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Mac computer sends job to printer, green light blinks, but no printing takes place.

Then the job times out about 2 minutes later. HP wanted to charge me 40 dollars to diagnose and solve. So naturally I'm searching for the gratis solution...

In addition, before this latest development, I had a problem for about a year where the printer would no matter what stop halfway through the job, and I would have to restart the job to print the remainder of the document. Don't know where the genesis of either of these problems lies, but I think they're related...

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  • euphony2012 Oct 03, 2008

    rest of slugline should read "green light blinks as if it's sending the job to the printer, but no printing takes place. Thanks!

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A few possible reasons

Print Driver is corrupt
Replace the print Driver

Printer memory set on the computer for a larger size then what the printer has.
Print a configuration page on the printer. (Press and hold down the large button for 7 seconds no longer than 15seconds) When the light flashes release the button.
On the page you will see the Memory size. Make sure you computer is set to the proper avail printer memory.

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