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Faulty color just tried to print a picture, and it came out in several different shades of green.  This was right after changing my cartridge, running the test, and all the other cleaning, etc. I could find.

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Re: faulty color - HP DeskJet 5550 InkJet Printer Printers & Copiers

Replace old cartrige.. cartrige is defective

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