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Problem with images in lecture notes, come out all solid black.

My lecture notes have some colour in them, but i've noticed that even like a little speech bubble with writing in it with a very very light blue back turns out as a solid black spot when printed. this didn't use to happen, and i've recently bought a new toner cartridge and it's happened before and after.

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Sounds like a contrast setting problem from the way you describe it. You might want to check out the following web page at

Configure the Printer

Follow the instructions on that page to get to the Properties dialog for the printer (the method differs depending on which Windows operating system you have), then click on the Configure tab. The Print Density slider controls contrast. See if adjusting that slider makes a difference. If that doesn't seem to do the trick, go back into the printer's properties and this time click on the Color Management tab and see if a setting there could be causing this issue.

There are a wide variety of causes of output errors with LaserJets, so if this solution doesn't work, post back your results and either I or someone else will continue to try and help you out.

Good luck.

Posted on Oct 15, 2008


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