Which of these would be the most likely reason a laser printer would show an “Out of Memory” error?
A) The output was designed in color, but the laser printer prints only black and white
B) The output is a 125-page book report
C) The printer is low on toner and cannot complete the print job
D) The output is an architectural drawing of a house
E) The printer can’t remember where it left its toner cartridge
The answer: D) The output is an architectural drawing of a house
Because a laser printer must generate an entire page before printing, complex designs require more memory utilization. A page of text requires relatively little memory compared to the graphical output of a blueprint.
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