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HP LaserJet 5L grabbing more than one sheet of paper

(From: Shaun Harwood (shaun.harwood@virgin.net).)

I'm a field engineer and deal with quite a lot of printers. What is quite a common cause for this problem is damp paper or using the printer in a damp room. Try a brand new ream (direct from store) and try using in a warm room and see if the problem goes away. I've been having this problem a lot lately as the weather has turned a bit - most of my customers store the paper in store rooms and it gets a bit damp. Incidentally HP printers in particular seem to be suffering from this quite a bit.