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HP C4280 won't print yellow

HP Photosmart C4280 will not print yellow. Not in Photo Ink or in Regular ink. ( 2 different ink bays) tried using 2 different computers, customized colors so yellow is as high as it goes, still no yellow. ( software issue?- don't think so). been through 4 cartridges, is there a solution?

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Right it does not sound like software More like part of the printer died

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1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is on.
CAUTION: If the HP All-in-One is off when you open the print cartridge door to
access the print cartridges, the HP All-in-One will not release the cartridges for
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docked safely when you try to remove them.

2. Make sure you have letter or A4 unused plain white paper loaded in the input tray.

3. Open the print cartridge door.
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4. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent, and then lightly press down on a print
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If you are replacing the tri-color print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the
slot on the left.
If you are replacing the black or photo print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from
the slot on the right.
1 Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
5. Pull the print cartridge toward you out of its slot.
6. If you are removing the black print cartridge in order to install the photo print cartridge,store the black print cartridge in the print cartridge protector or an airtight plastic container.

7. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only
the black plastic, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab.
1 Copper-colored contacts
2 Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing)
3 Ink nozzles under tape

CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching
these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

8. Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push the upper
part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
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9. Close the print cartridge door.
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10. When prompted, ensure plain white paper is loaded in the input tray, then press the

button next to OK.
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tray, and then try the alignment again.

11. Place the page print side down on the scanner glass and then press the button next
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