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Incomplete printing of documents

Our HP 7280 is not printing the complete document, for example it almost always drops the last line on the page.

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  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    Incomplete printing of documents

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem on a HP photosmart C7180 using Vista. It sometimes doesn't print the last 1.5 to 2 lines on the page. It does not always do it. If I reprint the same document it will then work.

  • pinballnh Dec 11, 2008

    It prints half of the last line. The problem is inconsistent - meaning it does not always happen. I have two computers connected to this printer and both are running Windows Vista.

  • autored Dec 19, 2008

    Occasionally the printer will print all but half of the last line.

  • david_satisf Dec 31, 2008

    Incomplete printing: Sometimes cuts off the last 0.5 to 2 lines of a page printing from MS OFfice 2007 in Windows Vista. Sometimes it doesn't!

  • david_satisf Dec 31, 2008

    same incomplete printing. Note: if I reprint the document SOMETIMES works and mostly does not. I have to change something, like the font or something, and then it only works about 50% of the time.

  • altairanger Jan 06, 2009

    I have similar problem but even worse. I just got this an HP C7280 just one day old. It printed ok a few times maye 5 times but now does not print the whole page but only half or quater of the page. Some print attempt did not print anything at all. Its the same story when I tried copying. It sounds like it was printing but when it spits the paper --its blank or partial. Tried new set of paper I use from my other printer Epson CX5800F.
    Tried the alignment and head cleaning function- same result. Its also giving occasional paper jam which I can remove at the back attachment tray. I'm ready to return this product.

  • lukeb12345 Jan 09, 2009

    yea i have the same problem where the printer inconsistently cuts off the last line of text... margins do not affect this and it seems to be on random pages.... any idea?? would this problem be my printer specific or the model?


  • rockywwf71 Jan 12, 2009

    I just returned a C6380 for this same issue and ended up grabbing a C7280 because it is a better printer. Well I have the same problem again with the pages not fully printing via wireless. I've spent a total of 3 hours between 2 phone calls to HP's tech support and they have no clue. I'm going to call back tonight and immediately ask to be escalated.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    Same issue here. I so tired of the lousy HP drivers.



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