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I haven't had this problem until recently. When I print out a photo on regular paper it prints fine (color is o.k.), but when I put in glossy paper, the image turns very red. It adds way too much magenta. What's the problem? Again, this problem just started a week ago.

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Check your printers colour settings. They may have been accidentally altered. Check all printer settings are ok, go to printer maintenance and do a thorough cleaning. Also, try uninstalling and reinstalling the printer as corrupted drivers can cause the paper sensor to misread the paper type and settings and overcompensate on magenta ink.

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