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Not printing i can not get it to print i cannot get a very good test page will not print text

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  • rat2 Feb 22, 2008

    thank you for that i did have a look all is good i think it got something to do with my settings on my computer you think i got it to do a test page but some of it was smudged i am reading through the manuel hopefully that will help if you have any more suggestions please feel free to -post them i dont no much abouut computers they have been given to me so i am learning a s i go

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Make sure your ink carts are in the right way...believe it or not ive made the same mistake and also make sure the color carts are in the right place!!!!

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Printing black

Sounds very science fiction. The easiest thing to do is to uninstall the printer(+drivers), and reinstall. Or at least it's the easiest thing for me to think of ... ;] Do you get this only with text, or also with images?

Posted on Jun 27, 2006

SOURCE: test print great, document printing blurred

try to heat up the printhead of the cartridge on hot water about 90degre celsius and clean the head whit a clean soft paper (toilet paper is great and cheap) and make a clean nozle on the printer software. 

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

SOURCE: Printer will not print text

i have none

Posted on May 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon i560 won't print black text anymore

I had the same problem, even when I only selected grayscale printing, my printer would use all 3 colors to make black, and my black cartridge would never get used. Try this:
On printing preferences change your Media Type to Transparency.
This should solve the problem and stop robbing your color tanks when you just want black

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon MP 870 just turned on - black text printing

adjust print heads... in the printer attributes by right clicking the printer the attributes should show a tool window the do this

then check if you have ink...

also check to see if you have your print set to a heaver weight paper. this could make the paper move while its printing

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My HP C6380 is printing blank pages. Cartridges

1. Disconnect the power cord and USB from the printer and press and hold the power button down for 30 secs without anything connected to the printer. 2. Now connect the power cord only and turn it ON, make sure that the printer has sufficient ink in the cartridges, you may clean them and inside the printer with a lint free cloth. The printer will take some time to initialise. 3. Now we will reset the printer so follow the steps below. A. - Press and Hold the ?Print Photos? & ?Red Eye Removal? buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say ?Enter Special Key Combo? B. - Press and release in sequence ?Red Eye Removal?, ?Print Photos?, ?Red Eye Removal? 1. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says ?System Configuration Menu?. 2. Press and release the ?OK? button. 3. Display should say ?Support?. Use the Right arrow Key to look for "Reset Menu". 4. Press and release the ?OK? button. 5. Press the right arrow key to look for "Semi-Full Reset", press 'OK' 6. The printer will go off and will power on by itself, else wait for 20 seconds and power on the printer. Also check if Operating system is Windows XP, then Service Pack should be 2 or 3. Try reinstalling the main s/w driver and also upgrade the firmware from http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3560280

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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