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If you are windows 7 and connected through usb its just a matter of changing a few settings.

under printing preferences change the raster compression to max and print data optimization to optomize for text and vector.

Also on the printer in the service menu make sure that the usb high speed is on.

If this does not fix the issue go to the hp website and download a universal post script print driver and change the settings under the advanced tab in the printing preferences menu.


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