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Printer says out of memory how do I fix it

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You need to add more memory or modify the print job that you are trying to print. You can try changing the dpi to a lower value.

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Don't by it from HP as they list it at $500.00 or so. Buy the clone memory for around $25.00 for 128MB.

Here's a link to source the memory:

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