HP printers are popular devices that sometime undergo error state problem. It occurs due to communication problem, intermittent internet connection, or because of jammed paper in the printer. To resolve the problem you will need to update the printer driver from 123.hp.com/setup 5255 website and make sure that your printer connects securely to the internet. Additionally, check the printer screen and if any error code appears then work upon it to resolve the issue. In case, the printer cover are not properly closed then also your printer might come up with a error state issue and the best way to resolve it is manually inspect all the doors and close them if needed. Besides, the low ink levels can also become the culprit and hence you must maintain the optimum ink levels in the cartridge of your HP OfficeJet 5255 printer. Hopefully, these suggestions will help you overcome the error state problem.