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Photosmart 8050 gives C1AB0001 error

When printing an envelop the printer stopped and gave me a C1AB0001 error. Even the power button no longer works. Printer was working fine all morning.

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SOURCE: Printer Error When Printing Envelopes

I had problems printing 4 X 6, and found out that I needed to go into the printer mode, and change the tray feed from "main tray" to photo tray.  Try that one.  

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Print Envelopes on HP Photosmart 7280

This is a paper size problem with the software, go to page setup and under "Paper Size" choose "User Defined" or "Custom" and fill in all of the dimensional information about the envelope and save with a name you will recognize. Now, when you print make sure you have selected the envelope from the paper list and you should be good to go. If you need further assistance, click "Ask Me" and I will answer your request as soon as I can.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a HP Photosmart

You will find how here:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bpu03053&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3204464

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart C5200 inkjet printer:

I found an instruction manual online and this took me through the whole procedure using word and using the CD/DVD drawer to hold the envelopes and now all is well. thank you

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: need to print a half-fold card envelope with HP Photosmart C4480

I also contacted HP and they directed me to a workaround which I have not implemented yet!

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart 3210 all in one

google it

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

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HP Photosmart Premium c309a series will not print envelopes. I keep getting an error message that says paper mismatch. It doesn't matter what size envelope I put in, it always gives me an error message....


Try This :
Try printing from micrsoft word; Click on tools;
Click on Envelopes and Labels
Click on "OPTION"
Under the TAB Envelope Option you will get Evelope Size;
Scroll Down to the bottom you will get an option "Custom Size " Select it;
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And then try to print this should resolve your Issue
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Can't print custom envelope on HP Photosmart 7280


OK, to make this clearer, I had the same problem on my HP C7180. It seems to be rampant throughout their Multifunction printers.

My Fix, combining several others:

1. Go to Printers and Faxes on your Start Menu. In the Printers window, select Server Properties from the File menu. Use the Forms tab of the Print Server Properties dialog box to view printer forms. You may also see lots of forms that you wish your printer could see, but don't worry, it'll see the one you create now. And be sure when you create your form that you use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height. Usually for envelopes you will print in landscape mode.
2. Select the Create A New Form check box.
3. Enter a new name for the Form in the Form Description For field.
4. Use the fields in the Measurements area to set the paper size and margins. *Use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height*.
5. Choose the Save Form button to save the form. The Save Form button only gets pick-able when you type in a different name than what's there already.

Now go to your document program, such as Word. Make sure the window for the document you want to print is the active window. Select File/Page Setup..., Paper Size Tab, and there select the form you just created from the dropdown list

Still in your document program, select File/Print... then Properties. Select the Features tab, which may be differently named. Under Resizing Options/Size dropdown, select More... and there you'll find your newly created form down at the bottom, under Custom. Pick it.

If you're printing envelopes or other things where the way you view it it's wider side-to-side than it is tall, be sure and select "landscape" in both "page setup..." on your document program and in File/Print.../Properties/Features?Basic Options.

When I did all this methodically, I was able to print my Christmas envelopes. Yay!


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Sounds like it might be the same problem I had on my HP C7180. It seems to be rampant throughout their Multifunction printers.

My Fix, combining several others:

1. Go to Printers and Faxes on your Start Menu. In the Printers window, select Server Properties from the File menu. Use the Forms tab of the Print Server Properties dialog box to view printer forms. You may also see lots of forms that you wish your printer could see, but don't worry, it'll see the one you create now. And be sure when you create your form that you use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height. Usually for envelopes you will print in landscape mode.
2. Select the Create A New Form check box.
3. Enter a new name for the Form in the Form Description For field.
4. Use the fields in the Measurements area to set the paper size and margins. *Use the narrower dimension for the width and the longer dimension for the height*.
5. Choose the Save Form button to save the form. The Save Form button only gets pick-able when you type in a different name than what's there already.

Now go to your document program, such as Word. Make sure the window for the document you want to print is the active window. Select File/Page Setup..., Paper Size Tab, and there select the form you just created from the dropdown list

Still in your document program, select File/Print... then Properties. Select the Features tab, which may be differently named. Under Resizing Options/Size dropdown, select More... and there you'll find your newly created form down at the bottom, under Custom. Pick it.

If you're printing envelopes or other things where the way you view it it's wider side-to-side than it is tall, be sure and select "landscape" in both "page setup..." on your document program and in File/Print.../Properties/Features?Basic Options.

When I did all this methodically, I was able to print my Christmas envelopes. Yay!

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