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Only prints 1/4 of the page, then ejects the paper.

When I try printing something from my new computer, it will print 1/4 of the page, then ejects the paper without completing it. If I make a copy or scan a picture or document, it works fine.

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  • donlyn941 Jan 07, 2009

    It worked! Thank you!

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Hi donlyn941,

I have exactly this problem. I am using Windows Vista. I had this printer installed automatically by Vista, without any CD.

What I did to resolve this:

  1. Power down the printer first by holding down the "Power Save" button
  2. When the LED screen is off, wait for 5 seconds.
  3. Power up the printer by pressing the "Power Save" button.
  4. During Step 3, we will hear a "dun-dun" sound, which means the printer is connected.
  5. I started printing, without the 1/4 page. :)
Hope this helps.

Let me know if you have any problems.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • Chip Loon Ng
    Chip Loon Ng Jan 08, 2009

    Hi donlyn941,

    It is nice to hear that it is resolved. Hope you have a great day ahead! :)


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