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Was printing photos all was ok then printer stoped printing black

I printed some photos all was ok then printed a picture with some dark shadows in it and black and the dark areas turned out a purple color
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There are 4 inks, cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. When the black runs out, you are left with sort of a dark purple or brown color.

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I located a page on fixyourownprinter.com’s forum, which had plenty of details about similar issues.

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