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How do I fix an HP error code 0x00829c98?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The hp error code 0x00829c98 is a critical error that can occur when Windows is unable to read a certain file or settings from the registry. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but most often it is caused by a corrupt or damaged registry. When this happens, Windows will be unable to load the necessary files and settings, which can lead to a variety of problems, including the hp error code 0x00829c98. In most cases, this error can be fixed by using a registry cleaner to repair the damage and then restarting your computer.

1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. If the problem persists, reinstall the HP software.
  3. If the problem persists, contact HP.

2. Update your drivers

  1. Expand “Display adapters”.
  2. Right-click on the “Display adapter” that you are trying to update and select “Update Driver”.
  3. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog box, select “Yes”.
  4. Click on the “Browse” button and select the “Update Driver Software” file.
  5. Click on the “Install” button and wait for the driver to install.
  6. Reboot your computer.

3. Try a different USB port

The steps to Try a different USB port in order to fix hp error code 0x00829c98 are as follows:

  1. Verify that the USB port is properly installed and functioning in your computer.
  2. If the USB port is properly installed and functioning, check to see if the problem is with the USB cable or the USB port itself.
  3. If the USB port is properly installed and functioning, try connecting the USB device to another USB port on your computer.
  4. If the USB port is properly installed and functioning, try connecting the USB device to a different USB port on your computer.
  5. If the USB port is properly installed and functioning, try connecting the USB device to a different computer.

4. Uninstall and reinstall your printer software

  1. Open the HP Print & Scan program.
  2. Click the "Uninstall" button on the toolbar.
  3. Select the printer software you want to uninstall.
  4. Click the "Uninstall" button.
  5. Click the "Yes" button to confirm the uninstall.
  6. Click the "Install" button to reinstall the printer software.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the printer software.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Check for loose cables.
  2. Run the HP Print and Scan Doctor.
  3. Perform a power reset.
  4. Contact HP Support.