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Won't recognize paper size hp document

Picks up paper, but thinks that I am attempting to print a 4x6 pic instead of a regular size copy

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HP's are notorious for not recognising paper sizes. Especially if you are out of the USA. HP printers are default set for USA paper. I have to set mine every now and again to the UK paper size system before it will print within the borders.

Go to paper selection etc and set the paper sizes before you print. Eventually, they do memorise the settings, as odd as that sounds.

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