How To Fix HP Printer Not Printing?

A printer being unresponsive (HP Printer not printing) is a common issue encountered by most of the printer users. If your HP printer stops printing all of a sudden, then there would be several reasons for this. Immediately when you come across this issue, make use of the troubleshooting checks mentioned below to get rid of the issue.

UNABLE TO PRINT WHEN CONNECTED TO A NETWORK (Windows 8)

If you encounter the printer --- HP Printer not printing --- issue when connected to a network, check whether the printer and your computer are connected to the same network. If required, reconfigure the network setup and then perform the print operation. Uninstall the in-OS printer driver on your computer. To do so, perform the quick, simple solutions given below.

  • Go to your Windows 8 computer’s Devices and Printers window.
  • Select and right-click on your printer. 
  • Click the Remove Device option.
  • Now, your printer driver is uninstalled.
  • Restart the computer and then reinstall your printer driver.

Once the printer driver has been reinstalled, try to perform the print operation. If the issue persists, check if the printer firmware is up-to-date.

If the printer (HP printer not printing) issue persists, contact us.

Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.