HP printer error 49.4c02 is a common technical issue faced by customers using HP products. Though it is a temporary issue, it could render long-lasting effects on your printer. When you encounter this Printer issue for the first time, your device gets prone to it. Thus, you need to take good care of your printer so that the error 49.4c02 error does not turn up again and affect the workflow and the overall functionality of your printer. The HP Printer Error 49.4c02 usually occurs as a result of the disrupted communication between the computer and the printer.
Here is the list of solutions that you can try to know How to fix HP Printer Error 49.4c02 :
Check and Fix the Network Issues
First, you need to check if your network connection is working or not by rebooting the LAN connection. Once it turns on with all lights up, check for ‘Ready Mode’ message on your printer screen. If the printer is active, try printing the configuration page. Go to ‘Menu’ and select ‘Print Configuration.’ If your HP printer prints the configuration page, it means you need to fix the network connection. To troubleshoot network issues, first, configure the IP Address. Then, update printer software/driver as soon as it’s in ‘Ready Mode.’ Restart the PC and printer once you reinstall the printer software/driver.
Clear the Printing Queue
To delete the pending printing jobs, click on ‘Start,’ go to ‘Printers and Faxes’ and pen the printing queue. Of all the printing jobs listed, if none of them is important, remove them from the queue. Once you have removed all the jobs from the queue, try printing the test document.
Update the Firmware of your HP printer
To check if your HP printer’s firmware is updated or not, try printing the configuration page of your printer. On the printed copy, you will get to see the technical information related to ‘Firmware.’ Search for ‘Firmware Date Code’ and the Firmware version, and check the date. If it shows the two years backdate, It is advisable to update the firmware of your printer. To update the firmware, visit manufacturer’s site and select ‘support and drivers.’ Type the model number of HP printer, and follow the command prompts. Select your computer’s operating system, and if any latest update is available, click on ‘easy firmware update utility.’ Then, click on ‘Download’ and install the firmware.
Print Image for PDF Documents
Many HP users receive HP printer error 49.4c02 while printing a file in PDF format. PDF files are compact and use small fonts which affect the memory and functionality of the printer. Thus, it is better to print the documents in PDF format as an image to easily print such files. Go to the printing option shown on the panel and select the PDF file. Press the Window key+ Letter P to open the Print Window. Click on the Advanced Button and choose the ‘Print as an Image’ option. Select OK and click on ‘Print.’
If you find the process is taking too much of your time and manual troubleshooting isn’t what you want, contact HP technical support for real-time assistance from HP certified technicians.