HP Printer Error Code 0xc4eb827f

Whether it is about keeping any record, information or any other data, printer makes a lot of work easy for us. HP printers are easy and efficient to use but sometimes the printer keeps showing the HP printer error code and stops working. This error can get the every drop of your sweat consumed but still won’t go away.  To get help clearing it away, you should first know why you are getting it and the different possible ways to get rid of it. Keep reading to know.

Why am I getting an error code 0xc4eb827f on my HP printer?

Getting error code 0xc4eb827f displayed on the HP printer or computer screen is very common. This error can occur due to the excessive corrupted registry entries on the system. Getting this error again and again can be an indication towards some serious printer failure that can possibly be caused by number of reasons like off-site purge, damaged rails, paper jam, assembly/wiper, debris, hardware failure or dirty or dislocated encoder strip. There are some more possible reasons behind this HP printer error code, some of which are:

  • Due to excessive usage of the printer.
  • Fault in firewall of your computer.
  • Issue with the cartridge.
  • Malware/virus or poor internet connection.
  • When ink toner stops the print job.

However this error is not uncommon among the HP computer and printer users, this virus can be a serious issue because this code is harder to crack and it can come back again and again.

How do I clear the error code 0xc4eb827f on my HP printer?

In case your HP printer is possessed with the 0xc4eb827f error, the below steps can possibly be your solution. These steps are straightforward, self-doable, and simple. So you don’t have to panic if the HP printer error 0xc4eb827f code appears on your screen repeatedly, just try and follow the steps mentioned below.

Troubleshoot the printer

  • Right click on the windows icon and go to the settings.
  • Select ‘update and security’ and then click on ‘troubleshoot’.
  • Go to the pane on right and select the link – ‘additional troubleshooters’.
  • On the consequent screen, expand the printer box by clicking it and select ‘run the troubleshooter’ option.
  • When it brings about to select a printer, select the one causing the error 0xc4eb827f.
  • Click on ‘next’ and follow up the instructions that appear on the screen.

The spooler service

Sometimes the error may appear because the print spooler service has become inactive. So try these steps so that the system can fix itself if that’s the reason behind causing the error.

  • Press Windows + R to start the run.
  • To launch the service window, type ‘services.msc’ and select ‘ok’.
  • Scroll to find the print spooler device.
  • When you find the print spooler device, right click on it and click on the properties option that appears on the context menu.
  • On the page that appears now, select ‘automatic’ that appears under ‘start-up type’ and click on the ‘start’ button.
  • Restart the system and check if your issue is resolved.

How do I fix HP printer 0xc4eb827f status error?

In case these methods do not work out, you can always use the other method which can help you fix this HP printer error 0xc4eb827f code. This method is to reset the faulty printer. Keep in mind to delete/clear the printer queue before you proceed further.

  • Remove out the ink cartridges from your printer.
  • Restart the PC and wait till the printer goes into its idle state.
  • Pull the cables and plugs out and turn off the printer with the error again.
  • Remove the Ethernet cable and the adapter too if the system is connected to any wi-fi network.
  • Connect the facility twine to the facility socket. Reconnect the facility twine to the printer’s stern.
  • Wait for few seconds and re-attach the power cables of the printer and turn it on.
  • You will see that each and every light of the printer will flash together. This is because the printer undergoes a preparation session in which the carriage moves mechanically without any physical component being attached.
  • Plug the ink cartridges back in and check if the error is resolved.


Most probably, following these steps can help you fix the error but in case it is consuming lots of time, you see some other changes undergoing the machine or all of the ways fails to work, you are strongly suggested to visit an expert. Although in most cases the error is easily resolved by these methods but if there is urgency, it is better to take professional help or contact the HP customer support.