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"unable to print" msg

A short time after printing two pages i sent another print job to the printer and get the "unable to print" tried powering off - but no help

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You could try going into control panel clicking on your printer then click on printer top left and cancel all documents

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My guess is either on the printer or the driver. Skimming the manual, it doesn't seem that you can set the default number of pages printed per sent print job on the printer, but that is something I would look into. This is a nice office printer, perhaps the printer is set to print multiple copies of everything it is sent. You could determine if it is the printer or driver/computer by printing to it from another computer.

If it is the computer, go into the control panel and select the properties for this printer. In there, check if the number of copies is improperly set to 5. This would happen for every print job sent from this system.

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It appears that you are using a PJL wrapper around the print job. Please create a print to file (off of the driver screen) and send it to me at janddgasrepair@verizon.net. I'll be able to look at the job and see what ie happening.

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Make sure that you identify your jobs in the printer driver before printing. Using default names might override previous jobs that have the same default name or cause the job to be deleted.

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