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Dots or Portions of a Page Are Printed with WPS

PSS ID Number: Q101339 Article last modified on 09-09-1996



The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows Printing System version 1.0


When you use a printer driver other than a standard Hewlett-Packard (HP) series driver with the Windows Printing System (WPS) version 1.0, only portions of a page print or if dots appear on your printouts.


You may have a bad printer memory card or an incorrectly configured memory card.


To correct this problem, either remove the memory card from the printer and reinstall the Windows Printing System software with the driver through custom installation, or replace the printer memory card.


The Windows Printing System prints all text as graphics. WPS takes advantage of memory on the printer memory card, whereas the standard Hewlett-Packard series printer driver uses up to 1 megabyte of RAM on the printer.

For more information about the Windows Printing System, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


The products included here are manufactured by Hewlett-Packard, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products’ performance or reliability.

KBCategory: kbprint KBSubCategory: Additional reference words: wps 3.10 garbage hp ii iii cutoff pages mb 1.00 3.11

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