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Printer prints backwards/upsidedown

Hello, I have a printer that has suddenly decided to print backwards/upsidedown. It only does this with pdf docs and printing off the internet. Seems to print fine from excel and word programs. Instead of printing from left to right, it prints right to left and you would have to put in from of a mirror to read. Have not been able to identify the cause or how to remedy. It is very odd! Can you help?? In Gratitude, Joetta Marie

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    ozipper613 Jan 23, 2009

    I have a similar problem. My printer was working fairly well, but last week or slightly before began printing mirror-image and backwards, out of the blue!
    I checked the printer 'properties' and the option mirror image was not checked in error, so I don't understand why this problem is occuring.


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This sounds like an advanced setting on your printer setup. When you get to the print dialog, hit Properties for your printer, then look around there for a "mirror" or "reverse" setting. Different printers use different drivers, so your configuration options are difficult to predict.

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Hello,

I have a printer that has suddenly decided to print backwards/upsidedown. It only does this with pdf docs and printing off the internet. Seems to print fine from excel and word programs. Instead of printing from left to right, it prints right to left and you would have to put in from of a mirror to read. Have not been able to identify the cause or how to remedy. It is very odd! Can you help??

In Gratitude,
Joetta Marie

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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This is a fairly new problem existing today
The Intelligence agency's all know about this
This started recently with Credit Reporting Agencies
And I don't think it's very funny!
The problem is NOT with our Print controls
This is being caused by the online companies we are attempting to download our financial or credit information from!
Ted

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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