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Crooked Printing?

Q: Crooked Printing?

this is really getting on my nerves... but i have an old deskjet 812c that i have found to be a great old printer and it has done its job until recently...

i was printing a doc. for school and although every word was on the page and everything was inorder, the print came out crooked.

now i reprinted thinking that maybe the paper was getting caught and then printing, that wasnt the case. then i tried unloading the paper and then reloading new sheets, that didnt work.

finally i unloaded and reloaded the software and got some updates. nothing has worked for this printer to print a full page totally lined up and neat for presentation to my instructors... has anyone had this problem and gotten it fixed? what can i do to get this problem straightened out without going into a repair shop?

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A: Crooked Printing?

Check to make sure the paper guides are tight on the sides of the paper first.

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Hi there,I recently ordered an X1 2017 but sent it back for several reasons. One minor issue with it was that the left hinge was slightly crooked. Not by a lot, some might not even notice, but for me not really acceptable for a 2k5? device. Unfortunately it was the first thing I noticed during unboxing. With the lid closed you see that it's not parallel to the rest of the device. Meanwhile I have ordered one again and unfortunately it's the same in terms of crooked hinge. So I'm suspecting a general "problem". Obviously the support team never ever heard of such a thing.Just wondering - how is your's? I don't think I'll do anything about it since I don't think the service team will do a better job than the factory and generally things don't tend to get better by taking them apart. However - just curious if I'm the only one. Cheers,reach

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So I picked up a 13" 720 from best buy yesterday, and so far I love it. The only issue, however, is that the left hinge is at a slant. When I close the laptop, both hinges are pretty easy to "wobble" if I press on them with a little force. https://i.imgur.com/yl2CY40.jpg Is this normal as far as this line of laptops go? Is it worth going in and returning it?

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Hi everyone,New Lenovo Yoga 710 15" owner here.  I absoluteley love this laptop, but when I close the lid, it's doesn't quite line up with the bottom portion of the laptop.  When closed, the top (lid) is crooked. This hinges look ok to me.  When I had the laptop open to upgrade the RAM I even inspected them closer and I don't see an issue there. Anyone else with a 710 having this issue?  Is there a fix? Thanks!

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Hello everyone, I bought Yoga 920 from BestBuy right a month ago. I liked the laptop overall, but I just noticed that there is a little misalignment with the lid. While the left side is matching perfectly when I close, right side is not. Is there anyone who noticed that too? Or any suggestions as a solution? Thank you

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I tripped on a cord connected to my Toshiba Satellite 1800-S204 laptop tonight and it fell onto the carpeted floor from a table about 1.5 feet off the ground. Not too high up, but bad enough. The computer was still running and appeared to be fine, but upon closer inspection I noticed that the image on the screen is now slightly crooked, turned a tiny bit counterclockwise. It's the kind of thing easily fixed on a desktop monitor, but this is a laptop monitor and no such adjustments can be made. It doesn't really interfere with my work, only that the top right corner of any maximized window, where the minimize, maximize, and close buttons are, is halfway off the screen. It's more of an irritation than anything, and will continue to be one whenever I decide to watch DVDs. Is this a serious problem? How can I get it fixed? Thanks.


A:Crooked Image on Laptop Monitor

This is a mechanical issue, the LCD display has moved behind the bezel. The only way to fix it is to take the display section apart, probably not a job you want to tackle. It can be fixed, but I have no idea what the cost might be...

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I was wondering if there was any way to fix this other than requesting warranty support: 

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My Lenovo 710, intel i5 8gb RAM version has an extremely irritating problem in that it emits a high pitched noise from the left side of the chasis (opposite to the charging port) when charging and powered off. The noise is very high pitched, so much so that it almost tops my hearing limit. (I am 20 years old.) It only occurs when the laptop is off and charging, and occurs regardless of the battery %. I am certain that the noise is coming from the left side of the computer, and not the actual wall wart itself. I am using the charger that came with my brother's old Lenovo 710 pentium laptop, but since the amperage and voltage output seem to be a same, I don't imagine that it's the cause of the problem. Secondly, the right hinge on my computer is crooked. Not sure why, not sure how, but it is. It doesn't seem to affect anything, as my computer still folds and closes properly without any noticeable deformities. Not a big problem, but somewhat irritating. 

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A:Lenovo 710 squeaks when charging, crooked hinge

The high pitched sound is also preset when the computer is still on but with the lid closed, but the volume is much, much smaller.

