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My read out says check paper size, when i reload tray all it does is print out an old fax. I have letter in there and have gone though the trouble shooting in the manual.

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Did you try clearing your remaining jobs? Fax, menu, arrow down to #2 (fax), menu, arrow down to #6 (remaing jobs)....

this helped me.

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If you see this message on the front panel of the HP PSC 2210 when you are receiving a fax, check that the paper size is set to match the paper size in the paper tray. (You cannot receive a fax on 4 x 6 paper or on an envelope.) Checking the paper size setting
  1. Press Setup .
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  4. Press the right arrow until you see 4: Paper Size .
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You should configure TRAY 1 as Legal only.
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On printer check media/paper type tray 2 or 3 is plain and tray 2/3 is set for letter paper size too, via printer control panel. Also check under paper handling other options for tray 1, also on tray 2 and 3, I think there is a blue little round switch on left should be set as letter not custom.

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