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How can I stop my printer automatically printing out a test page when I switch it on?

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Every time u switch on the printer it will print the alignment sheet until you scan it.once the alignment sheet is printed ,keep it in the scanner glass and press the scan button.this will scan the alignment sheet.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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I had the same problem and being helped by HP operator.
first take the USB cable out of your computer, then put it off and then on again...it starts to print the test page again...then after the printer stops printing, put the just printed testpage face down on the scanner(glas) and press scan manually...after the scanning(you wait till that is finnished) and then put the printer off and on again....then connect the USB cable to the computer and that will stop the printer from printing the testpage every time you startup your printer....

hope it wil solve your problem, it did for me...

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Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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SOURCE: My printer keeps printing the test page every time it's switched on

I had the same problem and it was driving me crazy until I did this. Please follow exactly and IN ORDER.

1. Turn off the printer and wait 10 seconds. Turn it on again

2. Let the printer print the test page.

3. After the test page is printed, disconnect the USB cable connecting the printer to your computer. DO NOT turn off the printer while disconnecting the USB cable.

4. Place the test page on the scanner glass and press the SCAN button on the printer. The ON light will flash as the page is being scanned.

5. Remove the test page when the ON light is steady.

6. Finally, turn off the printer and wait another 10 seconds. Then turn it on again. No more printing test pages! Yay!

(You may now reconnect the printer to your computer via the USB cable.)

Posted on May 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Prints a test page eac time it switches on!!! how do i turn it off??

try scanning the test page after it prints. this usually stops the printer from reprinting a test page each time it is turned back on.

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer prints partial page and then stops

We have had the same problem. I have found that if I close all windows not being used on the computer, then try to print the document again the entire document prints. This happens on an older computer we have that doesn't have alot of RAM.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: My HP PSC 1401 printer always prints the test page

Take the test page ( also called : alighnment page ) that always prints when you switch on the printer and place it face down in the scanner.

Then press the scan button on the printer itself.
(this is the button at the bottom of all the buttons on the printer/scanner.)

Make sure that the printer scans the test page.
( sometimes you press the butoon and it doesn't scan )
( it makes a scanning noise when scanning succesfully )

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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My printer keeps printing the test page every time it's switched on


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0.gif Re: Re: HP PSC 1513 all in one test page always pr by Anonymous (12/12/07 6:14 AM) reply + / - Subject : How to disable the test page that always prints when you switch on the HP PSC 1513 all-in-one printer.

Take the test page ( also called : alighnment page ) that always prints when you switch on the printer and place it face down in the scanner.

Then press the scan button on the printer itself.
(this is the button at the bottom of all the buttons on the printer/scanner.)

Make sure that the printer scans the test page.
( sometimes you press the butoon and it doesn't scan )
( it makes a scanning noise when scanning succesfully )


Then it will stop printing the test page ( alignment page ) ever again.

This is a really stupid product feature on HP's part to waste ink and force people to buy more cartriges.


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