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Excel 2010 won't print to my networked prntr; other progs do

by drbaldeagle13 / November 12, 2010 9:35 PM PST

I bought MS Office 2010, and all the programs print fine to my networked printer (HP OFFICEjet 8500 A909a) except for Excel. Excel says it has a problem with the printer. Any ideas?

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(NT) It's fixed!
by drbaldeagle13 / November 13, 2010 8:52 AM PST
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It's fixed!
by drbaldeagle13 / November 13, 2010 9:05 AM PST
In reply to: It's fixed!

When I successfully added the networked printer to a different PC, I noticed how automated the act of adding the printer was - compared to my original setting up of the networked printer and installing it on this PC. So, I added it again with a different name to this PC and - Bingo, Excel accepted it and printed. Excel 2010 must have some extra sensitivity to printer setups that Word, Publisher, Outlook, etc., do not have. Hope that might help someone else.

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Nice work,
by MDFlax / November 14, 2010 7:48 PM PST
In reply to: It's fixed!

and thanks for letting us know.

We like to help here in these forums, but it is so much better when the original poster finds the solution on their own.

It saves us having to use our brains, Devil


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