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Hi, All.
I just purchased two Samsung 172T black flat panel monitors. After I opened the double hinge stand and stood them up, the panels tilted to the right. In other words, they are not level. The shelf is pretty level. The panel is not level or parallel with its base. Both units tilt the same on different shelfs. So, I cannot believe that I got two bad units.

Is there an adjustment screw on the hinge that will enable me to level the unit? I have yet to call Samsung - I thought that I would try here first.


A:Samsung 172T Flat Panel Crooked - Need Help

Welcome to TechSpot forums

I've just bought a silver 172T from a friend, unfortunately I won't be able to play with it until the weekend. I'll ask him if knows anything about adjusting the monitor as far as the stand goes...

I'll post any useful info I find out back here..

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the last thread I read provided no good information on WHY the paper feeds crooked. there is no paper jam!! Is there a known chronic problem with the paper feed on these printers? Is it a roller problem? HELP !!

A:paper feeds crooked and jams in epson workforce 500

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I am scanning the pages of an out-of-print book for a neighbor and find it very time consuming. A problem that I keep running into is that even though the page is aligned with the scanner, it sometimes comes out crooked on the screen.

Is there software that can automatically straighten the image for me? Is there an easy way to do this? Thank you!

A:Trying to find software that will straighten "crooked" scan images

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I never had this problem before I purchased Vista, but I get some vertical stripes on the right edge of the paper. These stripes correspond to the lines of words, meaning if there is a line of words then there's stripes but no stripes when it's a blank line. (I got these exact words from another poster that had the problem exactly to mine except I have Vista and it prints when I print online on EVERY page) - just as it says above. I have an HP1018 that did not work until finally HP put out a driver for Vista a few months after I bought my Vista machine. I've tried the rotated feature, the fastres1200 as well. Nothing has worked yet. HELP! (I use Internet Explorer)
Oh, also, it prints these black vertical lines if it's a picture OR text and ONLY ONLINE - gmail, ie pages, etc. It is fine with Word, etc.

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I have a problem I have never seen before on serveral computers running Office 2000 Professional on Windows 98 SE. When you click print, the printer dialog box does not appear. Instead the title bar and the bar only the bottom begin flashing. If you click on the flashing bar the print box appears and it will print, but Word 2000 closes. Has anyone seen this before? I can't find a mention close to this anywhere on Micorsoft's Knowledge base or the Internet. It is somewhat intermittent but it now happens on several different computers. All have current Antivirus protection, latest Windows Critical updates. All systems have Office SP1 installed and some have SP2 and SP3 installed (it does not seem to make any difference).

A:Word 2000 Printing Problem - no Printing but title bar flasehes.

Clean up the PC:


Troubleshoot Word:


If it still does it, it's the printer/printer driver.

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Im trying to pring out my website which has a lot of transparent gifs on it. when I print it the gifs show a white background instead of the color of the bacground of the site so I end up with a bunch of white boxes with the graphics. does anyone know a way of printing the gifs so that they pring transparent and not white??? I need to know fast....

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I have been using a network capable HP LJ 4050T, which i added an HP Network card too, for years as a network printer. I dis-connected it and moved it to a different location and now i can not get my pc to print to it.

I have win 7 64 bit. I have tried the universal drivers and the drivers built in to win 7 mainly HP Laser Jet 4050 PCL 5 and or the 4050 PS driver (all of which work for at some point in the past, but now no longer will do the trick). After installing the driver i can get the printer to add to the list of devises and appears to be installed correctly. I can ping the printer however when i try a TEST PAGE it will give error message "Error - Printing" very generic.

Frustrating thing is that i have this issue every time i disconnect the printer, it takes multiple tries getting it to connect (i.e. installing drivers and uninstalling, rebooting, re-setting settings etc.). I work at it for hours and then what seems to be by luck something i previously had done will work this time, or something i found online will work. however this time I've tried all those things and others without success. It almost seams that i have to trick the computer till it lets me print to it.

In the past i was able to get my Win XP laptop to print to it as well but i have not been able to re-connect this for over a year.

I found the previous post [SOLVED] Laser Printer HP4050 connect to network

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A:Printing Error When printing to my networked HP LaserJet 4050

When you disconnected the printer did you turn both the computer and printer off and disconnect both from the mains power supply. There is no reason why they should not talk to each other if everything is turned off before one or the other is moved as it would be no different from turning them off, not moving the printer, then turning them back on again.

You don't say whether the printer/computers are hard-wired or wireless networked.

