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Printer wont print the paper goes through the motion but no print

I have recently renewed the cartriges so there is plenty of ink

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  • clothears Feb 11, 2009

    The printer tends to print the headings on each sheet and nothing else.



  • pankaj rautela
    pankaj rautela May 11, 2010

    what's the light indicator showing

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I just recently experienced this same problem and was of course perplexed. I began my troubleshooting with the printer itself to determine whethter or not I could at least get a test page printed which I was able to do. This rules out bad cartridges or bad printer. By deductive reasoning I was able to determine that the printer was still in communication with the computer otherwise it wouldn't do one thing when I hit the print button. Finally I opened up my task manager and noticed my total memory being used at the time was 2.9 gigs out of a maximum of 3.5 gigs since that's all Win XP recognizes period. The majority of that memory usage was for web pages which I closed but the memory was still not released. I then turned of the computer and the printer and restarted them both and Viola!!!, it prints again. I summized that within the intricate workings of the Win XP OS it no longer had enough memory to store the print queue thereby causing a blank page to just pass through the printer printless. I hope this helps.

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Even when you change your ink sometimes you get dried up ink in the feeder lines take your ink cartridges out, take a damp cloth and wipe over the tiny holes were cartrides go, replace cartridges and press down several times firmly about 5-6 times on each cartridge that should start ink flowing

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