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Test page prints, but can't print documents, says it's not communicating

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HP Deskjet 2540
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

Have done print and scan assistant, have cleaned printer and cartriges.  Comes back everything is fine.

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Don't worry as I'll be glad to help, I have a few troubleshooting steps we could try to fix the issue:  

 Open the print window to change print job settings for best results.

  1. Before printing, edit the document to adjust text font and size, choose layout options, and to change any other appearance settings.

  2. In the app you created the document in, click File or the menu icon (WordPad), then click Print to open general print settings.

  3. To access more layout, quality, and advanced print settings, click Printer Properties, Properties, or Preferences.

    The Document Properties or Printing Preferences window opens.

    Figure : Example of a Document Properties window with settings tabs and the Advanced settings button

    HP Document Properties window with settings tabs and the Advanced settings button
  4. Change the layout and paper settings for your print job.

Hope this helps! Keep me posted for further assistance.
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