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Have just added new cartridges and only the cyan and yellow is printing. How can I solve this?How do I clean the heads? plus I can't seem to acces the cartridges now that they are in

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YOU CAN perform a cleaning cycle by accessing the maintenance option installed on your computers driver.

for windows xp, go to control panel, access printers or printers and faxes, right click once on the icon left click on printing preferences click on the maintenance tab then choose the button for head cleaning and that is it.

do it for 4 to 5 times until all of your prints would be good. print a nozzle check pattern to check the quality

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