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No prints It seems to be working otherwise. Just nothing prints. Or maybe a 1" wide strip down the left(when facing paper feed) side of the paper, usually blue. And faint. And I have run the cleaning and checks multiple times. It seems that the blue ink is out. When I removed it I noticed there was ink on the outside of the cart and on the lil circuit board thing on the cart. I took all the other ones out and the one next to the blue had some ink on its case and wee circuit board also. The other two seemed fine. There sounds to be ink in the black and yellow carts. Any ideas? I got this for free from a formere boss as he said it just stopped printing.

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First thing to do is load the software. Make sure that all of the cartridges have ink, and are being recognized by the printer, and you get a satisfactory nozzle check. You will want to make sure that the chips on the cartridges (and the pin connectors) are clean and without ink/residue.

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