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Each time I activate computer it prints out a test page

It eats up all my ink. What do you suggest I do? Thanks, Margie

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    Bill Speer May 11, 2010

    Are you saying everytime you boot up the PC it prints out a test page from the printer? If you unplug the printer and boot up, then plug it back in does it do the same thing? Is it connected via USB or parallel cables? What OS do you have?

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With a lot of the all in one printers they want to scan the test page aftert printing to check the alignment. Next time it prints out a page, if a dialogue box appears saying scan now with the option of scan or cancel, select scan. If a dialogue box does not appear, check the menu on the software and look for alignment. That should fix it.

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