Have you tried going into a program like Word and hitting Ctrl-P and telling it to search for a printer? If the driver software is on the computers it should connect.

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Ok so were using this POS software called Counterpoint. and we used to print our labels, which include the item description, and a barcode for the item on each page to a laserjet 2 printer. Now we have upgraded the printer to a Laserjet 1022n, and the barcode parts are coming out all jibberish. The text for the item description comes out fine, but the barcode parts are jsut a bunch of characters. I changed the printer type in our software from Laserjet II, to Laserjet compatible 150DPI, and am getting the same results. I'm not sure where the problem is here, and will appriciate any input. The other settings in the Software remain unchanged, such as Lines per inch, and characters per inch. i'm not sure if those need to be changed as i'm not sure how it would affect the barcode.

A:HP Laserjet printing Jibberish when printing barcodes

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One of the Windows components in Windows 7 is the Internet Printing Client. Maybe it was there in Vista or earlier, but if so I never noticed it. I've discovered in the past the Microsoft (and other companies) often use 'Internet' as synonymous with TCP/IP. Is that the case here?

I never print across the Internet-but I do have several printers on my local network that use TCP/IP. And I know it's easy enough to remove this client & see if I can still print to my printers-but it doesn't seem like I should have to figure things out by trial & error.

Do you know whether or not this 'Internet Printing Client' is needed to be able to print to any TCP/IP printer, whether it's actually on the Internet or not? Thanks.

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I tried to print something but it started printing first a whole bunch of pages that I don't need anymore. It must be from the last time I pressed print but didn't connect the laptop with the printer.

A:How can I stop printing things that are printing endlessly

Bit difficult to answer as you do not say what printer you have but it would appear that you had or still have documents in the "Print Queue" If you open the queue you can cancel all the waiting docs!
Try thiss:
With the printer switched off, open a document and click Ctrl + P (Or File then Print) This will open a window telling you to check that the printer is connected. Somewhere on that small window should be a button that reads something like "Print Queue" or View Print Queue". Click that and in there you will see a list of docs waiting to be printed. There you will be able to delete them. The queue builds up when you have a problem when the printer doesn't print for some reason, either it has got disconnected, is not switched on, is out of ink etc. You keep pressing "Print" and nothing appears to happen but the queue just gets bigger and bigger. When you get the printer working again it automatically prints all the docs in the queue. Moral to the story. If you have a printing problem always check the print queue before proceeding!
EDIT Please make sure you come back here and let us know if the above works for you or not as I notice from your previous threads that despite expert help you never give any feedback. You will get much better help if you at least come back and report if the solution worked!

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I tried to print something but it started printing first a whole bunch of pages that I don't need anymore. It must be from the last time I pressed print but didn't connect the laptop with the printer.

A:How can I stop printing things that are printing endlessly

You need to delete everything that is in the print queue.The best way to do it is first open the RUN command. Then type in SERVICES.MSC.When the box opens up, scroll down to PRINT SPOOLER. Right click and chooseSTOP. Then open up the PRINTERS folder which is usually in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SPOOL.Open the PRINTERS folder and delete the files in it. You then must go back andrestart PRINT SPOOLER.

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I have wkscal.exe to run a calendar. All functions
work except when I try to print it. It uses all the
memory, while showing it is preparing to print.
The microsoft wite showed I could fix it by
downloading wkpr60.exe. I did, I ran it, but it
did nothing. Still can only use a live calendar, but
no paper copy is possible.
What office/work/works software uses these .exe files?

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We have an OKI B6200 and for some reason when we try to print from a website it fails and gets stuck in the queue. I read somewhere awhile ago that there is some sort of security setting that you can set to allow to print from the web but I don't remember where or how. Any suggestions?

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Does anyone know if this is printing method is compatible with with HP CP2025 printers, or does it require a specific printer type to work?

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I have an Epson r300 printer and I want to make my CDs look more professional when I am giving them to clients. I have the option of either getting circular labels and printing to these or else printing directly to the CDs...

Which is the better option or is there much between the two. ??

A:Printing CD labels - or - printing direct to CD

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I am using word 2000 and printing to a HP laser printer. The problem is the the word document
is split into two sections becasue I want to print one section as Landscape and the other section
as Portrait. The first section is Landscape and the section below it is set for Portrait. The problem
is that when I print the document, the Landscape prints fine but the section set for portrait has
the font stretched and looks nothing like arial or courier or any other font. No matter what font
I change to for the portrait section it always prints like the letters are stretched. Have any ideas
on how I can make this print the way I want it too?

