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Printer dropping every 12th label

I print over 500 labels a week on a tractor feed, and every 12th label is missing. I have to reprint them manually one by one. Any ideas on what the problem could be? I tried going into the default-setting mode, the printer beeps once, the lights blink, but it does not print a message with a prompt. Appreciate any help...

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  • Maggie Smith May 29, 2007

    Thanks for trying :) I increased the virtual memory and it's still dropping every 12th label.
    I can't print them in batches of ten, because they're sorted by postal code/city.

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Probably not the printer but the print spooler in the computer has not the capacity for more then twelve and has to 'reload' Get the computer RAMemory checked or increase the size of virtual memory Anoth solut and not difficult to organize is to print the lables in batched of then So you will have[for 500]50 pages to load print ten load a page etc.,

Posted on May 26, 2007

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    john ash May 26, 2007

    This should read
    Anoth solution and not difficult to organize is to print the labels in batched of ten
    So you will have[for 500]50 pages to load and print ten load a page etc.,

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You have to tell the computer on what type of paper you're printing on. try changing the settings to "german std fold". also make sure that the area that the data is in is not bigger than the label.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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