HP Printer Error 0x6100004a code is a common printer error. If you encounter this error, you can resolve it using a few simple steps. The error can occur because of various reasons. Sometimes, even a hp printer paper jam can be one of the reasons behind this error. Other possible causes can be fragmented files, hardware issues, redundant program installation, RAM decline, and many different reasons. 

If you are facing this error code, you can choose the following methods to fix this HP printer failure error 0x6100004a code:

Method 1: Reset the printer

  • The first thing that you can consider is resetting the printer. For this, you need to turn on the printer. Wait for few seconds until the printer is in the printer idle mode. 
  • Disconnect the power chord end from the printer port.
  • After this, remove the adapter from the power outlet.
  • Wait for 1-2 minutes. Reconnect the power chord and turn on the printer.
  • If the error still prevails, then there may be a jammed paper or some other reason. Check the other method for getting rid of the jammed paper and this error.

Method 2: Getting rid of the jammed paper

  • Even a paper jam can lead to this error. Therefore, you need to fix the paper jam issue in order to get rid of this error. For this, you will have to open the paper input tray. Check if there is any paper jam in the tray.
  • Slide-out the tray and remove it completely from the printer. Press the buttons situated on the two sides of the tray to remove it completely.
  • After the removing tray, check if there are any jammed paper or scraps of paper left in the gaps. 
  • Gently remove the paper if there is any. 
  • After removing the paper, you can insert it back to the printer. Do it carefully. 
  • You can also check the cartridge access area to check if there are any paper jams. 
  • For this, you will have to open the ink cartridge access door. Remove the paper from the gaps, if there is any.