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ONLY WANTS TO SCAN

I ran low on black ink and I just replaced the cartridge. Now it keeps wanting to print allignment pages which look great and then it just wants to scan. How do I get it to print like before?

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Once the alignment page is print you need page the page in the scanner bed and hit the scan button on the printer once it done you be able to print again this process is know as scan back alignment ..



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Hi. I cant get my printer to allign. I've just replaced the black ink cartridge and when i put the allignment page inside the scanner it wont scan


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