If in case, you’re an HP printer user and getting the HP service error 79 repeatedly then don’t worry. Here we’ve shared the easy steps on how to fix this issue completely. Mostly the network printers are causing this issue when users try to print multiple pages and the printing jobs are gathering in the background. However, that may not be the case every time and there are some other reasons as well.
It’s obvious that getting an unknown error while using your printer even in an urgent situation is a major set back. However, we can’t deny that each and every electronic device may have some issues even for any minor reasons. In most cases, printers can cause issues only when they start conflicting with connected devices like the computer. Similarly, the networking printers can also cause issues with the wireless network connection.
How to Fix HP Service Error 79
Though all the HP printers do come with an official warranty for a limited timeframe, once the printer starts getting older, the more issues start appearing. Now, to be very specific, if the error 79 or the service error 79 is troubling you a lot then it’s highly recommended to restart your printer once. That means turn off your printer and then turn it on. The service error also indicates that the incompatible DIMM might be installed.
- So, first, you’ll need to simply restart your printer as well as your connected computer. Once turned off the printer, wait for at least 30 seconds and then power it back.
- Additionally, you can use your printer by plugging the power cable into the power source directly instead of using any spike buster.
- Ensure to disconnect any networking or USB cables from the computer once and then restart it. Once done, plug back in the cables and check for the issue.
- Also, make sure that your printer firmware version is up-to-date.
- Try reinstalling DIMM in your HP printer. Simply turn off the printer > Remove the DIMM > Reinstall the DIMM again > Turn on your printer.
- Launch the HP printer software on your PC and run a re-test on the printer completely.
- Reinstall HP printer drivers on your PC. Go to the Control Panel > Uninstall a program > Right-click on the installed HP printer driver/tool > Click on Uninstall. Once done, restart both the computer and printer then go to the HP website > Download and install the recommended printer driver again on your PC according to the printer model.
- Clear printer cache related to the connectivity. Go to Device Manager > Click on Device and Printers to expand the list > Remove the particular HP printer model > Disconnect your printer cable from the computer > Restart your computer > Reconnect the printer cable.
- You should also remove all the pending printing jobs or queues from the background. Turn off the printer > Check and remove all the printing queues (print jobs) > In the ‘Domain Network’ you can check “See What’s Printing” > Cancel/Delete all the pending print jobs.
- If you’re using a networking HP printer then make sure that the printer is connected to the internet > Check the IP address on the printer screen from the control panel (press Network icon) > Press the Settings icon > Select LaserJet Update and check for the latest updates > Download and install the update > Restart your printer.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide useful. For further queries, you can comment below.