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My printer stood unused for about 8 months. Then

My printer stood unused for about 8 months. Then it wouldn't print or copy. New black cartridge didn't help. "Align printheads" reported a failure and "call HP". Any advice? Thanks.

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Remove all the cartridges from the printer and check for expiration date on the cartridges, if the cartridges are expired, you need to replace them with HP genuine, use of refilled one's cause many issues.The cartridge that is compatible with this printer is HP 14 black and HP 14 tricolor.
To align the printheads at any other time:

  1. Press Menu .
  2. Press 7 , then 3 . (For the HP Officejet D 125xi press 3 , then 3 again)A page prints to confirm printhead alignment.

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