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Green, Green When I print photos I get a greenish hue all across the picture. I've changed cartridges, cleaned and aligned the heads. What's going on?

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  • Wiisa Nov 07, 2007

    I recently purchased a new pc with windows vista. I have not used the printer in about 6 mos. I changed all the ink. I cleaned the heads several times. My copies are green. I cannot print a test page it worked at first.

    the connections look good .

  • okedo Apr 12, 2008

    Having th same problem with photos - keep cleaning head, nozzle, everything and nothing works... very frustrating

  • andreamylo Jun 03, 2008

    everything i print out is red have done all the usuall when print out test page the microsoft window colour are not quite right i get from left to right/top to bottom red, yellow, pink, orange what is wrong and how do i fix it

  • andreamylo Jun 03, 2008

    dont understand the solution given to the previous problems stated

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**** it! green green green green

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Have tried to see if you can hold of a colour profile from epson for the machine? This could make a difference.

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I am not a printer expert, but since none of them have jumped on your question, I will try to help. I had a similar problem with my Dell awhile back and found out it was a problem with the paper. First, try printing a picture using plain copy paper and see if it has the green hue. If not I would think the printer and program are ok. Make sure you are printing on the glossy side of the photo paper(some of it is hard to tell the difference) and that your printer preferences are set for the correct type of paper you are using. Please reply to let me know what you find.

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I am not a printer expert, but since none of them have jumped on your question, I will try to help. I had a similar problem with my Dell awhile back and found out it was a problem with the paper. First, try printing a picture using plain copy paper and see if it has the green hue. If not I would think the printer and program are ok. Make sure you are printing on the glossy side of the photo paper(some of it is hard to tell the difference) and that your printer preferences are set for the correct type of paper you are using. Please reply to let me know what you find.

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Troubleshooting by reinstalling and updating the printer drivers, and uninstalling/reinstalling the ZoomBrowser EX, replacing the ink cartridges, and deep cleaning are all blind alleys.

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