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Colour problem I've just replaced the colour cartridge on my HP 1280 deskjet, but when i runs a test page, the colours are not what they are supposed to be. The magenta is mor like brown, the yellow i greenish.. all darker. I tested it with a word document as well - the same happens. What is the problem??

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Its related to some problem in your cartidge get it replaced if it is in warranty peroid and always use hp original cartidge

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