A:Printing problem (Windows 2000, Word 2000, printing to HP laser

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Have you had problems trying to disable your sound when printing on a Dell printer?

I recently installed Windows 7 and have a Dell printer (not sure if this happens with other printers) and every time I go to print it says "Now Printing" and at the end it says "Done Printing". I found this quite aggravating.

I did find a page on this website that had corrections for Vista, but not Windows 7, and the steps are a little different.

After trying to go into CONTROL PANEL and SOUNDS, I found that readjusting these settings did absolutely NOTHING to get rid of these announcements.

After some more of my own trouble-shooting, I figured out how to get rid of these announcements for a DELL printer:

1. Click on the Windows icon on the bottom left of your screen and scroll up to DEVICES AND PRINTERS and click on it.
2. Left click on your selected printer (will have green check mark) and scroll to PRINTING PREFERENCES and click on it.
3. A box will pop up. In the upper right hand corner, click on OPTIONS and scroll down to PRINTER STATUS OPTIONS and click on it.
4. Another box will pop up. Click on the circle to the left of 'Never Display the Printing Status' so that the circle becomes blue. Note: selecting this option will disable your printing announcements, but it will ALSO disable the box that pops up during printing that shows your ink levels and percentage of printing completed. If you want to continue to see this printing status box, you will have ... Read more

A:Windows 7: Disabling printer sound "Now Printing" and "Done Printing" for Dell

I only use HP printers and have never used Dell printers, so I'm not familiar with those "now printing/done printing" announcements.

I keep my printer set to notify me of the ink levels ONLY when something is printing.

That saves me from having to go into the printer toolbox to manually check the ink levels.


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Hello and Happy New Year,
I would like to know how I can change the print size when I print?
When I print off a web site the print is so small I can hardly read it.
I would like to change the print size to at least the resume size.
I'm using Windows XP
Running Google Chrome
My printer is HP Officejet 6500
John god

A:xp printing

You could try this, but I am just guessing: 
How to set the font size for all webpages: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/96810?hl=en
If this does not work you could just Copy Paste the text into a word doc.  You might have to "Change Destination Formatting" after Pasting, but I forget how to do it in XP, probably under "formating" just look for it in the toolbar selections. 
Then just "select all" and change the font.  Much better this way as you won't have to print out all the graphics also, then just print. 
good luck!

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i have loads of mp3 songs in a folder but is there a way of simply printing just the text i see on the screen from this folder so i can see in black and white
what i have


I was wondering how I would print without logging in, or having my computer automatically login to the other computer that the printer is plugged in to.

Right now, when I try to print something, the program crashes, unless I login manually to a folder on the remote computer.

Is there any way that I can have it automatically login to the other computer or turn off the password dialog excusively for using the printer?


If you create an account on the machine with the shared printer with the same name/password as you use to logon to your machine, it should print with no password issues.

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hi. im sorry to bother anybody but i need help. i print a lot of coupons on my computer but there are many where the computer only allows it to be printed twice then if i try again it says number of prints already used.... does anyone know how i can reset anything after the 2nd print to be able to print more???? i can offer an example like for a coupon and you could try it yourself if that helps. i really appreciate any help and would be forever indebted to you!!


A:help with printing...

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I have a pdf textbook from school. I am trying to print certain pages so that I ccan read it when im on the bus or out somehwere. But the Print option is greyed out. When I click the key button ast the bottom, it says the document is encrypted and in the list it says, Printing: Not allowed

Is there any way I can change this and print?

A:Printing PDF


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I have a Windows NT server. Sometimes I have to print a large file (five hours), and the power gose out. Also, I do not have a UPS. How can I start the print job where it left off? Or do I have to start over again?

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I have a question, but I don't have a LOT of info. I am supposed to look at a printing problem this morning. This is all I know right now:

They have some Epson printers & I think one is a pixal/matrix printer and they have a hp laserjet. Apparently the last tech did something and now when they print......not sure to which printer.....it shuts down the computer and reboots.

My first reaction is to delete the printers and then reinstall them. I was just wondering if anyone else may have a clue about a problem like this?


