My printer won't print out my documents and now every time i want to make a copy an error message pops out. the error message is "paper size error". the paper size i use is 8.5"x11'. how can i fix these problems? thank you.
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Re: error messages and printing problems
Paper mismatch errors occur because the printer scans the width of the envelope before printing. If the paper size setting in the printer driver does not match the paper actually loaded in the printer, the printer reports a 'Paper size error'.
Try to adjust the printer and envolopee settings..
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Open "Devices and Printers" in start menu.
Right click printer with green arrow - click see whats printing.
Delete all documents.
Restart computer - then restart printer
See if that clears your error messages.
You can diagnose most problems by checking the control panel LED's for ink out, paper-out or copier problem. If a problem occurs while you're printing, you'll see an error message in the progress window on your computer. It may also be helpful to try running a printer nozzle check.
See the following message problems and solutions:
Error Message Probable CauseNo color or black ink cartridge - - > Press the Color Copy button to install a new ink cartridge.The indicated cartridge is not installed or it is installed incorrectly.Color or black ink out - - > Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.The indicated cartridge is out of inkInk cartridge error - - > Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.There is something wrong with the ink cartridge.Paper jam or misfeed - - > Press the Color Copy button and clear the paper jam by hand if necessary.Paper is jammed. Press the Color Copy button to clear the jam. See the User's Guide for more troubleshooting tips.Paper out - - > Load paper in the sheet feeder and press the Color Copy button.Paper is out. Load paper in the sheet feeder, then press the Color Copy button to continue printing.Scanner unit open - - > Close the scanner unit.Scanner cover open. Carefully lower the scanner cover and press it down until it clicks securely into place.Scanner error - - > See your documentation and call Service if necessary.Press
the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200. Check the transportation
lock and unlock it, if necessary. Turn on your EPSON CX3200 again. If
the error message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON.Printer error - - > See your documentation and call Service if necessary.Press
the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200, then press it again to turn
it back on. If the message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON.
If it copies ok, then the issue is either the way it is cabled to computer or the print driver software settings on pc.... How is it connected via USB? Check port and correct driver is in windows/control panel/printers. Reinstall.
Error message? Just put something on the scanner glass and press the print button in the printer itself, leave the computer alone. Did it work? if so... there's something wrong with the HP software, re-install. That machine takes copies without the computer on, so, it should work.
Any error messages on the printer? Any error messages through the operating system? (Normally, you'll see a printer icon in your task bar or the Mac whatchajiggit bar.)
Try an updated driver, as well. Go to http://www.lexmark.com Drivers and downloads Driver finder Start typing in part of your printer name Click on the name that pops up Pick your operating system Download the driver Install