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HP 4500 will not copy

After installing new black ink into my HP 4500 officejet it will not make copies, but it will print from my computer.
What do I do to fix this problem

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: HP Officejet 6210 All-in-One: Black Ink Copy Problem

i've fixed a simular issue recently, it could be your print head has developed a issue\blockage for the nossles for the black ink tank, it could be mixing colours from word but a black white copy will just use the black ink, try removing the head and using isopropol on a qtip to clean the head for the black only.......

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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SOURCE: my hp officejet j5750 does not copy

hi im josh in cebu phils.try my solutions
.tt1 {font-size: 10pt;} If your printout is not as you expected, there might be several causes. The most likely cause, believe it or not, is our old friend the poorly connected cable. If all the instructions don't make it from the computer to the printer, your printout will be incomplete, if not totally out of whack. Check all cable connections to ensure a good throughput of data. If that doesn't fix the problem, just change the printer cable. An old or damaged cable could be causing your problems.
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tip_icon.gif Printing the printer's self-test page is also a good way to determine whether the problem is in the printer or in the computer—or somewhere in-between.


Another cause of print garbage might be the printer itself. If you have a low or old toner cartridge in a laser printer or a near-empty ink cartridge in an inkjet printer, your printout will be lighter than normal, perhaps even unreadable. If necessary, change the cartridge and run the print job again.
If you're using a laser printer, you might get black streaks on your output. This problem is most often caused by an old toner cartridge, or by a dirty roller or printer cleaning bar. If you replace the toner cartridge and clean the suspect parts (using a cotton swab) and you still experience black streaks, your printer might need service.
If you're using an inkjet printer, it's possible that your print jets are clogged. You'll need to unclog the print jet by inserting a small pin into the jet.
It's also possible that a paper misfeed in your printer caused the printout to become smudged or out of line; if this is the case, straighten the paper feed and start the print job again.
An incorrect printer setup in Windows can also cause unusual printouts. Make sure that Windows is configured for the exact type of printer you're using. Also make sure that you have the correct landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) printing option selected.
If none of this works, you probably have a problem somewhere in your printer. Although a bad printer port on your PC could be the culprit, more than likely some internal problem with your printer is causing the poor printout. (You can confirm this by printing a self-test page; if it looks bad, the problem is in your printer.) Consult your friendly repair center.
Problem: Your Printed Page Looks Half-Finished If you're trying to print a document with a lot of graphics (especially on lower-priced laser printers), you might find that your printer doesn't have enough memory to print the entire document. What you'll get is about half the document—and not always a contiguous half! You can do one of several things to rectify the problem:

  • Add more memory to your printer. If you do a lot of heavy graphics printing, you probably need at least 1MB of RAM installed in your printer. You might be able to add the memory yourself, or you might want to have a qualified laser printer technician do the job for you.
  • Instruct Windows to print this document at a lower resolution. Go to the Printer Properties dialog box for your printer and select the Graphics tab (if your printer has this option). Select a lower resolution (which requires less memory and gives you less finely detailed output) and see if you can now print your document.
  • Simplify your document. If you're using a lot of different fonts and graphics, take some out. It's not an ideal solution, but it might be the only way you'll get this particular document printed on time!
Problem: Your Printer Prints, but the Fonts Aren't Correct If you create a document on a PC with one set of fonts installed, and try to print it on another PC with different fonts installed, you could be in for a real surprise! Windows will try to "match" missing fonts, but quite often the match leaves a lot to be desired—resulting in different line lengths and page breaks than what you had originally. Your options are to install the missing fonts on the PC you're printing from, or change the fonts in the document in question. (A word to the wise: stick to common fonts such as Arial and Times New Roman if you think you'll be sharing a document on multiple PCs.)
Problem: Your Color Printer Doesn't Print All Available Colors This problem is most likely caused by an old ink cartridge. It's not unusual for some colors to get depleted before others, throwing off your color output. If you're seeing less blue (or red or yellow or black) than normal, chances are it's time to change your cartridge.
Problem: Paper Jams in Your Printer It's possible that your printer's internal paper feed mechanisms are getting dirty. You can try taking the printer apart yourself to clean out any pieces of scrap paper or other debris, or you might want to take it into the shop to let a pro deal with it.
You might also be getting some paper sticking to other sheets of paper in your paper tray. (This happens more often with cheaper paper—spend a little more and get the good stuff!) Try thumbing through the stack of paper before inserting it into the tray; this should loosen up the paper and make it feed easier into your printer.
Finally, you might need to change the grade of paper you use with your laser or inkjet printer. Lightweight papers tend to jam up the works, so switch to something heavier if you experience a lot of problems.
THE ABSOLUTE MINIMUM
  • Most printer problems are caused by a bad cable connection, a misconfiguration in Windows, or a bad or outdated print driver.
  • All printers need periodic maintenance; make sure you regularly change toner or ink cartridges, clean the paper path and feed, and—if you have an inkjet printer—use the cleaning option to clean the ink jets and cartridge.
  • If you're having trouble printing graphically intense documents on a laser printer, you might need to add memory to the printer or simplify the documents.
  • Lightweight paper can cause unexpected paper jams; use a better grade of paper to keep things running smoothly.
  • good luck friend

