HP Scanner Not Working

How to Fix HP Scanner Not Working Error?

HP Scanner is not operating correctly including that your HP scanner is not scanning reports properly or the scanner is not identified by the PC. This variety of errors is very hard to recognize where this variety of problems is growing.

First, one answer is to cross-check the cable, sometimes if the cables are relaxed or not correctly connected, this might be the cause of not running off your HP printer and HP scanner is not running in the correct mode, so first you should verify all the cables and assure that every cable is correctly attached with the right port.

Another thing is software is old or scanning software has been broken or the scanning service given by the PC is not correctly working. These are the 2 main sections one is the hardware end and the secs one is the software end. In the preceding step, one has to keep the focus on these 2 sections to resolve your problem.

Verify the HP Scanner Not Working Error

First, you want to assure that your device should be switched on. If you need to use a scanner, first you want to verify the connection means all the wires should be attached with the right port or not.

If it is so, next you want to verify that the wire should not be relaxed means it should be correctly fitted. If the wires are unlocked, you might get an option to fail connectivity.

Allow Windows Image Acquisition(WIA) Service and Related Service

WIA is a Microsoft model which permits graphics software to communicate with imaging hardware like scanner and image, for achieving this set of things, you must allow WIA Services in your PC system.

  1. If your scanner is not operating correctly or the scanner is not ready to install a connection with the PC for scanning the reports. For achieving this, you want to do something like this:
  2. You want to click on the window logo key and the R key at a related time to open the run command window from your keyboard.
  3. Thereafter you want to type services. MSC in the search window of run windows to see all the working service on your PC and then touch enter to continue with the command.

Thereafter you want to see that all the services should be set on modes and service status should be working; these are the following services which are discussed here.

Remote procedure call(RPC)

DCOM Server Method Launcher

RPC Endpoint Mapper

Shell hardware exposure

In the end, whatever modifications you have made should be saved and you want to try to scan the report again by restarting your scanner and perform the scan process again and assure that your scanner is running correctly.

Update HP Scanner Driver

Sometimes old and broken drivers might create this kind of issue. If your driver is old, you should upgrade your scanner driver. You can upgrade your driver.

For upgrading the scanner driver, you want to go to the website of your scanner company, therefore type your scanner model number in the search box and discover the latest driver for your scanner and install it on your machine. It will need some time and thereafter you want to reboot your PC to reflect modifications.

Update your scanner driver; you can do it with the help of an experienced technician If you do not have enough time.

Some time your HP scanner might not run due to a broken driver, so in this case, you want to uninstall the installed driver from the add/eliminate program section and thereafter install a new copy of the scanner driver on your PC.

Broken driver means some files might be missing in your driver software which might be important to operate this scanner software, so if those important files are missing, so in one case both you can copy those files from somewhere else and paste in the software finds or you can uninstall the old scanner driver software and install the new one.

Troubleshoot Hardware Problem

There might be a turn that something is wrong with your scanning machine. So in this case, you want to run a trouble-shooter in your PC system to fix the error.

  1. Initially, you want to open the control panel and view the small icon.
  2. Thereafter snap-on the troubleshooting button.
  3. Presently, hit the hardware and sound choice.
  4. Promptly select on hardware and device choice.
  5. Lastly, you are advised to follow the on-screen instruction to finish the troubleshooting steps and fix identifying an error.
  6. After that, you want to try your scanner again and verify that it is working correctly or not.

Still, you are handling this problem, you can communicate with the HP support executive to resolve your problem of the HP scanner not running or you can take an online assistant to troubleshoot your problem.


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