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Laserjet 4l missing bits

My laserjet 4l misses about 3/4 of the last line printed off the bottom... I think I may need a new toner cartridge, what d'you think? Can I realign it in any way - tried but no difference TA!

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  • andy raeburn Apr 15, 2006

    OFund oot what it was - I had the printer set to letter instead of a4, they're so very nearly the same size... d'oh

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If you haven't already, get a driver here: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=15034&lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=25486&taskId=135 and install it over the old one. If text is missing at the bottom of the page, this usually means that the application is attempting to print outside of the printer's printable area. Most printers, including HP LaserJets, can not print right up to every edge of the page. Adjust the bottom margin upwards in Word. Usually, in Print Preview anything outside of the printable area as known by the printer driver will not be displayed. This is not guaranteed to work since there are many way things can go quirky, but it's usefull to try. Can't tell you much about the alignment though, hope you work it out.

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