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Prints faded I recently replaced my color cartridge, and later the prints were faded. I then replaced the black cartridge also, but still had poor quality, faded looking photos. I did use Kodak cartridges, not a refill. thanks.

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  • rosalieb Nov 07, 2008

    I changed the color and the black cartridge and I still get hardly anything on the print sheet. This is a new printer.

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I went to the AIO software, clicked on the ?: in the upper right hand corner, under General LInks I sselected Maintenance then chose Clean Printhead and did that twice. Thank YOU for the help,
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Hello mvjv,

To solve the faded prints you need to clean the printhead twice by going to the software and click the "?" mark icon on the upper right corner of the software window and then under General Links select Maintenance then choose Clean Printhead - do it at least thrice to unclog the printhead system. Then try making prints... If still cannot solve call Kodak Technical Support.

I hope I have been some of help.

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