A 59.4 error message on HP LaserJets 4250, 4300, and the 4350 is a toner motor rotation error. This error is usually caused by toner that is constrained inside the toner cartridge. In most cases, the solution for this error is to simply replace the toner cartridge with a new one. Below are troubleshooting steps […]
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“Supply Problem” message on HP M280 and
If your HP Color Laserjet Pro MFP M280 or M281 printer has stopped printing and a “Supply Problem” message has appeared on the display, HP automatically upgraded your printer firmware. This upgrade includes code that stops the printer from recognizing present compatible toner cartridges. Follow the instructions below to downgrade your firmware and bring your […]
Turn OFF Automatic Firmware Updates…
…to Keep Compatible Ink Cartridges Functioning in Your Printer More printer manufacturers are using firmware updates to block the use of compatible ink cartridges. This is great if you want to push people to buy OEM inks. This is not so great if you don’t want to pay high OEM prices. So, is there a […]
Can You Reuse Old Chips on New Toner Car...
Answer: Sometimes, yes! A while back, the compatible HP CF289A and CF258X did not come with working chips. These compatible toner cartridges would not work when installed in a printer unless the old chip from the previously-used toner was placed on the new compatible toner cartridge. Reusing chips from previous toners often works to get […]
Printer Updates May Prevent Ink Cartridg...
Every so often, HP releases a wireless firmware update for printers that interrupts the use of compatible ink cartridges. When you allow your printer to automatically update to the latest firmware version, you take a chance that it may prompt a cartridge problem message on your printer’s display and prevent you from using the current […]