Hello, on startup, printer goes through part of the process, then makes noise as the scanner moves. It then hangs up saying "scanner failure". Cannot get it to start and be ready to print and computer can hang up.
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Try downloading the latest printer driver for the model you have. Drivers can be found at the HP site.
Make sure that the ink cartridges are installed correctly. If in doubt, re-install them.