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How to fix HP error code 0xc19a0003?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The hp error code 0xc19a0003 is a printer error code that indicates a problem with the printer's color cartridge. This error code can occur for several reasons, such as a defective color cartridge, a problem with the printer's color management settings, or a problem with the printer's firmware. If you are experiencing this error code, you should try replacing the color cartridge or resetting the printer's color management settings. If the problem persists, you may need to update the printer's firmware.

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1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Restart your computer by pressing the power button and then pressing the restart button.
  2. When your computer starts up, hit the F8 key to select the Advanced Boot Options screen.
  3. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, choose the Safe Mode option.
  4. When your computer starts up in Safe Mode, hit the F8 key again to select the Safe Mode option.
  5. On the Safe Mode screen, choose the Command Prompt (Admin) option.
  6. At the Command Prompt, type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start w3m
  7. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net stop w3m
  8. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start telnet
  9. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start vnc
  10. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: telnet localhost 6666
  11. At the telnet prompt, type the following command and hit the Enter key: quit
  12. Restart your computer by pressing the power button and then pressing the restart button.
  13. When your computer starts up, hit the F8 key to select the Advanced Boot Options screen.
  14. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, choose the Safe Mode option.
  15. When your computer starts up in Safe Mode, hit the F8 key again to select the Safe Mode option.
  16. On the Safe Mode screen, choose the Command Prompt (Admin) option.
  17. At the Command Prompt, type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start w3m
  18. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net stop w3m
  19. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start telnet
  20. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: net start vnc
  21. Type the following command and hit the Enter key: telnet localhost 6666
  22. At the telnet prompt, type the following command and hit the Enter key: quit

2. Update your drivers and firmware

  1. Go to the Hewlett-Packard website and find the driver and firmware updates for your computer.
  2. Click on the update link for the driver or firmware you need.
  3. Follow the instructions on the website to update your drivers and firmware.
  4. Restart your computer after you have updated your drivers and firmware.

3. Run a virus scan

To run a virus scan on a HP computer, start by opening the HP computer’s control panel. Under the Hardware and Sound category, click on the Computer Management icon. In the Computer Management window, click on the Security tab. Under the Security heading, click on the VirusScan icon. In the VirusScan window, click on the Scan Now button. In the Scan Now window, click on the Start Scan button. When the scan is complete, click on the Report button. In the Report window, click on the Fix Errors button. In the Fix Errors window, click on the Next button. In the Next window, click on the Finish button.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Run a system file checker.
  2. Clean your registry.
  3. Perform a clean boot.
  4. Reset your PC.