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  • peter_shea Sep 28, 2009

    Thanks, SpideRaY. I already tried that, to no avail. I meant to put more detail in my original post, but got sidetracked and pressed enter at the wrong point!

    Interestingly, it only happens when printing using a "photo" setting (ie, telling it that the media is capable of high res printing). If I use "standard" print, then blue prints as blue.

    I wondered if any other users had had this specific problem - my next step will be to take out the print head and soak overnight in alcohol. If that fails, then it's time to recycle the printer (pity, I just bought a set pf inks from Cartridge World).

    FYI, the printer doesn't have a blue nozzle - the inks loaded are cyan, photo cyan, black, yellow, photo magenta and magenta.

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I think that your Blue ink jet is blocked or is only working some of the time, try upto 10 cleaning purge processed if it still causes problems then the printer might need a service. This might cost about £50 so it might be worth trading it in for a new one.

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