To fix the HP printer error nostringval, do the solutions provided in this article.
This error can also be displayed as HP printer error syntax error offending command. It might occur when your try to print from an editing software, photo viewer, or word processor.
To fix this error, try the following troubleshooting:
1. Change the Document to PDF
How to Change MS Word Document to PDF
Follow the steps below to change MS Word document to PDF:
Step 1: Open the MS Word document.
Step 2: Click “File”.
Step 3: Click on “Save as”.
Step 4: Click the “Save as” drop-down menu.
Step 5: Click on “PDF”.
Step 6: Enter the name you want the file saved as.
Step 7: Click “Save”.
Step 8: Open the new PDF file in Adobe Reader.
Step 9: Print the PDF file.
2 Remove your Printer and Re-add it again – HP Printer Error Nostringval
How to Remove HP Printer
Follow the steps below to remove your HP printer and then re-add it:
Step 1: Click “Start”.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”.
Step 3: Click on “Devices”.
Step 4: Click on “Printers and Scanners”.
Step 5: Click on your HP printer from the device list.
Step 6: Click “Remove device”.
Step 7: Click “Yes”.
How to Uninstall HP Printer Software
Follow the steps below to uninstall HP Printer Software:
Step 1: Open Run by pressing the “Window” and “R” keys.
Step 2: Type “control”.
Step 3: Click “OK”.
Step 4: Follow this path in the open window: “Programs > Programs and Features”.
Step 5: Click on your HP printer app.
Step 6: Click “Uninstall”.
Step 7: If prompted, click “Yes”.
Step 8: Follow the instructions on the screen to uninstall the software.
How to Re-add HP Printer
Follow the steps below to re-add your HP printer:
Step 1: Go to the HP website and download the latest version of your HP printer software.
Step 2: Install the software on your computer.
Step 3: Click “Start”.
Step 4: Select “Settings”.
Step 5: Click “Device”.
Step 6: Click “Printers and Scanners”.
Step 7: Click “Add a printer or scanner”.
Step 8: Follow the instructions on the screen to install your HP printer.
Step 9: Print a document.
If this doesn’t fix the error, try the last troubleshooting option below.
If you are interested in learning more about HP printer errors, we recommend that you read this article: HP Printer Errors and Solution [Detailed]. In that article, we provide solutions to a host of HP printer errors.
3. Use HP Universal Print Driver
How to Use HP Universal Print Driver
Follow the steps below to use the HP Universal print driver:
Step 1: Press the key for “Windows” on your keyboard.
Step 2: Type in “control” to run a search.
Step 3: Click on “Control Panel”.
Step 4: Click on “Hardware and Sound”.
Step 5: Click on “Devices and Printers”.
Step 6: From the available device list, click on your HP printer.
Step 7: Click “Print server properties”.
Step 8: Choose your printer driver in the open window.
Step 9: Click “Remove”.
Step 10: Click “Yes”.
Step 11: Close all open windows.
Download HP Universal Print Driver (PCL5)
To download the HP Universal print driver (PCL5), follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to the HP website page for software and driver download.
Step 2: Download the HP Universal Print Driver’s latest version.
Step 3: Install the driver.
Step 4: Then re-add your HP printer.
Check if the error is resolved.
If it is not, then you have to contact HP support.
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