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My lexmark X5495 always prints banner

Everytime i load a pdf and try to print i go into my settings on this infernal machine and NOTHING is set to print a banner. its all set to plain. but it always brints in banner mode and screws all of my documents up. even when i print 1 page it prints 2 but one has the document loaded on it while the other is blank. there is nothing in the troubleshooting to solve this. PLEASE HELP

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Not sure which OS, you're using, but try this:

Go to Start > Printers > right-click your PDF printer and go to Properties

Go to Printing Preferences and ensure in all possible locations there that you don't have "banner" selected.

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