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When i align the cartridges in my hp c4580 photosmart all in one, it say its aligned, then it wont let me exit out of the menu because it says its failed and just keeps on making me print and scan alignment pages!! what do i do?

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Have tried to reboot your computer and power off the printer and let it cycle back up? IF thes have not worked then it may be time to take it to a repair place and let them have alook at it Typically the life of a printer is only 3 years. If yours is older than that it's time to buy a new one.
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  • Align the print cartridge.
The printer automatically aligns the print cartridge after a new one is installed. You can also align the print cartridge at other times to ensure optimal print quality. Indications that you need to align the print cartridge manually include borderless prints with white space
along an edge, colors not printing satisfactorily, or poor print quality.


To align the print cartridge from the printer
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  2. Touch the Setup icon to display the Setup menu. For more information, see "Setup Menu" on page 16.
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Clean the print cartridge automatically.
If the printed pages are missing lines or dots or contain ink streaks, the print cartridge might be low on ink or need to be cleaned.
CAUTION: Clean the print cartridge only when necessary.
Unnecessary cleaning wastes ink and shortens the life of the cartridge.

  • Clean the cartridge.
Follow these steps to clean the cartridge automatically:
To clean the print cartridge from the printer,
  1. Touch the Setup icon to display the Setup menu. For more information, see "Setup Menu" on page 16.
  2. Touch Cartridge.
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If the documents are still missing lines or dots after cleaning, replace the print cartridge.

Attaching User Manual (see page 59).
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01518966.pdf

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My hp 4280 all in one printer says i am out of ink both cart are new.


Good day.
Try to print a print test page through the Setup Menusofthardware_1.jpg
Choose Tools>Print Test Page and check if you still get the same message out of ink. Also check the ink level report on the page which is very important.
If it says out of ink or ink level report shows no ink, check the new ink cartridge and take off the plastic cap off the nozzle.
Reseat the ink cartridges, restart your printer. (Power it off then back off) Check if it's the same issue. If it is,it would also be best to Align the Print head. Setup Menu>Tools>Align Printhead.

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just go to prinetr service option and print the align page and place in to scanner and press the scan button and press the done button on menu massage.

Have a nice day and do not forget to rate please...!

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I am missing a ink cartridge and my hp photosmart C4580 wont let me use my scanner


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From the front panel (Macintosh and Windows)Press MENU or SETUP (depending on the model).
Press the right ARROW repeatedly until the display window reads Maintenance.
Press ENTER.
Press the right ARROW repeatedly until the display window reads Align Print Cartridges.
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Alignment


Remove both the cartridges from the printer and check the expiry dates on both cartridges, if any of the cartridge is expired then change the cartridge and check the result. If the cartridges are not expired then check the ink levels present in the cartridges from the HP Solution Center. If the ink levels are good then clean the copper contacts of the cartridges with a soft cotton cloth and power cycle the printer.

  1. Turn the product off.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the product.
  3. Wait 30 seconds, and then reconnect the power cord to the product.
  4. Turn the product on.
Now insert the cartridges and align them, after alignment page prints then scan the page.

If it still gives alignment failed message then remove the cartridges and reset the printer and check for the result.



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hmmmm...assuming that the cartridge is installed properly, yes? seems that your black ink cartridge may need to go through a 'clean' process, prior to alignment(sure wish that the replacement folks would insist on cleaning out the old heads, before doing an alignment. It's like changing the oil on your car, but using the old filter. Same gunk still in the system.

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