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Printer cuts off lines

My problem is that when I print on my all-in-one 1610 printer,  every other line cuts off the top half of the sentence. We've  checked the cartridge and reinserted it and the ink levels look fine. I've tried changing the font and sometimes that works but it's a gamble. Help Me Please...please advise.

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  • kanu978 Nov 04, 2008

    Cuts off top half of some lines throughout a document starting with top line

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Same here. Replacing cartridges didn't work - any other ideas?

  • mixabatch Jan 05, 2009

    Same exact problem. Cuts top of many lines off. Cannot afford a new printer right now. PLEASE HELP!!

  • jcarroll1986 Jan 14, 2009

    my hp 1610 does this as well. funny i search this and get it as my top result in google. i put in a new cartridge and it fixed teh problem for probably about 75 pages, but now its back worse. replacing half empty cartridges is getting costly.

    i have also ran teh alignment test and cartridge cleaning numerous times and get no results.

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    okay, for all of you interested i only buy hp when it comes to regular document printing. Hp printer, paper, and ink!!!! All of it is HP!!!! I am in school so print a lot...change the ink about every month so, its new clean HP cartridges and HP paper!!!!! I have also done all the cleaning in the settings menu multiple times!!!!!! the alignments and cleans!!!!!!!!!! ALL of it and the problem still presides!!!!!!!! I change the cartridge and sometimes the print is perfect but most of the time it cuts off something. Usually print from WORD 2007 or 2003 or the internet if that helps....


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I had this exact same problem - probably about a week after I put in NEW cartridges. I took them out, wiped the bottom off with a tissue (black and color) and put them back in. Did a test print and everything looks fine now.

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Alot of times this particular problem is due to a bad print cartridge. Suggest buying a new HP brand cartridge if not currently using OEM product.


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