Question about HP Officejet Pro L7580 All-In-One InkJet Printer
I have an HP Officejet Pro L7580 hooked up to a router via ethernet. I have 2 computers on the network. One is running Windows XP and one is running Vista Home. The XP computer prints fine. The Vista computer cuts off the bottom (about 1 inch) of the print out. This happens from many different programs so I don't think it has any thing to do with the programs I am running. Sometimes it prints out fine. Any help would be appreciated.
I had same problem with Vista machine and hp c309 printer cutting off 1/2 of last line. Tried all other listed fixes and none of them worked. Eventually I found a fix that worked for me though.
1. Go to the control panel and select the printer
2. Right click and select Properties
3. Go to the Ports tab
4. Uncheck 'Bidirectional Support'
5. Click apply.
Hope this helps! It worked for me.
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
I think I might have solved this.
Under Printer Properties,
Select the Advanced Tab,
Click on "Print Process...",
Select "RAW [FF appended]",
Then Hit OK, and then Apply
Posted on Nov 17, 2008
I HAD same / similar problem - where the print on the bottom of the page was (sometimes) cut off on various MS Office documents and explorer printouts... running a new HP (Vista) computer and HP L7580 printer. After MANY failed attempts to fix this through HP (and many good recommendations through FIXYA.COM - thank you), I finally found someone at HP who knew what he was doing (after I escalated my complaint). At this point, the problem is fixed - and it has been fine for several months now. I can now also thank HP for my improved ability to understand "broken" english (with Indian accent) due to this incident. Here's the fix:
SIMPLY, USE THE PRINTER DRIVER FOR A deskjet 990C printer.
Add New Printer
Select suitable papameters for your installation
Select HP as manufacturer
and HP deskjet 990C for the printer
set as default
Press Next to install it.
Based on the success I had with the 990C driver... and discussions I had with the tech rep., it's evident that the printer driver for the "L7500 series printer" has a bug in it... that HP is NOT going to fix. Based on the terrible customer service experience, this may also be the last product I ever buy from HP.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
HERE WAS MY SOLUTION: I threw my HP printer off a second story deck smashing it to pieces...and bought a Canon. Love it!!!!!
Posted on Dec 02, 2010
This worked for me, HP PhotoSmart C6180, Vista 64Bit.
Both word and Excell 2007 would cut off last line or two. PDFs would print fine.
Under Printer Properties,
Select the Advanced Tab,
Click on "Print Processor",
Then Hit Apply, and then OK"
Now everything prints fine in word and excel. These settings seem to mess up Outlook printouts, though. Switching back to Print Processor "hpzpp4v2" (the previous setting) works in Outlook.
Posted on Jan 27, 2010
I had this problem with an HP J4680 on Windows Vista Home Premium. When I print to the printer over USB everything was fine, but when I print to it over the wireless network, the last 0.5 mm of the last line would not print.
I knew the problem was then therefore related to something about the mode of printing. I tried many things, including changing the print processing options as mentioned above, none of which worked.
My solution ended up being to replace the WSD printer port with a Standard TCP/IP port and setting the printer IP to static to avoid having problems in the future.
I am not yet certain how this will influence by ability to scan or fax from the printer, but I don't know why it would. Atleast I can print now from the thing.
I am extremely upset with this issue and spent far too long trying to work with HP support. The HP support person was hopeless. I gave up and went off on my own. I hope HP releases drivers that correct this problem rightly in the future.
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
None of the solutions offered so far helped me - though they were great ideas and got me on the right track. I suspect that each printer (mine is C309 series) and os (mine is windows 7) combination has a different fix.
This is what worked for me.
1) I went into Print Properties (on the window that pops for printing)
2) clicked on 'Features' tab up top then about halfway down on the left is an innocuous little check box for 'borderless'. That had been unchecked. I unchecked it.
I haven't had a problem with it skipping the last couple of lines since. However, it happens randomly so I'm not certain I fixed it. But it is looking good.
- thanks for all the suggestions! Guess it may taking trying all of them to find the one that fits each printer/os combination.
Posted on Apr 23, 2010
Since I use several different versions of the same "base" document (or template) with different headers and sub-headers and a blank field, I re-wrote my base doc (or template) simply with a new blank document, I copied and pasted the header (s) from the old version, and then inserted a new footer using the vista version of word, and rather than using any old imported documents (the one which didn't print completely). I simply made a new version of that same letter on my vista machine. All docs now print complete without any changes to printer, or margins or anything.
Posted on May 19, 2009
This is not a solution...it is a work around. I put a few words below the last line, set the color of those words to white (so you couldn't see the words on the page) and then printed. the last "real" line printed fine and of course the white words didn't show up. btw, I am running 64bit Vista PC with an HP wireless printer attached to a wireless router.
Posted on Apr 03, 2009
I combined different solutions:
1. Turn ON "Minimize margins" (Printing Preferences > Advanced)
2. Uncheck (Turn OFF) "Bidirectional Support" (Printing Properties > Ports)
3. Select "WinPrint" > "RAW [FF appended]" (Printing Properties > Advanced > Print Processor...)
Performed ALL of these steps and it fixed my problem INSTANTLY!
Device: HP All-in-One C6200 Series
Posted on Sep 30, 2011
"Borderless Printing" needs to be turned off: I experienced 3/4" being cut from the bottom of my 5x7 prints (portrait orientation) on letter sized glossy paper. Out of laziness, I had selected the shortcut for borderless, glossy printing sized to 8.5"x11", thinking that as long as the paper size was correct it would not matter. After experiencing the problem, I went under the Features tab and manually selected my paper type and paper size, then deselected the 'borderless' option. Tried printing again and got the full image.
Posted on Dec 02, 2010
Most of the time, but not all of the time, I find this problem occurs with draft printing and does not occur if I change the print to fast normal. I also find it occurs randomly. Uses more ink, but less ink than the numerous failed attempts to print a report.
Posted on Sep 05, 2009
I have an HP printer connected wireless to my desktop. Same printing problem. Solved it by changing the header/footer setting to 0".
Posted on May 04, 2009
None of these work for me :(
Posted on Feb 11, 2014
In page scaling select the "scale to fit" option in the printing screen. Worked for me!
Posted on Jul 20, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is the solution from HP (I had to change my driver, not the preferable solution but it works):
Workaround There are two workarounds for this issue. Workaround one: Change the character format, document margins, and line spacing The issue often occurs due to specific formatting used in the document. It is often seen with specific fonts, especially Times New Roman, and specific font sizes, especially sizes 12-14. The document margin size and the line spacing might also cause the issue. Changing the format of the text and adjusting the line spacing and margin size can resolve the issue. It might require a single adjustment or it might require multiple adjustments to the potentially problematic elements. Adjust the font style, font size, margins, and line spacing formatting until the issue is resolved. If making these adjustments does not resolve the issue, or if the current formatting must be used, continue with the next workaround. Workaround two: Install and use the HP Deskjet 990c print driver The Deskjet 990c print driver can resolve the issue when used as the print driver when printing from the program where the issue is seen. Follow these steps to install the print driver. Step one: Install the HP Deskjet 990c print driver
Posted on May 21, 2009
I read the fix from another person on this site. Delete your driver and install the driver for printer 990C. This does work as I had the same issue and it is now resolved by taking this step. When done I printed the same page that I was attempting before but now I have the full page printed without any errors. Happy printing :)
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
All the software/drivers for your HP printer can be installed by clicking on the link below:
Just select the OS you use, and you are good to go for the free download.
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
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