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Sticky photo printing and poor quality

For the first time I am attempting to print photos on my home Dell Photo 924 - and the results have been lack-luster, sticky, off color, incredibly slow drying photos. I am using the correct ink (regular color series 5 M4646 in the right holder and the photo ink series 5 P/N: J4844 in the left), and I get off color, sticky, non-glossy results. I have tried several types of glossy photo paper, including Dell's brand, and I still get the same results. I have gone into quality settings and test alignments, etc, with no results. It's almost like the printer isn't matching color codes correctly, and the ink is not adhering correctly (like trying to use ANY paper but Epson paper on the Espon R2400). My job entails printing archival and museum quality images on several types of computers and printers, and I have never had a problem with any of the other printers that I haven't been able to solve. I find it hard to believe I am missing something obvious. Any ideas?

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On page 54 it states the following:

To clean the ink cartridge nozzles:
1 Load plain paper. For more information, see "Loading Paper" on page 19.
2 In Windows XP, click Start-Control Panel-Printers and Other Hardware-Printers and
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Below are the various sizes and types of paper supported by your printer. Make sure you donnot load the tray beyond the maximum limit , otherwise the rollers may not pull the paper correctly

• Letter*
• Legal
• B5
• A4
• A5
• 3x6
• 4x6
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• 5x7
• Hagaki
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• 13x18 cm
25 greeting cards,
index cards,
postcards, or photo

• The print side of the cards faces up.
• The cards are centered on the paper support, in between the left and right
paper guides.
• The paper guide rests against the left edge of the cards.
• You select Normal or Photo print quality.
25 sheets of photo
or glossy paper
• The glossy side of the paper faces up.
• The paper is centered on the paper support, in between the left and right
paper guides.
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• The paper is loaded vertically against the right side of the paper support.
10 iron-on transfers • You follow the loading instructions on the packaging.
• The blank side of the transfer faces up.
• The transfer is centered on the paper support, in between the left and right
paper guides.
• You select Normal or Photo print quality.
NOTE: For best results, iron-on transfers should be fed one sheet at a time.
50 transparencies • The rough side of the transparencies faces up.
• The transparencies are centered on the paper support, in between the left and
right paper guides.
NOTE: You can load a single transparency into the paper support without
removing plain paper.
• You select Normal or Photo print quality

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go to my computer or control panel on pc select printers and faxes right click on this printer down to preferences view tabs your should be able to change color preferences there

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