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Blurry text print with ghost image

I have an HP Deskjet 3745 printer. It has started printing blurry with a ghost image and the print is darker than normal. I installed a new cartridge and it didn't help-still doing it. The old cartridge was doing the same think only the print was lighter. The color print is fine, only the black is acting up when printing text. Any ideas on what I can do to solve the problem? Thanks, Dee

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Hey,
Your problem could be because of bad alignment. That means paper alignment and printer alignment don't match. There will be instructions in,your manual to properply align your printer. 
Hope this helps. 
Thanks

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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    Anabayan Kris Apr 15, 2009

    There is a process called 'calibrate printer'. This procedure is explained in detail in the manual. 

  • Anabayan Kris
    Anabayan Kris Apr 15, 2009

    Or, 


    the problem is that the documents you are 
    choosing to print don't have black as the default font colour in your text 
    software. Or possibly your text is not really text at all (in the sense of 
    being a bunch of ASCII) but is an image, just as if it were a scanned text 
    that hasn't been OCR'd. Keep it simple and print from Notepad to check. 

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