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Print job prints larger than actual file

It doesn't matter what size of paper I print with my printer enlarges it. For example, I have a 12" x 12" file. I drag and drop it on a 13" x 19" canvas. According to the ruler in PS CS3 it remains at 12" x 12" on the 13" x 19" canvas. When I print it the 12 x 12 picture ends up being 3/8 of inch wider. Any ideas what may be causing this.

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SOURCE: Mechanism Error - Print Cradle won't move! - HP 5650

This "plastic strip" is called the "carriage encoder strip". This strip dictates the timing of the carriage assembly. If the end slots aren't broken, you can re-attach it. Otherwise, you'll need to replace it. They are about $10.

Posted on Jul 03, 2007

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SOURCE: printer won't print

switch of the printer first remove the usb cable from the printer and uninstall the printer driver nad remove printer from device manager also. to go to the device manager do these steps first right click on my computer and then go to properties and the click on hardware tab and then click on device manager and go to universal serial bus controllers just click on + tab it will expand and it will show the list of connected hardware select usb printing support and right click on and uninstall then restart you system. after coplete boot run the driver software and connect the usb cable when it will prompt you and switch on the printer. it will install your printer

Posted on Sep 22, 2007

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SOURCE: Printing PDF files

I had this problem after I had fixed a problem printing from Quicken. I was able to print from Quicken by changing the print option in Windows -- mine was set to "Spool documents" and I changed it to "Print directly from printer" -- the advice I was given was to change it from whatever it was set at to the other option. For printing a PDF file, I changed it back to "Spool documents" and it allowed me to print the PDF file. Try this and see if it works for you -- click the Windows Start button and select Settings, then Printers and Faxes. Right click on the selected printer and select Properties. In the properties window look for a setting to print directly to printer or spool documents -- mine was under the Advanced option. Try the option not currently selected -- in my case, I changed it back to Spool documents with Begin printing immediately -- and then try to print a PDF file. It looks like I will have to toggle back and forth when I am printing from Quicken and when I am printing a PDF file. Hope this works for you.

Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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SOURCE: paper mismatch

you have to load the printer driver for HP Deskjet 990c. This worked for me perfectly and I'm sitting here printing my wedding invites right now! Good luck!

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

SOURCE: Cannot print on regular letter size paper on my HP

I had same problem. Try this: When you go to print, change your ink quality to "draft". For some reason, I was able to print after trying everything. Hope this works for you!

Posted on Feb 18, 2011

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