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Wants to print but won't put ink on paper

My printer goes thru the motions of printing but will not put ink on the paper.
worked fine when first hooked it up. was gone for five months turned it on when got back. took out cartridges and cleaned w/ damp cloth as instructioned re-installed and wants to print but very faint. any suggestions? Thx Bernie

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Re: wants to print but won't put ink on paper

I'm experiencing the same problem. I tried to troubleshoot through software that came with printer, but no luck. Here's what happens:

The printer worked great for a month or so. Then, I didn't use it for a few months. When I tried to use it again, it acts like it's printing. My computer shows it's printing, the printer runs through all the steps, including moving the print cartridges back and forth over the paper as it should, but no ink comes out on paper.

Any suggestions?

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