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Black ink I CAN NOT GET MY BLAK INK TO PRINT,I HAVE SET AS MY DEFAULT,GONE THROUGHH SEVERAL TROUBLESHOOTING IDEAS.WHEN I PRINT THE TEST PAGE NO BLACK, I HAVE A LEXMARK X1150 CAN YOU HELP PLEASE

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Did you remove the tape from the cartridge when you installed it?
Has it ever printed black from this cartridge before?
You may need to wipe the cartridge with a moist paper towel at the place where the ink comes out. If there is dried up ink the nozzles could be clogged. Try running the Lexmark Solutions Center from the Windows Start menu (Start -> Programs -> Lexmark 1100 Series) and make sure the black ink level is good. You can also select "Clean Nozzles" in there and that may help.

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Wow, something similar just happened to me the other day, my black ink ran out & when I replaced it, it just wouldn't print, I kept trying to print things and it sounded like it was printing but then it would just shoot out a blank page of paper (I was trying to print BLACK). So, I went to the Brother website for troubleshooting tips and it said to make sure I had the ink cartridges installed properly so I took the black cartridge back out (it WAS installed correctly, but I was willing to try anything at this point), so I took it out, gave it a blow, like how you would blow on the old Nintendo game catridges when they did not work-I'm not sure if this did anything at all but it's what I did) and then I put it back in). The machine asked if had just replaced black I said "Yes", then it did another "cleaning", as it does when you replace any cartridge. Then I went in the menu to have it print out a "test page" (the instructions for this were in the troubleshooting tips on the website), the test page printed out with NOT all the little black squares as IT SHOULD BE so when it asked me if the test page was ok, I said "NO", then it did ANOTHER CLEANING and I did another test page, this time it worked ok, then I was able to print.
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Here are several documents that i want you to check to somehow solve the issue.

Step one: CLEANING THE INK CARTRIDGE: DOCUMENT
Step two: Checking Ink level : DOCUMENT
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