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When printing in color the right edge of paper is smuged

When printing full page color sheets they smudge on the right side.

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Inks from your printhead is deposited on right side of the soft sponge across the printhead pathway. Take a tissue paper and fold it and gently dap it dry

Posted on Nov 01, 2012

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SOURCE: black smudges on printed page

Are you sure this is a Designjet 450 (large format printer) and not a Deskjet 450 (portable printer)? The following assumes you have wispy black streaking on the printed side of the paper. If the streaking is on the back side then post more details of the printer model and the issue.

In either case the most likely cause is a buildup of fibers on the underside of the printheads or carriage, causing wisps of black ink to be dragged on the paper when the carriage reverses direction. You can clean the printer as shown at the following (though the details will be somewhat different for the Designjet or Deskjet....).

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SOURCE: why do all pages print onto one page when i hit the print button in a multipage document

I guess you are using word. In that case the default driver you use and comes standard with windows is flawed. Download a new one from HP.

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SOURCE: HP 2600n prints black streaks on a page

Could be a few things but black cartridge is most common cause, they are not "cleanable" one just replaces them, if you carts are non gen HP then that will surely be your problem, slight chance could be transfer belt assy or fuser. they are also just a case of replacing, go for cart, replace it and see.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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SOURCE: smudges on right ride of paper

want the answer to this we have a hp 2600n laser printer and its leaving smug of color on the paper the big wide roller where the page gets printed is smear with all the colors. Is there a way to clean this and what to use so we can fix the problem.
connie petrik mu email address is connie.petrik@att.net please give me a answer to this problem.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Black smudge marks along left side edge of paper.

Its probably a defective toner. If the film on the toner drum is scratched it can cause toner to stick to the drum everytime it spins causing the constant marks.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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- If smudged stains appear at the top center of the printed page:
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