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I can't get my hp 3000n to print duplex manually. Clicking 'two-sided' in the dialog boxes does nothing. HP says do something with the 'finishing' popup that appears. No such popup appears.

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  • jeffersonros Jan 01, 2011

    I've installed the new driver, but it made no difference. If manual feed duplex printing is not possible on this printer, then hp are keeping it a secret:

  • jeffersonros Jan 01, 2011

    Previous 'expert' offered nothing beyond the obvious, which was quite useless. Can you do any better than this?

  • jeffersonros Jan 02, 2011

    Thanks, I think a solution is close. On that page you linked me to, it says to 'open the printer driver'. How do I do that? If it means open System Preferences > Print&Fax > Options&Supplies > Drivers, then there is no 'Finishing' tab. Regards

  • jeffersonros Jan 04, 2011

    Solution was very helpful, thanks.



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Well I don't know whether you have been to that specific printers hP support page for manual two sided printing. please click here and check it out as it may assist solve your problem.


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    thanks for appreciating, please check out this video demo ( its not exactly for your printer) but it will give you guide on the printer driver setting.



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Hello Jeff,

When you say you want to print duplex manually, I assume you are simply trying to print double-sided pages. I am going to propose an option that may seem too obvious, so forgive me if you have already checked this. If this does not work, please get back to me, as I work with HP authorized printer technicians and I have access to support options not available to the general public.

Anyhow, regardless of the settings in the printer options (control panel - printers) and in the print dialog box (options you can select after cliking print). I need you to check something very basic. Your printer came from the factory with 2-sided printing turned off by default. I want you to turn it on using the control panel of the printer. Please follow the steps below, and kindly reply and let me know if this helps. If not, I can help more.



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Reinstall the driver ..and I recommend to download the latest driver from the support site and not from the disk cause it may be outdated..
here is the support site ...If the issue is a software one ..this will fix the problem ..
If by manually you mean manually fed this may not be possible for this printer ..and only the auto 2 sided to work ..

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