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Cancel printing I can not stop my printer from printing. It is using up all of my paper. lol

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  • Dot3491 Apr 26, 2008

    Hi Mike:

    You are great. Thanks so much for helping me get my printer back in shape.

  • Dot3491 Apr 26, 2008

    Hi Mike:

    You are great. Thanks so much for helping me get my printer back in shape.

  • jcacocks May 10, 2008

    I attempted to print an evelope. It jammed. I powered OFF; removed the jam & powered up again. The printer started printing pages of gobbly-gook. Turning off and back on again didn't resolve the problem.

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Hi, power off the printer. Open control panel, open add/remove programs. Un-install your printer software. Leave the printer off & restart your system. After windows finishes loading go to this link. (Click on it). http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/welcome.html#Support
Click the circle to the left of. Download drivers and software (and firmware). Power on your printer & click, Start Detection
Hp will will find your printer & start downloading the latest software for your printer.

This should take care of your printer.
Feel free to post your thoughts.
Enjoy!
Mike

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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