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Copy memory on HP L7580

When I copy a document, this printer runs out of memory after processing only five pages. But it seems to have no memory problems when I fax lengthy documents. Any ideas how to address this problem?

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Sounds like you need to change your virtual memory settings or buy more RAM.
Here is how to change the settings:
I am assuming you use WINXP

  1. Click Start , right-click My Computer , and then click Properties .
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. In the Performance section, click Settings .
  4. Click the Advanced tab.
  5. In the Virtual memory section, click Change . Both the Initial and Maximum settings should be less than the reported Space available on the hard disk drive. The Initial size setting for the virtual memory settings should be about 200 MB, and should be higher than or equal to the recommended paging file size shown in the lower section of the dialog box. When you set the initial size, Windows reserves on the hard disk drive the amount of space you designated for virtual memory. The maximum amount allowable can be anything above the Initial size setting, but it should be at least twice the Initial size setting, as shown in Figure 2. Figure 2: The Windows XP Virtual Memory settings copy memory on HP L7580 - c00174885.gif
  6. Based on the information above, make any necessary changes to the Initial size and Maximum size settings.
  7. Click Set , and then click OK .

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Nov 12, 2007

    here is figure 2

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Nov 12, 2007

    try this and let us know if it worked for you, thanks


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The paging file size may be set to low.
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