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HP OfficeJet 5740 e-All-in-One Printer
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I removed a paper jam from my printer. 8 x 10 paper won't print but feeds through fine and looks like it's printing. I CAN print from the photo tray. I have Windows 10 but not sure what bit. If nobody has an answer, does anyone know what number to call? I'm out of warranty. I'd be happy to pay a fee. I don't want to drag my printer to a repair shop and wait a week. Thank you.

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@Lynne73 

 

Welcome to the HP User Community.

 

Printer was released in August 2014

 

About the Paper Jam - Check / Clean / Reset - Steps provided in the order to be completed

Paper Jam Error

 

When the printer is ready to print on regular paper and passes the checks, continue...

 

 

I found reference that indicates this printer supports Custom Paper Sizes.

HP Officejet 5740 e-All-in-One Printer (B9S76A, B9S78A, B9S79A) Specifications

Paper Handling - ADF

Paper Handling - Duplex

 

and another off-line reference (not public):

 

Media SizeA4; Letter; Legal; B5
Media Sizes Custom (imperial)3.85 x 8.5 to 5 x 14 in
Media Sizes Custom (metric)97.79 x 215 to 127 x 355 mm
Media TypesPaper (plain, inkjet, photo), envelopes, transparencies, labels, cards, the HP premium media, iron-on transfers, borderless media
Media Weight Recommended (imperial)18 to 22 lb
Media Weight Recommended (metric)70 to 90 g/m²
Media Weights Supported, By Paper Path (Imperial)16 to 72 lb
Media Weights Supported, By Paper Path (metric)Tray 1: A4: 75 to 90 g/m²; HP envelopes: 75 to 90 g/m²; HP Photo Paper: up to 250 g/m²; HP 10 x 15 cm photo paper: up to 250 g/m²

 

 

What to do?

Try / Consider

 

  • Try creating a Custom Paper Size Form for your 8x10 inch paper.

 

  • After the form is created, load the paper in the main printer tray

 

  • Alert the printer to the paper size & type of paper being used - Tray and Paper Management (printer display panel or EWS)

 

  • Open your printing software / application
  • Set up the current job, including the content type (photo / document), paper size / type, and source (Tray).

 

NOTES

  • If you have the Full Feature Software (full driver printer software) installed, after the form is created, it will be added to the Printer Dialog (software) in available paper sizes.
  • Remember that the media type must also be selected.

 

Examples -

Custom Paper Size Form

Custom_Paper_Size_Form_Examples_5Custom_Paper_Size_Form_Examples_5

 

Paper Size & Type - Tray and Paper Management

Retain_Printing_Preferences_13Retain_Printing_Preferences_13

 

Example - HP Smart - Windows - Simple Photo Print - 5x7 inch - Borderless

HP_Smart_W10_Borderless_Print_5x7_All_6HP_Smart_W10_Borderless_Print_5x7_All_6

 

HP Printer Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Printer  - Solve Problems

 “Things that are your printer”

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