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02, Apr , 2019

Permanent Solution for HP Scanner Error 6 [Fully Resolved]

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Your HP Scanner might be facing problems for some time with errors getting pooped up at regular intervals. Don’t worry as it a common scenario when you use such devices regularly. The HP Scanner Error 6 is one such common error that might cause trouble in your scan works. Ensure quick fix troubleshooting to get rid of all sorts of scanner errors and this web blog will come to the use greatly. Alternatively, you can take help from HP Scanner experts to find the alternative solution for the device.

  1. Check the connection

Make sure that the scanner is powered on. Is your HP scanner cabled? Check the USB ports and cables. If you are using VPN in the computer, then try disconnecting VPN for the computer and scan again.

  • Enable Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Service

WIA allows graphics to communicate with imaging hardware. Enable WIA in the computer if the scanner stops working showcasing Error 6. Here are the things to do:

  • Press ‘Windows logo key’ and ‘R’ together to invoke ‘Run’ box. Type ‘service.msc’ and click ‘OK’.
  • Move down and click ‘Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)’. Set ‘Startup type’ to ‘Automatic’ and ‘Service status’ is ‘Running’ in popup pane.
  • Is the ‘Service status’ is already ‘Running’? Click ‘Stop’ to stop the service and click ‘Start’ to re-enable the service.
  • Click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘OK’ to save changes.
  • Update the scanner driver

The HP Scanner Error 6 can be due to the expired scanner driver. A missing or out dated scanner can cause all sorts of problems. Manually update the scanner driver or automatically to update the device.

  • Run System File Checker

System file is a built-in Windows feature that is scanning system files and repairs it automatically. Try SFC to fix the HP Scanner Errors. Here are the steps to do it:

  • In the search box type ‘cmd’ and right-click on ‘Command Prompt’ to select ‘Run as administrator’.
  • In the Command Prompt, type the command and press ‘Enter’.
  • Wait for ‘Verification 100% complete’ and once completed, press ‘Enter’.
  • Restart the computer and if see if the scanner starts to work again or not.

Get more advice and suggestion from HP scanner tech support experts. The professional guys are more in the space to provide you the best solutions. The support professionals ensure that they able to solve all the errors in the best time possible.


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