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Adjusting printheads - won't stop and keeps printing blank pages

I received a message - replace print head. I installed new black printhead - now it won't stop adjusting printheads. As its doing this it keeps feeding pages through - which turn out blank. If I unplug the USB cable it stops. I ran a diagnostic check (when usb is disconnected) and it prints page fine. Any Ideas whats up with it?

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Re: Adjusting printheads - won't stop and keeps printing...

On the menu, go through maintenance - align printheads. Should stop.

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Re: Adjusting printheads - won't stop and keeps printing...

Hi Did you have any print jobs sent to the printer before replacing the printhead. It seems that the printer is trying to print a job and since the usb cable has been disconnected and reconnected the printer is printing blank pages or misc text.

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I have provided the information that you will need ok
best regards mike
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