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Black printing is printing in pinks and mauves.

I have done a Printer test page and that has been perfect. It only seems to be when I print Black and white photos that it happens. Appreciate any help.

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  • steph3280 Feb 27, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. Or it'll print the first inch in black, and then start printing pink.

  • Lynn Packer Feb 28, 2009

    I did that and that was fine.But I have just tried to print a colour photo and that is awful - one side is a mauve with very slight skin tones and the other is pink. The photo was a family one.

  • Lynn Packer Feb 28, 2009

    Printed it from My Pictures. Have just done one now from Windows Mail. But it is pink this time without the mauves.



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Try and print a document from word with different text colors say blue green and red then in bold check text in black. this will give you a clue to what is happening to the colors.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

  • Mr fix.it Feb 28, 2009

    Can you try and print another photo from a different program. Which program did you use to print this family photo ?

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