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Error Message "Page too Complex"

Every time I try to print, the printer prints a few lines on a page and then stops. I get the error ssaying "Page Too Complex" and then the print is canceled. This happens no matter I'm printing pictures, or simple word documents. the fax and copy features work without issue though.

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  • Sacramento Fire Jan 05, 2007

    Thanks tom!

  • RusMan Jul 15, 2008

    I get same error but from printing from network with postscript driver(not usb) how do you fix that?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I refilled at Costco. It only let me print a few pages. I stopped working.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    won't stop printing error pages need to cancel all jobs

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Hi Sccfire, This apparently is a fairly common problem with the 2800 series printer and associated with connection to a PC using USB. It can only be overcome by manually configuring the printer?s USB port to work in standard mode rather than at high-speed USB2.0 mode which probably won?t be to much of a problem. Here is a link from a support page on HP?s site that should walk you through the process: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00506095 Let us know how it goes and please don?t forget to rate the posting.

Posted on Jan 05, 2007

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Turn printer on.
On your printer, press the Menu button.
Press 2 (on the fax dial pad).
Press the right arrow (next to Enter button) until you arrive at "High Speed USB.
Press Enter.
Press right arrow to select "Off."
Press Enter.
Press Enter again.

The printer will reboot automatic.

I hope this help!

Posted on Feb 13, 2015

  • Deborah Whitington Feb 16, 2016

    This fixed my problem printing .rtf files. thanks

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