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Re: printer is hooked up but when job is sent only prints...
Check ur document if the blank pages is really can be read by checkig it on print preview on the same pages which isn't printed then if this isn't worked try to clean the cartridge pinout also try to clean the cartridge mount pinout by using Acitone (when ur printer is off).
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See if there is an option in your settings to print a "job owner" page after each job. That's not what it's actually called but I had a similar issue with a Canon printer and found that you can have the printer automatically print a page after the job that identifies who sent the job to the printer. It's the last page so it lands on top of a finished job and separates it from other jobs sent to the printer before you have a chance to get yours. If you don't have network identifications associated with users it may just print a blank page as a separator.
the display for an error message. If the display reads "Clearing paper
from printer," the engine has detected a jam and is attempting to eject
the jammed pages automatically. These pages will often be blank.
the display for "Performing PRINT/STOP TEST" or "Performing SERVICE
TEST." Either of these messages indicates that the printer is going
through a test procedure that may eject blank pages.
the amount of paper in the input tray if the printer is feeding
multiple blank sheets at a time. The printer will pull extra pages
through if the input tray is overfilled.
the paper in the input tray with the correct size if needed. If the
4600 printer detects the paper as an incorrect size for the print job, it may eject the paper without printing anything on it.
the ink cartridges if certain colors are blank on the page. Replace the
black cartridge if printing a black text document that is coming out
blank. The printer may attempt to print even if the ink level is low or
empty, but will unable to print anything on the page, causing it to
come out blank.
the sealing tape from newly installed cartridges. The tape covers the
print heads and should be removed before installing the cartridges. If
the tape is left on, it will prevent ink from getting on the pages as
the "Check mark" button on the control panel to enter the printer menu.
Run a diagnostic so the printer can attempt to determine the cause of
the blank pages printing. Press the up or down arrow to select
"Diagnostics." Press the "Check mark" button. Press the "Down" arrow to
highlight "PQ Troubleshooting." Press the "Check mark" button. The
printer runs a diagnostic and returns to a ready state when done.
If there is an "X" on the color cartridge indicator then there is a problem with it. If you have removed the plastic tape that covers the part that connects to the computer and you still have this problem then the cartridge is defective and needs to be returned to the store and exchanged for another that is good. Exchange the cartridge and install the replacement. This should solve the problem with the printer not recognizing a full color ink cartridge.
You mentioned that the printer cannot take paper. Please clarify what happens when you load the paper tray and try to print? Are you loading paper one page at a time using the external feeder or are you loading the paper tray full with paper before trying to print? If your loading page by page or filling the tray with only a few sheets of paper then try loading a bigger amount of approx 1/2" of paper. It is easier for the printer to grab paper when the try has a good amount in it. If it still will not load the paper when the tray is full and inserted correctly, please advise what happens when you try and print - exactly? Does the printer respond to the print command sent from the computer? Does it make attempts to load the paper and then fail and stop? Does it pick up paper and then show a paper jam? Does the printer do anything when trying to print from your computer? Answer these questions and I will help you solve this problem right now.
Try connecting the printer via the USB port on either one of the computers. Then test if the machine prints fine then likely possibility is that the Network interface card is faulty remove the network card and install in a different slot and test. If the same thing happens then reinstall the drivers and test.
When you removed the jammed paper , the jam paper sensor was not reset or positioned correctly.
The reason the machine was sending two pieces of paper thru at once was probably due to the paper
feed sensor. A lot of H'Ps do this. Try re-aligning the tray and if you pulled the paper out and heard a grinding noise, the whole feed unit is probably out of time.I would only re-install the
software as a last resort, since your problem was caused by hardware, not software. Scrivitron