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HP laserjet 1300 . Print is very light. It used to print correctly but after changing out the cartridge it prints very light. I tried another cartridge from a working 1300 but it still prints light. I've tried changing settings, DPI, etc, but nothing works. I couldn't find the 'econo mode' I keep reading about. I've tried it on an XP system and a Vista system with the same results. No matter what system or what cartridge, I still get light printing...any ideas?

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Right click on the printer icon in control panel / advanced

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My 1300 hp printer still all lights on how to resolve problem


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