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MY X1240 will not print the text .

I can get a picture when i used the test page but when I try to print
a letter or document the page is blank and just installed (2) new cartridges. Please help do not know what to do!!!

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Did you run test page AFTER new cartridges installation?
Please print text from different programs: Noterpad, Wordpad, Office word, excell, Browser etc..
If you see text in some other program check settings in "text not printing" program : MSWord has a setting in Options blocking texts.
If you never see a text, check "Printer Preferences.." different from "Printer Properties.."
Let we know if fixed by scoring this solution or tell us results for any further support.

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