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The printer works OK but the colours dont print correctlt,i.e., Red prints a Mejenta color and Yellow is a pastel blue.How do I correct it?

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  • Fredrog Sep 21, 2008

    Already tried the default. No luck.

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    Since installing the printer on a new Vista equipped pc it prints yellow instead of red. Cartridges are installed correctly. I used Epson CD to install as advised on the website. Printer check pattern is perfect, it's just documents that come out wrong.

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Check to see if you're using a modified colour profile - try the default instead.

If the ink has been refilled manually, it might have been done incorrectly. Purchase a new cartridge.

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