If your printer status is displaying, “printer in error state”, there is a chance that your printer is faulty. Before moving on to any fixes make sure that your printer is turned on and connected to your computer through the same wireless network. Check for low paper or ink. If everything seems okay here is an alternative method of how to fix HP printer in error state windows 10. Open devices and printers. A window would open and look for your HP printer. Select uninstall. Run the command with the combination of windows key and R. You can remove the device from here.