HP Deskjet 6940 Printer printer not activated error code 30

Have you ever encountered such problem that you saw “printer not activated error code 30” on your computer screen? I have met such problem days before and before that my HP Deskjet 6940 Printer worked well. In this article I will tell you how to solve the HP Deskjet 6940 Printer printer not activated error code 30 problem. Due to my experience it is the problem of printer spooler. You should clean the printer spooler. I used 64 bit Win 7 operating system.
Step 1: I clicked Start and then Control Panel, click on “View By: Large icons” and then “Administrative Tools”.
Step 2: Double Click “Services” then you will see a list of services among which scroll down and find the one called “Print Spooler”, then right click it and select Restart
Step 3: double click Print Spooler and select Automatic and then wait for a while and you can try to print. If the problem still exists with your HP Deskjet 6940 Printer, then you should try all the following steps to uninstall program and reinstall the driver.
Step 1: unplug your printer from your computer,
Step 2: go to Start, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program to remove HP Deskjet 6940 Printer as well as any related applications. You can remove it by downloading “windows install cleanup” tool and install it for the removing tool. If you can not find the Uninstall a Program than you should just remove it. Restart your computer and down load the newest driver form the manufacture’s website and install it.
Step 3: after the installation work is finished, you should restart your computer, turn on your computer and printer, and try to print through HP Deskjet 6940 Printer.
All above mentioned steps are procedures that I have used to solve the problem of printer not activated error code 30.
There are also other things that can cause this problem, such as anti virus software. If you have installed anti virus software and encountered such problem, you should disable script blocking. If you do not install any anti virus software, you should try to check document convert setting of your HP Deskjet 6940 Printer. This problem may also occur when you install some software which will create Quicken PDF Printer that will interfere with your default printer. If this is the problem, then you should turn the quick printer off and reinstall driver.

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