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HP laserjet 2100 prints pages fine, but has "ghosting" and duplicating text and images several lines down from original text/image. Recently installed new HP toner cartridge and was working fine for about 150 pages... then this ghosting started. Tried the (2) "cleaning" processes described in manual. Problem did not go away. Do not have another cartridge to try to see if the cartridge is causing the problem. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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  • Frank Kuhlman Sep 05, 2009

    Odd... turned printer off overnight. About noon today turned it back up on and printed about 20 pages. They all printed perfectlfy. DUH! Go Figure.

    Crossing my fingers and hoping the "ghosts" don't come back.
    Ed

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Sounds like a bad drum on the cartridge. Contact HP, and they will probably replace it free, or maybe help you to troubleshoot.

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Hope this helps!!

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

Testimonial: "Odd thing. I turned the printer OFF last night and turned it back on today around noon. Since then, I have printed about 25 pages of text and graphics. All the pages printed perfectly... no ghosting. I have no idea how the printer "repaired itself", but it seems to have. I'm crossing my fingers that this problem will not return. Thanks anyway for your help. Ed"

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