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HP Deskjet F380 won't print

Was previously working. Recently changed blank ink printer cartridge. Cables are connected. HP printer software is functional and pictures are still successfully scanned to the computer.

Testpage page attempts to print but only a few faint lines are visible when done.

When copying (both in black only or color) the printer draws a page and tries to print but only a few horizontal lines are visible when doen.

When computer prints document the printer draws a page and tries to print but only a few horizontal lines are visible when doen.

Ink levels ok. No change after trying to clean/align cartridges. Any advice?

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  • hickscolo Sep 14, 2008

    The print job is in the cue but it won't print. Have tried turning everything off, unplugged and still nothing when brought back on.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    when i connect my printer to the computer, it shows E and red light in the ink cartridge area on the printer

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I think the inside printer have dirt or obstacles that blocken the cartridges while printing.
try to clean manually the printer by using powerful air blower,repeatedly.

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