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Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SOURCE: HP OfficeJet J5780 Vertical Black Line Prints when

Have you tried cleaning the document feeders Scan Glass? (small glass under doc feeder ~ 1" by 9") Most times there is dirt spot on this glass, causing a shadow on scans and copies.
Try copying from the large glass by lifting doc feeder / platen cover and manually placing original. If no line copying or scanning manually from large glass, then small scan glass is deffenitely the culprit. Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Installed a new HP black ink cartridge; the

First print a self test page on the printer and check if you have black print on it or not.

To do that Go to your printer :-

Press Setup button -->Go to print report-->hit ok--> use arrow keys and choose the self test page.--> hit ok.

If you have the self test page fine then try to make a black copy from the printer.

Put a black font printout on the scanner glass facing downwards. Press copy black

Check if you have the black ink working.

If yess then there is some thing on the system you are doing wrong. May be the printer properties needs to be set or some settings needs to be checked.

If no then try to clean he ink cartridge and try to align the cartridge on the printer.

To align Do this

Press setup-->use arror keys to navigate to tools -->and choose the option align cartridge or align printer.

If you do not find the option in the tools option try looking for it in the print report...

On the computer Go to printer under control panel and right click on the printer and go to print prefernces --> go to the TAB called colors and under color options -->choose print in greyscale--> and under that choose the Black only option. --> hit apply and then hit ok.

Now try printing..!

Let me know if any of these steps works....

Posted on May 12, 2010

Testimonial: "I performed all of the diagnostic tests. Ther black ink still does not appear on any copies. I should say it is a very faint grey and it fades to nothing when printing a full page letter. I need to find whether the ink flow from the cartgridge to the print head is clogged and how to flush it. The printer is less than 6 months old, but was not used for over 2 months."

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SOURCE: just bought new ink and installed it for hp

You may have a faulty cartridge, I suggest you take it back to the store and ask for a replacement for faulty cartridge.

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

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Normal catridges recommened by HP are given below :

01. HP 901 - Black which will print 200 Pages.
02. HP 901 - Tri Colour which will print 200 Pages.
03. HP 901 XL Black which is a bigger one that will print 900 pages regulary.

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The follwoing message regarding this Printer taken from HP Website which gives information about the printer quality.


Enjoy the convenience of wireless connectivity with our Officejet J4680 All-in-One. You'll be able to print, copy, scan, and fax all from one device, plus print at speeds as fast as 28 pages per minute in black and 22 in color. And with our Officejet inks, you'll get high-quality printing at a lower cost per page than with a laser printer. Reliable and versatile
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  • Print fast, at up to 28 pages/minute black, 22 color##
  • Fax at speeds up to 33.6kpbs
  • Streamline big tasks with the 20-page automatic document feeder and 100-sheet paper tray
  • Preserve important documents for decades without fading1
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Please use the originai catridges for this printer and there will not be any issues.

In spite of this, the problem continues, please call the local HP Authorized Printer vendor to solve this problem.

If the Printer is under warranty, you will get a replacement printer with same or the higher configuration which is available in the market.

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