black is working fine and the print is nice and clear hpdk no color.