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I wish to print postcards on two sides. I have already done this but now the printer will not print the cards on both sides. I have set everything on two sided to AUTO. I can still print item on paper, on both sides but not the post cards I get from the post office 3.5x5.5. Can enyone help me? I know this printer can do it, it did it last wk but not now. Thanks Bob

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There are a couple of steps for you to do. And there is also a note:

"The printer driver does not support manual duplexing. Two-sided printing requires an HP Automatic Two-sided Printing Accessory to be installed on the device."

To print automatically on both sides of a page (Windows)
1. Load the appropriate media.
2. Make sure the duplexer is properly installed.
3. With a document open, click Print on the File menu, and then select a printing shortcut.
4. Change any other settings, and then click OK.
5. Print your document.

To print automatically on both sides of a page (Mac OS X)
1. Load the appropriate media.
2. Make sure the duplexer is properly installed.
3. Verify that you are using the correct printer and page size in the Page Setup.
4. On the File menu, click Print.
5. Select Copies and Pages from the drop-down list.
6. Select Two-sided printing tab, and then check to print on both sides of the page.
7. Select Layout and then select the binding orientation by clicking the appropriate icon.
8. Change any other settings, and then click Print.

To install the duplexer:

1. Push the buttons on the rear access panel and remove the panel from the device.
2. Slide the duplexer into the device until the unit locks into place. Do not press the buttons on either side of the duplexer when installing the unit; use them only for removing the unit from the device.

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