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When I print either a word doc or excel I get nothing printed but only garbled language as 1 line sentence on the paper: Something like this: AQKM!SEU!QAGEQSOUECU=AUUOAQKM!SEU!SESOMUUIOO=711AQKM!

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Your default printer is pointing to the wrong driver in Windows.
I can't give you step-by-step because you made no mention of what version of Windows you are running, but basically you need to go into the printers folder in control panel and make the HP 5L the default printer.
If the 5L IS the default printer, you need to remove and reinstall the driver.
If you don't have the CD the driver is available at HP.com or when you web update the print drivers (as in Windows 7 when you go to add the printer, do the web update, and it'll be in the printers list afterward).

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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Is it printing like that only on Word and Excel? If not you better uninstall the printer driver and reinstall again.. sometimes installed drivers get mess up specialy if we have done some updates or installation in other software.

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Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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