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Test page My printer keeps printing a test page every time I turn it on. Yes I have read the test page instructions, have scanned it numerous times. And still everytime I turn on my printer I get a test page. I am so sick of it not to mention the amount of ink you waste. This never use to happen, it only started the last couple of months. My printer is only about 2 years old. Please help.

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Re: test page

Try with replacing the catridge or clean with tissue paper and do the test page scan again

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Your printer is printing alignment pages, because the cartridge alignment was not completed since you replaced them. Follow the below steps to complete alignment.

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We need to run alignment test every-time while we replace ink cartridges.


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Hey there ppl.
I had the same problem every time i turned on my hp psc 1510 all-in-one. I found the solution to the problem on hp's homepage. Here is the link:

its quite easy! but if it does not work the first time i would try again before having it repaired og changing the ink.

good luck to you all

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