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Blurry copies My PSC 500 will print fine when printing something from the computer such a email copies or website info. When I just make a "copy" of something from the original it comes out blurry. Test page prints clear and I've done all the cleaning suggestions. Any ideas? Thank you.

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  • Paul Chapman Apr 02, 2007

    I have been away and just got home / received the email. I will be trying it later today and will advise as to effectiveness, thank you.

  • Paul Chapman Apr 04, 2007

    Finally got the time and after cleaning everything and recalibrating, which I would not have done, things are much better. I think usage and age may be involved with the probelm as well. Thank you.

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Did you remember to recalibrate the scanner after cleaning? If not, that alone might resolve this for you... To be blunt, this type of problem can be difficult to diagnose; my next suggestion would be to install the newest version of the drivers for your operating system; be sure to reboot the system once the drivers are installed. This is the main link to the HP Support webpage for your printer: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=58710&dlc=en&lc=en&cc=us If updated drivers DON'T solve this problem, check these pages on the HP website for more specific information; I've used the TinyURL service (tinyurl.com) to cut them down to a more reasonable size: http://tinyurl.com/yuz6pk http://tinyurl.com/yro6jn Hopefully, you'll find specific details within those pages... good luck finding a solution to this...

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