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If a Firewall on your computer is active, it may be rejecting the necessary network connection needed for the network scanning software to operate properly. Disable the Firewall on your computer and try the network scanning again. Temporarily change your firewall/security settings to allow network connection.
In the Settings window, go to Devices > Printers & scanners. Under the Add printers & scanners section, select the Add a printer or scanner button. Wait for the computer as it tries to find nearby devices, both connected directly to your computer or via the network.
When a computer does not recognize an otherwise functioning scanner that is connected to it via its USB, serial or parallel port, the problem is usually caused by outdated, corrupted or incompatible device drivers. This is usually easily remedied by obtaining and installing new drivers.
Search Windows for your printer model name, and click the printer name in the list of results. HP Printer Assistant opens. Click Scanner Actions, and then click Manage Scan to Computer. Click Enable to activate the scan to computer option.
Click the Scan tile on the HP Smart app home screen. Select an option from the top menu bar. Scanner: Place the original on the printer scanner glass or into the automatic document feeder (ADF). Select scan job type, size, color, and resolution settings, and then click Scan in the lower right corner.
Open the HP Print and Scan Troubleshooter

Make sure the printer is on and connected to your laptop. Select HP Print and Scan Doctor on the HP Customer Support page to download the troubleshooter. Click HPPSdr.exe to open the software`s window. Click Start and select the printer that doesn`t scan.

In Windows, search for and open Add a printer or scanner . Click Add a printer or scanner, and then wait for Windows to locate available printers. If your printer is found, click it, and then click Add device to complete the driver installation.
On your computer, go to HP Scan and Capture (in English) to install the app from the Microsoft Store. After the app installs, click Launch.
Yes, you can Print and Scan without using HP Smart. Install the Full Feature Software — and use HP Scan (part of the software). Next, This software is applicable / available for your printer model.
The Scanner Is Not Recognized by Your System

Make sure your scanner`s AC adapter is securely connected to the scanner and a working electrical outlet. Make sure the interface cable is securely connected to the scanner and your computer, and that the cable is not damaged or crimped.

In the Settings window, go to Devices > Printers & scanners. Under the Add printers & scanners section, select the Add a printer or scanner button. Wait for the computer as it tries to find nearby devices, both connected directly to your computer or via the network.
In Windows, search for and open Add a printer or scanner . Click Add a printer or scanner, and then wait for Windows to locate available printers. If your printer is found, click it, and then click Add device to complete the driver installation.

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HP Officejet Pro L7680-problems w/black print head
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I just bought an officejet 3830 2 weeks ago. Now it won't print at all! Says inkjet jam. It's not! I've done all the fixes as per hp's website now what?
ANSWER : Take it back and exchange it under warranty.

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hp officejet pro 1150c
ANSWER : great

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dismantle hp 5610 AIO Officejet?
ANSWER : I want to dismantle my HP Officejet 5610, How do I go about that?

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How to I clean the optics inside my scanner
ANSWER : There’s a small glass on the left side of the big one. There’s one Torx screw holding it. Remove the glass and you have access to the optical mirrors. You can either blow it out with an air can or use a cotton swab and clean the mirrors with that. If the mirror assembly isn’t parked under the glass, then start a copy with the ADF and when the mirror parks, pull out the plug.

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officejet 4500 after paper load problem fixed : little part : where does it go
ANSWER : Sorry the pic didn’t make it. Here it is :

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HP Officejet 7310 problem
ANSWER : My HP Officejet7310xi All-in-One has an error message 0x886a789a on a blue screen, with Auto Answer, !, and Power (Print On) flashing. What does this indicate?

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PROBLEM: HP OfficeJet 7110 Series
ANSWER : I Have a HP office jet 7110 and doesn’t print at all, suddenly my printer not working well .when i am print out some documents yellow,black, and dark green color only coming . how can i fix it problem ?

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