Question about HP Photosmart 7450 InkJet Printer

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Prints "fast draft" only

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the photosmart 7450 can only print "fast draft", in other print modes (fast normal, normal, etc) it stops after feeding the paper and the light turns red.

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I have a HP Deskjet F2200 all in one and have the smae problem. It only prints in fast draft. All other printer settings just spits the paper out as if it is done.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    Hp printer only print in Fast draft mode.
    In normal or high quality just eject the paper


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Hi to all ... my printer did not work good when I give it order to print the first paper let it with out pint but it print after that a bout 5 sheet than stop .notis I order one copy.....what should I do

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The printer takes a long time to print.


Buy a faster printer.

And, no, I'm not being a smart-aleck

HP rates this printer at up to 32 pages per minute -- in fast draft mode black ink only... But even their ratings show it takes over a minute per page when doing quality printing in color.

And those speed ratings are all "after first page" -- ALL printers take longer for the first page due to the time it takes for the computer to set up the page and process the information.

As the specs suggest, you can get faster printing in black-only instead of color and by choosing fast draft mode instead of quality or normal mode.

There is very little that could be wrong with the printer that would make it print slower than usual -- generally any problem would make it not print at all or cause it to print incorrectly. Generally speaking whatever speed you see is simply the speed of the printer itself based on the settings you have selected, the software you are using, and the speed of your computer.

You can refer to the information on the HP website. It is just possible that replacing the printer driver MIGHT help but other than that there simply isn't much you can do about the speed of this (or any) printer unless you want to choose a lower quality print setting.
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It really prints so slow


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Try setting the printing properties to fast draft or draft. It provides a average quality document faster using less ink.
To do this, go to Start->Control Panel and then Printers. Right click on your printer and choose printing preferences. Find the setting for the quality and select Draft or Fast Draft if it is available.
Please note that this printer has a rate of 5.36 pages per minute, so even with the draft you will not see much difference.

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Hi You not say what windows version you are using, got a XP driver for you.

You can download a driver Software from my website then you can use the driver to set your printer up.
Just click on this link and it will download for you, and it is best to save it on your desktop so you can find it easy.
This is for the HP-Photosmart-7450-XP-32Bit

Link= http://www.4all2sell.com/driver/HP-Photosmart-7450-XP-.exe

Ones you have downloaded just double click and it will take you through the installing

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