Why are you printing on the wrong paper?

Published on December 3rd, 2009 at 8:00 am

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 4:57 pm



You are trying to print some customer letters on company letterhead, but the multi-tray laser printer output is printing everything on plain paper. What is the most likely cause of this issue?

A) The printer driver is faulty

B) The printer hardware is faulty

C) The tray selection in the printer driver is incorrect

D) The printer cannot support printing on letterhead


The answer: C) The tray selection in the printer driver is incorrect

For multi-tray laser printers, the selection of the paper tray is almost always done from the printer driver. In most cases, the proper tray can be selected just prior to printing the document.

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