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Not printing I just bought the EPSON STYLUS C84. it is not printing. why? it runns paper threw it just no ink goes on paper.

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If you've just bought a C84 today then you've been sold a second (or even third) hand unit which is clogged solid.

To resolve this you're going to need to clean the printheads which is something I've described here

It's a different printer but the same process applies.

Hope that helps.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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