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HP LaserJet 3550 spits out blank paper when job sent from computer but prints fine when printing directly from printer

When hooking up our printer (HP Laserjet 3550) we printed a test page, which the printer printed fine... After that one piece printed, we attempted to print from the three other computers on the network- the printer spit out blank pages... we tried printing again from the first computer and it also spit out a blank page... we printed the "event log" directly from the printer and it printed just fine in b&w and color but it continues to only spit out blank paper when receiving print jobs from any of the computers... it still says its receiving data but nothing is printed. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    network prints fade after about 6 prints. usb doesn't fade. Demo page and all prints direct from printer look great.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Printer is receiving data and it starts to print, but nothing is on the pages

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    printer spits out blank pages. sometimes will print one or two pages but the rest come out blank

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    won't print says out of paper,but has paper

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    while other paper are coming out straight one particular page is printing at an angle.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    hp 1320 printer

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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.

Hope this helps
Thanks J

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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