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HP 2840 All in one won't print color

My HP 2840 all in one won't print color out of any Word, Power Point or Adobe so far. I have checked supply levels - all good. Printed demo page in color. Printed supply levels in color. Copies in color. Totally rebooted printer, no luck. Help! Marla

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  • wackyiniraqi Nov 07, 2008

    won't print color no matter what I do. has plenty of ink drivers good dunno what to do

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    This is a 2840 with only 28,000+ copies showing on the reports.

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Printer is ok, check the connecting cable and drivers.

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Print a printer self-test by holding the power button down with a pencil and opening and closing the top cover four times.
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This link will show you where your fuser is and how to remove and replace it.
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in this case, to troubleshoot these issues please try performing the following and check for the results.

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