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Default settings for copier

The default settings for my machine are set at 4x6", glossy, standard. Most of my copies are 8.5x11", plain paper, so I have to change the settings manually each time the machine is turned on. How can I reset the default settings?

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  • Shirley Smith Feb 08, 2007

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  • lornak Apr 24, 2008

    My printer will ONLY print 1/4 of the page. I have gone over and over the settings menu, chosen 8.5 x 11, full page, same magnification, etc., and the darned thing shrinks the image to the upper left hand quadrant of the page. I have also double checked the print settings on my laptop, and made sure that they are set to full page. 


    My husband has the same problem when trying to print from his laptop, so it must be the printer. HELP!!!! Thanks, Lorna

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There must be s "custom setting" set as default. Check properties and restore defaults where applicable. http://alpha03u.c-wss.com/inc/ApplServlet?SV=WWUCA900 This is an online manual for your machine. Good Luck, Tim

Posted on Feb 07, 2007

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