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Print alignment failed / have tried to rectify several times

Have run alignment program .It will scan & print in colour .......But not black .........cartridge is full & new................but will print onto photo paper ...........even in black!!........... i have not changed the type of paper i usually use for printing & photocopying .........any suggestions ....pleaseeeeeeeeee !!!
Also, it will only print colour documents from the computer.........nothing will come out in black. When i run print alignment program the sheet onlcomes out with colour bars & one small black square in corner of paper.. what is happening ?? is this terminal !!

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It seems like it may be a hardware problem, but the best bet for you would be to reinstall the printer drivers. It should fix it,

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