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Prints in staggered columns

Our hp 7410 officejet printer prints in staggered vertical columns. Everthing is not aligned. Alignment test passed. Will print fine if copying only. Print from computer or faxes coming in, not good.

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What you describe is typically caused by ink aerosol building up on the encoder strip, a thin band of plastic that the printer uses to keep track of its location.

You can gently clean the encoder strip as shown at HP's website here. Be sure to heed to cautions and notes. Do not use any solvents other than water and be gentle to avoid damaging the encoder.

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Bob Headrick, MS MVP Printing/Imaging

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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HP OfficeJet pro 8630 is out of alignment when you see the "alignment failed" message. Printer alignment web pages should be exact for obtaining accurate Prints.
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