Your company’s shared laser printer occasionally reports an “out of memory” error. Which of these would be the most likely cause of this issue?
A) The print job exceeds 250 pages
B) The printer is not designed to support multiple print jobs
C) The print job is a set of architectural blueprints
D) The printer is not designed to support shared network use
E) The printer can’t remember where it left its keys
The answer: C) The print job is a set of architectural blueprints
Before a laser printer can print a single page, it must first construct the entire page in memory. If the page contains very complex graphics, the printer memory can be exceeded before the page is fully constructed.
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