Printer started printing cryptic text

By drecked
Apr 11, 2013
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  1. Why would the printer change from normal operation change to printing emails in cryptic
    I'm asking this to try help out my neighbor . But I was wondering if the email was the cause ?
    regards drecked
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 14,350   +446

    Open NOTEPAD, type a few lines and the <ctl>P to print it.

    If it is reproduced correctly, then it's the goofy email,

    otherwise, disconnect power, wait a minute or two,
    then go through the printer settings and test again.

    Still having a problem, download and install new firmware from the vendor.
  3. drecked

    drecked TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 68

    H I jobeard.
    thanks for your help I will try that out and let you know
    kind regards drecked
  4. drecked

    drecked TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 68

    Hi Jobeard , Regarding my post yesterday RE: the printer printing in cryptic It was indeed goofy emails
    causing the upset ,thanks once again for your help it was much appreciated !
    kind regards drecked .

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