?
Solved

Two identical machines printing differently

Posted on 2014-02-06
3
Medium Priority
?
231 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-07
Hey Everyone,

I have two machines running Windows XP Pro printing to the same HP laserjet 4300 printer.
One machine will print to tray 2 and the other will incorrectly print to tray one (manual)...I've reinstalled the drivers for both machine they are identical.

Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:vvajjhala
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
markc56 earned 750 total points
ID: 39840150
Have you checked "Printer Properties" for the HP printer? See if under Paper/Quality and Paper Source "Automatically Select" is the choice. If not, try forcing a selection to tray 2 from here.
0
 
LVL 39

Assisted Solution

by:hdhondt
hdhondt earned 750 total points
ID: 39840714
Does this happen for all prints, or only some? Or only from some applications?

Try printing a Windows printer test page (from printer Properties) from both PCs.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:vvajjhala
ID: 39842199
We tried a minor change to the driver and now its working...thank everyone...will keep you posted.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article covers how to install the Microsoft Windows Operating System (OS). What is covered in this article:  > Different Versions and Editions of the Windows OS  > Upgrading versus Fresh Installation of the OS           - Steps to take pr…
Printers have changed substantially in the last 30 or so years, not just in technical capabilities but in cost and usage as well.  Printers were originally used for interfacing with the operator, not necessarily for printing copy or pictures. In …
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …

621 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question