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I am getting an error when I am trying to print checks from Quickbooks on my HP C6100 printer. The error is "Paper mismatch: paper size or type is incorrect". I believe these printers have some kind of media sensor which I would love to disable. Any ideas how?

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There is good reason to use the proper paper to print checks. If you do not, the machines at the bank may not read them correctly, they will not have watermark to prevent fraud and if they are not the correct weight, they will get clogged in the equipment at the bank processing center.

You can go to
Start
Control Panel
Printers
Right click on the printer in question
Printing Preferences
Paper/Quality
(Plain Paper) This is a pull down menu with all styles of paper. You can change to the paper that you are using and change other settings as well.

If you have any other questions let us know. Good Luck.

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You'll need to go into your printer's preferences when you print from quickbooks by clicking "Properties" in the print dialog. Then search through your paper sizes to find one that is check sized. If you cannot find it, add another paper size that is 6? x 3.75?, which is the size of a check. You might want to cut out a few check-sized pieces of paper to test your settings/margins on, so you're not ruining checks.

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I am using quickbooks 2005 and am trying to print full page checks. I am getting a 'paper mismatch' error and cannot print my checks.


Welcome to FixYa.

Paper mismatch errors occur because the product scans the width of the envelope before printing. If the paper size setting in the printer driver does not match the paper actually loaded in the product, the product reports a 'Paper Mismatch' error.

How do you load your check in the printer?

Keep me posted.
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I am trying to print invitations size 5.5 by 8.5 on my HP Puotosmart C5580 printer and I am having a problem. It keeps telling me that I have the incorrect paper. Would you please advise? Thanks


Go to HP Solution Center
Click Printer Settings
Click Printer Preferrences
Go to Paper Size
Look for the size of your media or
choosee Custom
Then type the width and length of the paper
then save it

change paper type to plain paper

then got to Printers under control panel of your PC
right cick on the printer icon then choose printer properties
click printer preferences
got to features tab
Go to Paper Size
Look for the size of your media or
choosee Custom
Then type the width and length of the paper
then save it


then try printing again

you can also refer to the link below for additional info

'Paper Mismatch,' or 'Paper Size Mismatch' Error Message Displays When Printing in Microsoft Word

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01824353&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3575276&tmp_track_link=ot_search

'Paper size mismatch' Message Displays on the HP Photosmart Printer

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01631553&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3575276&tmp_track_link=ot_search

Hope I help you a bit.

You can also send me questions on my

personal email - christian4122@yahoo


Your's Truly,

Christian from HP

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Paper mismatch errors occur because the product scans the width of the envelope before printing. If the paper size setting in the printer driver does not match the paper actually loaded in the product, the product reports a 'Paper Mismatch' error. The message saves paper and ink by preventing print jobs from accidentally printing on the wrong paper. For example, the print job might be for a 101.6 x 152.4 mm (4 x 6 inch) photo, but there is letter-size paper loaded in the product. The error message displays to make sure that ink is not wasted on the wrong paper type. try this out , disable the automatic paper type sensor.
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Ignore the error and continue printing. The print job might still be acceptable even if the paper size and paper type settings are not an exact match.
  1. Press Enter on the control panel to clear the error message.
  2. Try the print job again.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
    Use the HP product software, also known as the printer driver, to change the print settings for your paper size and type depending on your version of Microsoft Word.
    1. In Microsoft Word, click File , and then click Print .
    2. Make sure that your HP product is in the Name drop-down list box, and then clickProperties .
    3. Click the Features tab, or the Paper/Quality tab.
    4. Select a paper size from the Size drop-down list.If the required paper size is not in the drop-down list, follow these steps to create a custom paper size.
      1. Select Custom from the drop-down list.
      2. In the Custom Paper Size dialog box, type a name for the new custom size.
      3. In the Width and Height boxes, type the dimensions.
      4. Select the unit of measurement, and then click Save .
      5. Click OK to close the Custom Paper Size dialog box, and then click OKagain to close the Properties dialog box. NOTE: You must exit the Properties dialog box to apply your changes.
      6. Open the Properties dialog box again, and then select the new custom size from the Size drop-down list.
    5. Select the paper type.
      1. In the Paper Type or Type is drop-down list, click More .
      2. Click the desired paper type, and then click OK .
    6. Select the paper source from the Paper Source drop-down list.
    7. Change any other settings, and then click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
    8. Try the print job again.
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After selecting print, select preferences.
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Save it under a new name (e.g., "Invitation")

When it is time to print,
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Select it, and happy printing.

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You need to make sure that your print sriver setting match the setting on the printer itself.

If setting are changed on the printer itself to envelopes then when you go to print click preferences button on print screen and look for a place to change paper type (usually defaulted to letter size.) Change paper type to envelpoes and click ok. Click ok again on print screen and it should print correctly.

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You may need to change the settings on your printer to accept the checks through the paper input. Otherwise try the printer setting on your QB to have it print from the tray. Make sure it is set to print on 8 1/2 X 11 sized paper and not 3 X 8 or some strange size.
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