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Allignment of new cartridge takes a very, very long time with garbled message on screen

I replaced a b/w cartridge and the alignment phase took over an hour...so I tried printed one line of script and it took 30 minutes. I unplugged everything, re-replaced the cartridge, still not working. The printers screen messages are all mixed up.
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My guess is that either the cartridge isn't compatible with the product or there's an issue with the electrical contact between the cartridge and the print carriage. I found a document at HP's web site that addresses both of these issues. After clicking on the following link, review Solutions 3 and 5 to see if either one helps. There's a link on that page after Solution 3 that lets you check the print cartridge compatiblity.

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Post back your results. Good luck.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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