HP Officejet Printer Asking For Different Size Paper

anyone know how to change settings for this?  or a general solution?

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Could you give more information about the problem? Where are you trying to print from and did you make sure your print settings asked for the correctly sized paper?

I've had an issue recently where a Samsung printer was asking for A4 because it was set by default that way, but there have been users who have accidentally changed the paper size they wanted to print on.

Generally, if you go to "Printers and Faxes" or some such, right click on your printer and then go to printer preferences, you should be able to dig around until you find the default paper size. This however, can be changed during every print job ... and errors can occur because of improper drivers and other issues.

- Di

You have to select File menu then Print and in print preview you have to press Properties button then go to and press Advanced button and you will get windows where you can choose Paper Size.

But, I believe that HP Printer has a setting for choosing a paper size in the Print Preview:




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What model of OfficeJet?
How is the printer connected? (Network/usb?)
Is the issue limited to a single user on the computer, a single computer on the network or a universal problem?

An OfficeJet should have, within the printer firmware settings, an option to reset to factory defaults also
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The default papersize with the driver is not matching the papersize of the printing object. So you probabely want to change the correct papersize with the printerdriver.

Go to the printetproperties. Printers and Faxes (for Win 2k3 and / or XP) or Devices and printers (for Vista / Win7 / Win 2K8) right click on the corresponding printer and choose Printer properties.

On the Advanced tab choose Printing Defaults | Device Settings and set the correct papersize(s) for the tray(s)
mvalencia2003Author Commented:

Thanks to you also!


Glad I could be of some assistance and thanks for the appreciation!
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