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X2250 won't print form pc

Had a functional printer. Refilled black cart before it ran out. Color cart is probably empty. Runs through all printing motions but pages are blank. Test page only has Win logo. Getting 3 overlayed images of printers on alignment page but bars and lines are clear. Have reloaded drivers several times. Cable tested good on another printer. Other printers on this pc work fine. Changed print processor from LEMF to RAW and NT EMF 1.008 all have same results. Copy function on printer gives very clean but double images. Is it plugged in, is it turned on? Yup checked that too. Also tried "New" cart and "Used" carts. Everything gives same results. Tried printing from Notepad and again, printer goes through printing motions but page is blank.

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A technique to improve print quality is to try and clean the cartridge nozzles. You may clean the cartridge by following the steps given below:
1. Go to the "Lexmark solution center." This can be done by clicking on "Start," go to "Programs" and Lexmark printer group. Click on the "Lexmark Solution center." Next click on the "Maintenance" Tab.
2. Select "Clean and Fix Horizontal streaks." Click on "Print". This will produce a printed page.
The colors that you should see here are black, yellow, magenta (a reddish purple) and cyan (a dark sky blue). You should notice the diagonal lines above and below the solid horizontal lines. These diagonal lines should be solid from left to right with no gaps.
If there are gaps in the lines or the print diminishes across the page, you should run the "Clean Print Nozzle" page a couple more times to try and clear it up. If you still have gaps at the top and bottom, you should "wick" the cartridges by following the steps given below:
1. Please open the "Solution center" again and go to the "Maintenance" Tab.
2. Select "Install color/black cartridge" and remove the cartridge or cartridges from the printer.
3. Get a damp paper towel.
4. Set the ink cartridge right side up on the damp paper towel so that the ink nozzles are against the towel and hold the cartridge in this position for about 15 seconds.
5. Now wipe the print head (on the bottom where the ink comes out) across in one direction only (left to right) until it looks clean.
6. Next dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure that the ink is flowing.
7. Snap the cartridges back into the printer.
8. On your computer, select "Old Cartridge install."
9. Repeat the "Clean Nozzle Page" one more time. If this fails to address the problem the entire procedure may need repeating.

Good Luck!!!!

Posted on May 13, 2013

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Seemes very daft, and sounds like a twit, but not really.

When I recieved the new cartridge I placed it in the correct cartridge retainer in the printer matching up the dark green colour of the cartridge and the top clip, and it printed nothing even after a tryed re-seating it.
So I placed it in the other thinking maybe I somehow might have placed it in the wrong slot, so I placed it in the other (Colour), and set that up as I did the other, and it printed a blurred page but then stopped printing.
After that I then placed it back in the other cartridge retainer, set it up as the previous times when it did not work, and then it worked.

Seems strange and simple, but it did not work the first time at all, and after faffing with it finally did.

This might help someone, and then again might not.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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check your cartridges

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Its very good at printing blank pages, tried all the fixes I found. Nothing!

It sounds like you've gone through all the normal processes to correct the problem. This indicates a problem with the refilled cartridges. The refill ink may not be up to HP specs and be clogging the nozzles. The next step is to put in OEM cartridges (not refills) and go through the cleaning and alignment process. This should clear the problem.
Let me know if this clears the problem otherwise we can try something else.
Thanks.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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    Doing the "clean printhead/cartridge nozzles" multiple times would have cleared clogged nozzles. You can also try to manually wipe the cartridge nozzles with a slightly moistened soft cloth. If that still won't help, try to replace your cartridge with a different known working cartridge to determine if your other cartridge is faulty.

    Posted on May 12, 2011

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      Please visit the Lexmark support page to determine if your printer is affected with the printhead issue. Also, make sure your printer is updated. The firmware update will help give you a highly reliable print system.



      Click here to validate your serial number and/or update your firmware.

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