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Hp2420 does not print correct ranges in all apps.

Recently had an HPLaserJet 2420 start printing incorrect page ranges in Word 2003, shaving margins in Lotus notes and both range and shaving problems in MS Excel 2003. We are running MS WINXP sp2. Mcaffee virus scan. I have two other identical printers that are not acting up using PCL 6 driver. I have worked around the problem with a PS, PCL and HP1200 driver each on different applications. The goal is to get back to one driver for all and maybe even figure out the cause.

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I have found the solution. Quite simple. In the printers properties box select the general tab. Click on the on the printing preferences button. Selecting the Paper/Quality tab, observe the Print Task quick sets. These all need to have Default print settings selected. In our case, they were not. This enabled all applications to print correctly once again.

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Hi fsaltzman,

You need to check the margin settings in the print preview option, make sure you decrease the margins that are set by default and try printing a test page , this should work fine.

On the File menu, you need to click Page Setup, and then click the Margins tab.
Here you can adjust the margins as per your convenience.

To View page margins :-
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  2. Under Print and Web Layout options, select the Text boundaries check box.

The page margins appear in your document as dotted lines.


You can use these dotted lines to correct your margins so that your student's assignments are not cut off and there is no large margin as you have mentioned in your question.


You can view page margins in either Print Layout or Web Layout view only, and they do not appear on the printed page.

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Lines are usually caused by the toner cartridge or the fuser. In order to determine the cause you can replace the toner and see if the lines go away. If not then it is in the fuser assembly and you would need to replace the fuser.

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Check the printer settings to see if the printer was set to add a blank page to the beginning of all print jobs.

This procedure changes the printer settings for a print job:
  1. Click the Start button
  2. Point to Settings
  3. Point to Printers (Windows 2000) or Printers and Faxes (Windows XP).
  4. Right-click the HP LaserJet driver you plan to use (2420)
  5. Click Properties .
  6. On the Advanced tab, uncheck Separator Page.
  7. Click OK to return to the Advanced tab.
  8. Click OK to save the settings.
To change the default settings for your printer, use the following steps for Windows 2000 and Windows XP computers.
  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Point to Settings .
  3. Point to Printers (Windows 2000) or Printers and Faxes (Windows XP).
  4. Right-click the HP LaserJet driver you plan to use
  5. Click Properties .
  6. On the Advanced tab, click Printing Defaults .
  7. Change any of the settings on the tabs. These settings become the defaults for the printer.
  8. Click OK to return to the Advanced tab.
  9. Click OK to save the settings and to close the printer driver.

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Hi there,
Have you try to Copy paste the content of Outlook to Word and then try to print.

As Outlook have lesser option to set for printing. And may not possess all the features to print it correctly.

Let me know if I can assist you further.
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http://www.feedroller.com/Store/Service%20Manual/LaserJet%202410%202420%20and%202430%20SM.pdf

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I think that Odyssey user is right it maybe that the print driver is not compatible with the program you are using goto hp.com or hp.co.uk and download the PCL 5e driver

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