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Windows 7: HP printer doesn't turn on automatically

16 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7
HP printer doesn't turn on automatically

I use to have my HP6900 series printer hooked up with a USB cable from the computer to the printer. The printer could be off and if sent a print command it would turn on, and print. I recently hooked it up with a network cable off the modem/router so that I could also print from some laptops. Well, it no longer wakes up and prints. I have to turn the printer on, and then send the print job. I have looked in the printer setup and see nothing that would correct this.

Any ideas?


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18 Oct 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Model number of Printer? Such as, HP Deskjet 6940.

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19 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnsmith45jock View Post
Model number of Printer? Such as, HP Deskjet 6940.

It's a HP Deskjet 6980.
Doesn't matter anyway. It quit working It would hold the print job in the Que forever. So I just went back to the USB cable.
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