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Computer will only blank pages when printing from web.

By metrojoe1 ·
I'm having an issue when printing from IE. For some reason everytime I print a web page it prints a blank page. I noticed that the file path at the bottom of the printed page is not the web address, it's C:\...
It acts like it's printing from a temp file that is blank. I've restarted and i've installed all the IE updates. I've checked the margins and the print preview displays a blank page as well. I've printed from IE a million times and for some reason today it quit working, it will only print PDF and word files.
I have a HP CM1312nfi and HP Laserjet 4100 both have ip address

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Computer will only blank pages when printing from web.

by bulletnel19 In reply to Computer will only blank ...

The first thing i will try is removing the IE and reinstalling the IE,then if that doesn't work ,use either google chrome or monzilla firefox...as a default browser then if they work then you know the problem is the browser itself or maybe a virus ...

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Temp folder issue

by robo_dev In reply to Computer will only blank ...

If IE shows a blank print preview and prints blank pages. (footer of the preview shows "file://C:\Windows\Temp\whatever.htm").

Check your C:\Windows\Temp folder and make sure the logged in user can read the folder.

Creat a new temp folder (%USERPROFILE%\Temp) and set that as the value for the User environment variables TEMP and TMP.

After a restart of IE to pickup the temp folder change, the print preview showed correctly and the user can now print from IE7.

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