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HP LaserJet and HP Color LaserJet Printers - Not Able to Print Through USB Port due to Printer Security Settings

Information

In some cases, security settings on the printer can prevent printing thru a USB port from occurring.
Use the information provided below to verify if in fact the security settings on the printer are preventing printing from occurring via USB.

Details

  1. Check the Information page to find security setting value of the USB port. Print the Information page from the control panel of the printer.
    It should be Enabled as shown in the screenshot below:
  2. If it shows Disabled, go to the Security tab in EWS and click Configure security setting: The Embedded Web Server (EWS) can be accessed by typing in the IP address of the printer in a web browser.
  3. Make sure it is unchecked in Disable direct port as shown in the screenshot below: