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Dell Inspiron compatibility issue with HP printers

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Example: Pavilion 6530OfficeHet 7720
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The printer works perfectly by wireless with two Windows PCs in my house. I just added a Dell Inspiron laptop and it won't work with the printer. The printer recognizes it to the extent that it starts to print, but what comes out every time I try is the attached output, followed by pages of one line of random characters on top of each other. But the first page is always the  same.  I have checked everything I can, searched the internet for solutions, and nothing works.  Dell said it must be the printer,  though it works fine with the other computers.  On the community forum on Dell,  many people have had the same issue and have not been able to solve it. Some suggested not using an HP driver, but I use a Microsoft one. Has anyone here heard of this? Any ideas for a solution? Dell said if HP says it's not the printer they might be able to let me talk to the software folks, who normally would charge me even though it's still under warranty. It doesn't make sense that one of the biggest computer makers and one of the biggest printer makers would make compatible products.printer output.jpg 

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