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When printing out photos they come with excess ink on them

The ink runs together and very distorted

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  • Steven Ford May 11, 2010

    Are you using the recommended ink? Have you tried cleaning the print heads?

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Update the kodak aio home center software on ur computer. open printer accesss door and take out both ink cartridges and then remove printhead. go to www.kodak.com/go/printheadsupport on how to take out and install printhead again. install both ink cartridges . open home center,click on ? @ top right hans side .after clicking on question mark choose maintenance and then choose clean printhead. issue will be resolved. contact kodak@ 1800 421 6699 if u have same problem

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I have a Kodak easyshare all in one printer 5100


You need to clean the printhead of the printer to solve that

issue. Because everytime you print, excessive inks are going

to the printhead that's the reason why it's clogging the

system up. That's because Kodak printers is using

"pigments" as inks that's why Kodak printers are producing

high quality prints unlike other printers - a photo printed from

kodak could actually last for about 100 years. Now back to

your issue, you need to clean the printhead from the printer

but not manually. You could clean it by going to the

software of the printer namely the KODAK HOME

CENTER SOFTWARE. You need to click the "?" mark

icon on the upper right corner of the software window then

under the General Links select Maintenance then choose

Clean Printhead. Do it at least twice and then try making

prints. If that still doesn't work try calling Kodak Technical

Support Representative: 1-800-421-6699

I hope I have been some of help. ^_^

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