Whether you are using an inkjet or laser HP printer, you might have experienced HP error codes that may appear while printing your documents. Each error code has its own specific meaning and proper troubleshooting methods to resolve. Check out some common type the error code and relevant troubleshooting methods to fix it from this article.
Some Common HP Printer Error Codes
Given below are some of the most popular error codes that people usually face while printing their documents.
HP Error: “Printer in Error State”
You might have received a “Printer in Error State” error message while sending a document for printing. This error message indicates that the printer is either switched off or not properly connected to your system. There might be some improper internet connection or low ink level in the cartridge that can also create such issues. Follow the steps given below to fix the error:
- Make sure the printer is turned on. You can also restart both the printer and your computer.
- Check if the printer is connected to your computer or WI-FI network.
- Make sure the paper tray of your printer is loaded and that the printer has enough ink.
- If the error still occurs, contact HP printer support.
HP Error: “Error 59.F0”
The HP printer error code 59.F0 generally occur if there is any problem with the internal parts of your HP printer. This problem is mainly caused due to the failure in transfer alienation, which means that ITB is stuck somewhere and unable to rotate. The error 59.F0 can also be because of a problem of the SR9 sensor.
To fix this, reset your printer settings and remove the surge protector. If the problem still persists, reset the ITB and check its internal connections. If there is any problem with ITB, you can replace it to fix this HP error.
HP Error: “3F0 Error” or “Boot Device Not Found”
Sometimes, you might receive the “Boot Device Not Found” error message. This error generally occurs if the system boot process is not supported by the hard disk. There can be some hard drive-related issue, an incorrect boot sequence in the BIOS, a malware attack, or a damaged hard drive that can bother you. If you are facing this error and the boot device is not working properly, solve the problem by following the steps given below:
Hard Reset: By hard reset, you can remove all the files and folders located in the computer memory. This re-establishes the connection between the hard drive and the BIOS.
BIOS Settings: You can restore the BIOS default settings in the BIOS Setup section. After successfully reset, restart your system and check if the error still occurs.
Hard Drive Reseat: If the problem still persists, check if there is any problem with your hard drive or if needs to be reseated.
HP “Error 79”
The HP printer error 79 appears when there is any corrupted print command or if there is any connection-related issue between your HP printer and the print spooler.
To troubleshoot HP error 79, check whether your firmware is properly updated and if there is any connection-related issue between your printer and software. If this does not help, remove all print jobs from your system and access your printer. You can also remove your HP printer from the list of devices and then re-install all its drivers to bring your printer again in a working state.
HP Error “System Fan (90b)” or “System Fan (90f)”
HP Error 90b or Error 90f occurs while printing documents from HP printers. Both error codes indicate the same problem. These errors are basically due to any problem with the HP laptop system fan.
As the problem is because of the cooling fan of your laptop, there might be instances of accidental shutdown and the loss of your data. If HP error 90b occurs, the laptop usually shuts down within 15 seconds. So, it is very important to resolve this problem at the earliest.
All the above-mentioned errors are some common errors that users generally face. There can be some other error codes that you may face. Find the exact cause of your problem and then apply the relevant troubleshooting methods to fix the issue.