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Prints four blank pages between each printed document...

The printer will print, but between each document are four blank pages. In the upper left-hand corner of each page is printed a code--the printed page has a "2", the next blank page has "WI*A", the second page has "2CBA", and third and fourth blank pages have "2A", and then the printed document resumes with a "2" at the top. This is repeated for as many documents are printed. Our school code is 2A, but I don't know what the other codes are. Does anybody know how I stop this from happening? I've been through all the configuration menus and have created custom configurations for our jobs, but I can't find what's causing this. It's an enormous waste of paper.

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This is your datacable problem, if you are using parralal port then
your data cable length should not be more then 2meter,

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This is your data cable problem change datacable
and change setting to your computer cmos setup
go cmos setup find parralal port mode option select EPP+ECP


First you change your datacable if problem can't solve so change
cmos setup option

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    What if Im printing wirelessly and it prints 6 blank pages that says notes on the bottom before every print job?

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