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I have just put in a new ink cartridge and the pictures are coming out with a red tint and very dark

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Hi!

Assuming this is an HP printer, "drill down" in your HP software until you find your printer toolbox (HP puts it in different spots, but you can usually find it by starting in hte printer properties dialog box in Windows control panel/printers. Inside hte toolbox, there is a tool that will calibrate your printer (which should be done every time you change cartridges). Run the calibration tool, then print a test page. You might have to repeat the process until it is correct.

Good luck, and please let me know if this helps!
Bob

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