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I have an new Epson 4550 printer. I can't seem to be able to

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Hi I have an new Epson 4550 printer. I can't seem to be able to get photo paper or heavier paper to print unless I go through the printer menu which is very convoluted. I've tried changing the paper type from Windows 8 but I get the "The paper type does not match..." screen. Any ideas?
Thanks so much for your service.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  John replied 7 months ago.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
John, as mentioned above Win 8
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Pls cancel. I think i had the wrong paper. Thanks
Expert:  John replied 7 months ago.

OK, sorry about that. In order to select photo paper, instead of clicking the printer icon to print your photos, click the File menu, then click Print, then choose your printer and click Preferences, there you have to choose the paper type. Make sure to choose the right paper type there.


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