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My CX4900 printer only will print in magenta &

My CX4900 printer will only will print in magenta & yellow. I have replaced all ink cartridges but still no luck. Print head check only shows magenta and yellow test and I have tried cleaning the print head but still no luck.

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Plz check printer alignment & printer ink stuats, is that possible other ink were not active.

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