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The printer won't print/just changed black cartridge

Just changed black cartridge (did not change color cartridge --never use it)
now printer goes into printing mode, etc., sounds as if it is printing, but nothing print s

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Re: the printer won't print/just changed black cartridge

Uninstall the printer, reboot and reinstall using your printer software/driver cd.

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The priter goes through the motion as always for printing but a blank piece of paper comes out. I have cleaned the print head but It still does the same thing. Do you have any suggestions that I might...

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In other words it creates black using the 3 colors, and doesn't actually touch the black cartridge.
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I have a full black ink cartridge and no color cartridge and it won't print - black and white text.

In the Printer properties
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Changing the black cartridge also require change of color

The printer is very good.I ve been using it for approx 1 year now.The printer works on a combination of both black as well as colour ink cartridges.If any of the cartridge is empty,printer will not print.Kindly call Kodak with your problems at 1800 421 6699 and they will take care of the issue for you.

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Printer manufacturers design their printers to print some color mixed in with the black when you are only printing black. That is why your color cartridge is running out when you only print black and why it prints "weird colors" when the color cartridge is empty. Printer manufacturers sell the printers at a loss and make up the profit on the cartridges.

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I changed the black cartridge with the color cartridge.
Then when I have a letter to print, I change change (or write) the letter text to yellow, red or blue.
Then I can print out a letter.

By printing the text as yellow, red or blue the cartridge will try to print with only 1 color, but will print out black.

If you do not use one of these primary printing colors the out put will be unusable.

I can not of course print out pictures.

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Printer is printing entire page black

  1. clean the cartridge properly.
  2. take the waste toner from waste section
  3. change drum
  4. change chip
  5. do it this i think your probalem is solved
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  • changed black cartridge but print color mixed print out
what i do? send the details to my email

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go to dell AIO center

click maintain/troubleshoot on the top

under trouble aio problems - click ink levels

click maintenace tabs

and then clean print cartridges and align print cartridges. then try printing a test page.

if this does not work, remove the cartridges and install them again.

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