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HP Officejet Deskjet 460 Mobile Inkjet Printer

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Does any one knows where can I download the driver of this printer? On the web site it shows 5 different drivers.

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Question by:Tommy Anderson
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by:John Hurst
ID: 41813177
My guess from this page

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF10a/18972-18972-3328062-14438-236267-466639.html

is that the driver is common,  Pick one from your screen above and try it.

It is out of support, so drivers won't be modern.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41813182
The Software and Driver Downloads page at the HP site for that device is here:

http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-deskjet-460-mobile-printer-series/466639/model/466640#Z7_3054ICK0K8UDA0AQC11TA930O2

It should detect your OS automatically, but if it gets it wrong, click the Change button on the right:

HP460c downloads
Then select your OS and Version from the drop-downs that it displays. Regards, Joe
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813198
It takes me to this page but the download didn't start it? Also cant find the download button.
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by:John Hurst
ID: 41813201
Yes, true. It would appear they have pulled the drivers as it is not a supported product. Nothing for XP or higher.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41813208
> Also cant find the download button.

It depends on the OS you have, which you didn't specify, or enter as a Topic. If you have W2K, XP, or WS2003, it is there:

HP460c downloads support
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813221
This is my computer.
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by:John Hurst
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ID: 41813224
There is no driver for windows 7, I looked a couple of times.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41813228
You are running W7 Pro 64-bit. Your only hopes are (1) if the drivers built into W7 support it (unlikely) or (2) the XP driver (the latest one they made) will work with it in compatibility mode (even less likely, especially since the driver is 32-bit and your W7 is 64-bit). I think you should consider a new printer — that model is circa 2005 — more than 10 years old. Regards, Joe
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813282
Ok its a plug and play and its automatically installed the driver. But a new issue is that I heard noise feeder is trying to work but its not grabbing the paper.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813290
and there is one orange light is blinking.
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by:John Hurst
ID: 41813291
It is a very old printer and probably has a hardware fault.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813293
Its not blinking that one. Its the one next to it on left. And the feeder also continuously making noises probably trying to feed the paper.
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by:nobus
ID: 41813446
if you want to get it working, install it ona windows7 - 32 bit platform, or even vista or XP
if the printer is ok, that should work
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813769
I tried on 32 bit but it still does the same thing. Also I find a slot on the left side of the printer. What is the use of it?
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41813772
> And the feeder also continuously making noises probably trying to feed the paper.

I recently had that problem (was worse with heavier paper) and the solution was to replace the rollers (of course, the reason that your unit is making the noise could be different from mine). The roller kit cost $75 (will likely be a different price for yours) and in my case it was worth it because it's a relatively modern, fairly expensive all-in-one device. In your case, it may be wiser to put that money towards a modern version of that device, such as the HP OfficeJet 200 Mobile Printer, which is $280 at Amazon. It has up-to-date drivers/software released in May of this year, supporting 32-bit/64-bit W7, W8/8.1, and W10. Regards, Joe
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by:nobus
ID: 41813805
the slot looks like a card reader for 802.11g CompactFlash (Type I) Card, Secure Digital Card, Multimedia Card.
see here the specs : http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c00260823#N1037B
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813818
Any idea about that orange light what it means? Not the one which is orange. Its the one on the left.
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by:nobus
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if you read your manual - it's there on page 95 :  
Left print cartridge light – Blinks when the left print
cartridge is absent or improperly functioning. Turns on
solid when the ink is low or empty.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41813982
unfortunately I don't have a manual. Also I reset both cartridges but it still flashing. Do I need to hold the ON button for few seconds or something like that in order the light to go away?
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814016
This is a better picture. Light flashing on number 5.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41814023
> Light flashing on number 5.

What does the manual say about that?
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814024
It says something there is a tape around the cartridge but i cant find it.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814027
Yahoooooooooooooo. Flash light is gone after i reset the color cartridge and its printing.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814029
Thank You.
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814031
and its also working on 64 bit.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
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That's great news! You're welcome — happy to help. Regards, Joe
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by:John Hurst
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Thanks for the update. I was also happy to assist
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by:Tommy Anderson
ID: 41814055
Why it keep saying low on ink. I just bought it. Printing quality is very good.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121311315290?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 41814119
This article documents all issues (and provides fixes) for the blinking lights on the 460. Give it a good read:
http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c01182351

My guess is that you have to do some kind of a reset to let it know that there are new ink cartridges so it will stop giving the low-ink warning. But that's just a guess. I noticed that there's something called an ink service module (I don't know what it is) that may need replacing, followed by a reset of the product. In any case, a careful read of that article should provide the answers.
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