Word Document is 1 Page on Win 7, 2 on XP

Hello,
I have a word 2010 document that I spent a fair amount of time on to format it to be on 1 page. If I open the document on any of my Win7 machines it is fine. If I open the document on any of my XP machines it is 2 pages no matter what I do. The document was created and edited on a Win 7 computer. All the machines are running Word 2010. Any help would be appreciated.
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daskas27Asked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Is the XP machine using an older version of Word?  That could be a cause.

Also, look at your margins. It is entirely possible your margins are such that a different version of Word causes a paging problem.  Tighten up your margins so that you are comfortably on one page.

Can you take the document to a machine with Adobe Acrobat? Make a PDF and how does that work?

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daskas27Author Commented:
Hi, Same version of Word. No matter what margins I choose it still goes to 2 pages. I have adobe on the XP machine and it still prints 2.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I wonder if the printer driver is causing an issue. The driver will be different in XP of course.

Open the file in XP but do not print. Save As a different name. Open different name in a Windows 7 machine. Is different name one page or 2?

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daskas27Author Commented:
Makes no difference. 2 on XP, 1 on Win 7.
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Pagination is performed to suit the current environment when the document is opened and dynamically when edits are done. There is no pagination in the file. It is not an objective in  Word to maintain identical pagination in all circumstances.

The main things in the environment that could make pages (and lines) overflow in different places are the printer driver and font versions,

To guarantee that everything fits on one page, allow enough enough space to cope with these differences. In your case it might be best to edit on the XP system.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It must be a printer driver problem and printer drivers are different for sure. So then I agree with the above that you must paginate and source the document on XP to get what you want.

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daskas27Author Commented:
Thank you
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