As we all know Windows 10 is the newest version of the Windows operating system. It is quite reliable and very easy to use. Many of us are also upgraded it freely, during its first few years of release. Though, there is nothing which is entirely perfect or can say free from errors. One common problem that is become a problem of many people is the compatibility issue with the printers. Sometimes, while using an HP printer in Windows 10 it shows HP Printer Is In Error State and unable to function by the book. However, the reason for the occurrence of this problem is quite simple. The upgraded version of windows doesn’t provide drivers for old printers and other peripheral devices. Therefore, if you are encountering such issues with the printer then we have some solutions for you.

Printer is in error state in Windows 10

Why Printer is in error state issue crops up?

While printing, sometimes HP printer displays paper jam error right after it stops feeding pages. So, it is very significant for you to rectify the error message in order to continue printing. Though, paper jamming can be true as well as false. Your HP printer can display paper jam error even when there is no stuck paper in the printer.

If you are facing printer is in error state problem, then you can try our manually fix solutions in Windows 10 to eliminate your issues. To repair your printer you need to follow the below-mentioned steps carefully.

Solutions to getting rid of HP Printer Is In Error State issue in Windows 10:

Remove any stuck paper

  • Turn on the printer by clicking the power button.
  • When the printer is still on, you need to disconnect the power cord from the backside of the printer.
  • Look for printer’s input tray.
  • Take the paper out gently from the input tray to fix the paper jam issue.
  • Once again, look over the input tray and see if there is any object fallen in the tray. If any present then removes it.
  • Put back input tray to its initial position, join the power cord and turn the printer on.

Try to print a test page. If the error still persists, then move towards the next solution.

Eliminate paper or debris from the output tray

  • Turn off your printer and remove the power cord from the backside of the printer.
  • Find the output tray and gently pull the stuck paper or any debris out of the tray.

After that, try to print again. If you see the error, then try the next solution.

Clean the Printer’s paper feed rollers

  • After turning off the printer, remove the attached power cord.
  • Go for an input tray and open it.
  • Look for grey color paper pick rollers and after finding it take it out.
  • Now, you need to clean it thoroughly with a damp cloth to eliminate all the dust.
  • Before, placing rollers back in the printer, first, you need to dry them out.
  • Attach the power cord at the backside of the printer and then turn it on again.

Check to see if the error still persists or not. If yes, then continue to the next step.

Make the printer roller dust-free

  • Eliminate all the papers from the printer’s input tray.
  • Tap on the downside arrow to choose settings and then hit OK.
  • After that, you need to choose tools by clicking on the down arrow and press OK.
  • Choose clean paper feed from the listed options and then press OK.
  • Now, you have to wait until the printer stops completely before you continue printing.

If the error still continues to come across then pursue the next step.

Reset the printer

  • When the printer is on, disconnect the power cord from the backside of the printer and also from the power outlet.
  • Now, wait for a minute and plug the power cord back into the wall outlet and back of the printer.
  • Turn on your printer and check if the issue is resolved or not.

So far, you should be able to fix the issue by pursuing the above-mentioned steps. If the issue still perseveres, then you should take HP Printer Support by making a call at our helpline number. Our experts will quickly pick up your call and analyze the root cause of the issue and fix it to perfection. Therefore, you don’t need to take tension if you encounter this problem again. Just give us a call and we will resolve it within a promised time frame.

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