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Am not very computer literate.
Using Vista Premium, Windows 97, HP Pavillion m7750n computer, HP F4200 printer.
Briefly--we were trying to print some labels using a logo taken from an Internet site--and managed to do so. My wife is a computer user but isn't familiar with Vista or my specific machine. She was making the labels so I can't list much detail about what steps she took in printing them.
Prior to that, everything worked fine.
Since then I am unable to click on "File" and then click on "Print". When I do that, attempting to print from Word for example, the screen just goes back to the desktop--Word has closed and my document has vanished .
However, I can print from "File" then "Print Preview". And can also print using the printer icon found at the upper left of the screen.
We have removed and re-installed Windows, and disconnected and reconnected the cable from the printer without any improvement.
I would certainly appreciate any (easy to understand) help that you might give me!
Thanks in advance.


Does this happen with all applications?

Did you remove Windows Or Did you Remove Office? Big Difference here. If you removed Office and the issue still occurs then
you may want to read about replacing your ~Normal.dot file.

If you removed Windows and this continues, then you've got me!

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Back again with my program that prints forms in a DOS mode to LPT1. Will Win 2k recognize and print a DOS print job? Found nothing specific from Microsoft. I assume local printer mapping can be set to LPT1 - what about a network shared printer? I've been advised that standard setup is TCP/IP - DOS job doesn't print. Suggestions?

A:Win 2k printing

You need to use the NET command. From a MS-DOS prompt try: NET /? for the syntaxes.

Happy Thanksgivings. Dan-O

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Hello I have a lot of Error's in my Event Viewer and I want to print them, but their is no print button, so how do I print them all. Is their a way to put a print button in the event viewer.



Go to search type snipping tool
Then outline what you want to copy
Then save to your documents.
Then its a document to save or print.
How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

That being said try cntrl p first on keyboard

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Why is it that when I print a word socument I can print on both sides of the pags by printing first the odd pages and then the even ones but.. when I try to print something from the net I don't have this option. All I can do is to laboriously print one page at a time. I have windows 98SE , word 2000 and a HP640C printer. Is there any way round this


Depends what you are printing from the internet.

Just printing basic webpage info can't give you that option, as the content is not paginated. There is no such thing as "page 1" or "page 2" for odd and even pages as there is in a Word document.

If you copy and paste into Word there will be, you are creating the paginated document.

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My printer is HP deskjet 845c. When I print a document, I can't get the border to be parallel to the edge of the page. Any information would be appreciated, thank you

A:Not printing Right

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After years of putting up with this problem, I finally decided to ask someone how to handle it. When I am sent a list of things, some items on the list are highlighted so they can be clicked on to reach their web sites. But when I print the page, the highlighted words are not printed.

How can I print the items listed whether highlighted or not?




What program are you printing from? Can you post an example?

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I can't print attachment on my gmail. I print regular document of my hard drive ok.
When I get a attchment on gmail I download it then open and try to print. I get a message that you cannot print this document.


Is it a pdf?
Posted via Mobile Device

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Loaded W7 last week. Recently tried printing a webpage (from IE8) and it is nothing like what is on the screen. Eg a single screen turns into 5 paper pages.

Also what gets printed is what is shown in the preview.

I used IE8 under XP and had no problems.

I have tried disabling all the addins.

Any ideas?

A:Printing from IE8 in W7

Not easy to visualise without a screengrab...

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I am running window 2000 server. Every time I bring down the server I have to reconfigured the printer. How can I get the server to save the setting. They do not have any problems with the other printer. The printer is a hp laserjet 5000n

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Hi, I have an HP desktop running Windows 8 with an HP printer. I can print any office document but id I hit print from any website it won't print. It shows the job listed as printing but the printer does nothing. If I copy the document into Word 2010 and hit print, it prints fine. Both Firefox and IE9


You need to highlight the area you want to print. Click and hold left mouse button and drag cursor around the target. It needs to be blue to print.

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i cannot print my postcards correctly i am only getting the last 1/8th of the post card idk what to do?


hello and welcome to TSF
What program are youusing to print the card?
What operating system are you running?
What printer are you using?

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I am printing postcard with pictures that I have taken, but I would like to get better results. I am using standard ink and cardstock. I am also using a Canon S520 Printer. If any of you have any suggestion it would be greatful.


I recently asked a question about my printer not printing...I reinstalled drivers for my HP4000 series and I was able to print until I turned my printer off and when I turned it back on my printer only printed page 1 of 1 with no info. Does anyone know why the printer would not communicate with my computer. I am using windows 8


Ok I just need a bit of info.
Are you connecting via Wi-Fi Or CableWhat Windows 8 Version are you runningWhat word proccessor are you using

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