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Printing blank pages

Replaced ink cartridges and printer printing blank pages

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  • Mick V Jan 06, 2008

    I have changed the cartridge on my Designjet 430, cleaned and it is printing blank pages, cartridge moving, but no ink. No error messages either.

  • mom4four Jan 07, 2008

    Same problem - my lexmark x73 won't print in black - it still prints in color though. I've replaced the ink cartridge twice and neither of those work either. Thanks for any help.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    i have changed a cartridge in an epson stylus rx 500 now only printing the blue on the page nothing in black?

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    printer pick-up paper but after printing blank page is coming.

  • OMIC Feb 12, 2008




  • larryneil Feb 18, 2008

    I have changed the ink cartriges and the printer only puts out blank pages. I have tried changing out only one cartrige at a time and it still puts out blank pages.

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    Blank jpaper after changing ink cartrige on selphy 810. Worked before. Tried everything I can think of, cleaning, nozzle clear etc., no change.

  • mjay1 Mar 15, 2008

    Copying/Printing blank pages LM x7170 all in one

  • dankat Mar 16, 2008

    Yep, Brother MPC 210 - changed catrige, now I'm getting blank pages... what's up??

  • patricia3 Mar 30, 2008

    Printer only printing blank pages.

  • jdcopen Apr 01, 2008

    Printer ran but no ink deposited on paper. All functions (copier, screen print, etc). Replaced ink, checked ports for clog w/cue tip,  powered down and up again.

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    printer is printing blank pages and we have change the ink cartridge with a new one and still printing blank pages

  • Bapul May 13, 2008

    I've cleaned the printer then re-enter the catridge. From then i'm receving blank pages. i've also checked the same catridge with another printer. That's working fine with that printer.

  • Jameelah May 16, 2008

    Printing blank pages although Ive installed a new cartridge!

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    printing blank pages

  • SkeeBallBAbe May 23, 2008

    yes, I have the same problem. I change the cartrige and get blan pages when I hit print.

  • jon19003 May 23, 2008

    updated drivers and still get blank pages

  • nour14 Jun 21, 2008

    Blank pages printing even with new ink carteridge is put it. Even left overnight as it says in the Epson book. Still blank pages.

  • nowaygrl Jun 23, 2008

    Having the same problem. After a new cartridge was installed it only prints blank pages. Any suggestions. PLEASE HELP, this printer is less than a year old!

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    brother orinting blank pades or no pages at all

  • dogcampus Jul 16, 2008

    Yes; new Epson brand ink cartridges - nozzle clean, head clean, print, all get ZIP. Scans great, sounds like it's operating fine, but blank pages. Anyone?

  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008


  • moffett8 Jul 19, 2008

    Hi I've cleaned the cartridges. Refilled the cartridges and reset the chip. I put tape on the bottom to make sure it gets a good seal. I get blank pages.when I print something. It goes through the motions but no print on the page. I've cleaned it so many times I've had to replace the black cartridge.

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    Same problem here....maybe its just coincidence, but Microsoft released a windows update in mid-July and my printer has printed blank pages since

  • KingKen Aug 13, 2008

    when i print a page it comes out blank. I recently change the black ink

  • cgjojo Aug 20, 2008

    Me too -- any solution?

  • Anonymous Aug 31, 2008

    when I print a page it comes out blank. I recently changed the black ink cartdrige and the color. Will print in blue.

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I have fitted a full black cartridge into my Canon i320, however I cannot get the printer to print in black. Change typing to blue or another colour and the printer works.

    Regards Steve

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    I have changed the ink but the pages are printing blank please help

  • wmiller12 Sep 13, 2008

    Relpaced all print cartidges of Edson R220. Goes through motions of printing but pages all blank.

  • lschick Sep 16, 2008

    All colors and black stopped printing even though the printer goes through the motions and cartridges are more than half full. The print job immediately before this happened was a page from the internet that had a lot of color images. I have tried cleaning the nozzles several times with no luck. Not sure what to do next.

  • ssuey2u Sep 27, 2008

    printer is going through the motion of printing but the pages are blank

  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    Just installed drivers and ink cartridges are full, but it is still printing blank pages.

  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    Same problem here ... no help!  Frustrating piece of junk this Lexmark is!

  • Dstylez Sep 29, 2008

    I'm having the same problem...It won't print! It goes throught the motions and such, but noting shows on paper!! What dives?? Is it a driver problem? I'm running Vista using WP X3. If anyone knows what this is please help!


  • p_prince5 Sep 30, 2008

    same problem , blank pages

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    Printing blank, I replaced ink and it won't take the new 56 black cartige... frustrating...

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    only buy an HP printer.

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    R300 same problem

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    Bank ink won't prrint. I have cleaned and brought new ink.

  • sbh2 Oct 11, 2008

    My printer won't print black ink, I have changed the ink and have cleaned it .HELP

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    I have the same trouble, i have found that using the printhead cleaning option will get it to work slightly for just a little while...

