HP 5550 starts printing then feeds on blank paper

My HP Laser Jet 5550 worked fine with XP for a year. Now when I try to print it feeds just a white pice of paper.

I tried on two other PC's and it works fine.

HP software it will be priny a test page, but every thing IE pictures, word etc documents he spits right on a blank page.

I tried to UN install it remove drivers and printer then reinstal and nothing works.


Found a thread which solved my problem. Is is turned out to be setting DEP, Data Execution Prevention windows has been changed.

http://h30434.www3.HP.com/PSG/board/message?board.ID=software & message.ID = 583 & query.ID = 73476 #M583

Turns out that what is called Data Execution Prevention setting has been changed.  Not sure how this has changed, perhaps on a recent update from MS, not sure.  In any case, go to control panel-> system-> advanced-> Performance, then select the setting button. In Performance Options, select Data Execution Prevention, and then select the radio button top of page "enable DEP for window essential programs and services only."

Message edited by CZAR on 23/04/2009 15:14

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