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Cartridges wont align

I keep getting "press enter to align catridges" in the window. I keep pressing enter but that doesn't fix it. How do I fix this

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  • dipietro06 Nov 05, 2008

    I was unable to align the new cartridge. When I pressed "enter", it would try to do the alignment and then give me a message that it was unable to align the cartridge. I resolved the problem by using HP ink cartridges rather than the generic cartridges from Ink Stop; I only had the problem when using the Ink Stop cartridges.

  • tripwire45 May 11, 2010

    Are you saying that pressing "Enter" doesn't align the cartridges or that pressing "Enter" does align the cartridges, but the message doesn't go away?

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Could be one of two things....

1 - as the person has already posted, you may have bad cartridges...when the machine does an alignment it looks for specific marks on the paper...ie..green check marks before each line etc...if the correct marks are not there you will get an alignment failure...if the green check marks are there etc then you have a different problem...

2- spot sensor on the side of carriage is not working...this is the little blue/green light that comes on during alignment. Its what reads the markings on paper so if the markings are correctly there and you still get this error then the spot sensor needs to be replaced. Simple fix that u can do. We sell the spot sensor for $15

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