  • tb8100 Oct 31, 2008

    Same problem. Did nozzle cleaning, tests out fine. what's up with this!! I see I'm the 43rd person on here to have this problem!

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008

    prnint bmank page

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008


  • jleitch20 Dec 26, 2008

    epson stylus dx4800 was printing ok the other day with nearly full cartridges but now it goes through the motion of printing but only blank pages come out.can anybody help?

  • adxperes Feb 09, 2009

    same here,  prints test pages and internet explorer pages but not anything else.

  • adxperes Feb 09, 2009

    Same here: prints Internet Explorer pages and test pages but nothing else.

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    I just installed a new cartridge into my HP Deskjet 5440. When I want to print a document, it follows through, although it prints a blank page. What should I do?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I replaed the cartridges; color and black. It still doesn't print. I also did an alignment and still blank pages. I downloaded the software from the website and did a reinstall. Still blank pages!



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I am working on the same problem. While you will not like the
answer here it is for the canon mf6530. What is causing it
is the shutter over the laser is failing to open. There for
it blocks all exposer. A temperary fix is to carefully lift the
shutter and tape it open using black electrical tape. Then
try a few prints you should have an image if this is your
issue as it is mine. I do not recommending running it in
this condition very long. When I find the final answer I
will attempt to post it.

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If your printer prints blank pages due to spooler you could fix it easily.

Most of the spooling problems are caused due to malfunctioned printer driver. Reinstallation of the printer driver may fix this.

Data errors in the system also create spooling problem so you also need to remove such errors.

You could get a plenty software programs to repair printer spooler.

PC Health Advisor is a program which is used to repair printer spooler problem.

Get more information to fix Printer Printing Blank Pages issue .
Hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 11, 2011


I tried cleaning it and it says error 0504

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Any update on this? All my inks are new/near-full... blank pages driving me crazy!

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Deskjet 880C Hewlett Packard Printing blank pages

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SOURCE: My printing displays wrong ink levels and prints blank pages

If your cartridge is new (or full) and you know that not just from ink levels display, then you did not used the printer for a while (at least a month) and the nozzles of the cartridge are clogged. If u used the cartridghe 4 or 5 moths ago, then the whole cartridge is dryed out, so get out and get yourself a new cartridge.

If it's just a month, then you should put a paper-tissue on a small plate (like a coffee-cup plate), then put some boiling water on it, just 2~3mm of water over the tissue.
Put the cartridge with the nozzles part downside on the tissue, in the hot water.
Let it stay there in the water 30 min.
Put the cartridge in an other clean tissue, than shake it strongy as if you want to force ink to get out trough the nozzles. Then clean gentle the nozzle part of the cartridge on some sheets of tissue.
Install the cartridges it in the printer and run a few cleaning processes from the printers maintenance software.

If the cartridge is new and just installed in the printer, and you have the inklevels but it does not print, then get it out of the printer and back to the store, they should replace it for you. I hope you removed the protective plastic stripe that covers the nozzles before installing the cartridge?...

OK, let ne know please how things evolve.

Hope it helped you, rate the solution.

Almoust forgot: ink levels are displayed by Lexmark inkprinters by estimating the ink consumed trough you printing process, it has no sensors in the cartridge. It's just kind of a counter, you can evan set an empty cartridge to be seen as a full one.

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Epson Stylus CX5400 prints blank pages

I've had this happen twice with the CX5400. I've fixed it both times by following the instructions on this page: (This involves dissassembling your printer so it's not for the faint of heart!)

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: CX6600 Epson - prints blank pages

If the Nozzle Check Pattern page prints correctly and completely, the problem may lie within your software settings, the interface cable, or your computer.

To remove and install only the Printer Driver for your CX6600, please perform the following steps:

Driver Removal

1. Go to START then SETTINGS and click on CONTROL PANEL ( START and CONTROL PANEL in Win XP) and double-click ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS.
2. To remove the printer portion select EPSON PRINTER SOFTWARE and click on REMOVE. Ensure the correct printer model is selected on the uninstall utility.
3. Click OK and follow the prompts. If asked to confirm removal of any personal settings or shared files, click YES or OK.
4. Once the components are removed, power off your unit and disconnect the USB cable.


1. Go to
2. Under Welcome to Epson Support click on ALL-IN-ONES and select FLATBED and then your Stylus model name. Under the Drivers & Downloads section select WINDOWS.
3. Download the most current driver for your printer and operating system.
4. Follow prompts through survey and license agreement and downloading will begin. When prompted, choose to SAVE this file; SAVE it to your desktop so it is easy to find.
5. Once download is complete, close your internet browser. To install simply double-click the file you downloaded and follow the prompts.
6. Do not reconnect the unit until the point in the printer driver installation where you are prompted to check that the unit is on and connected to the computer. Installation should complete automatically.

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SOURCE: lexmark x2740

my printer is not workin can u help

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SOURCE: HP J4580 Printing blank pages

fist click the start menu
and click the printer and fax
and select the hp printer and rith cilck the proparties and seat the print colar coular that time
select only black...............ok

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