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Hi
There is a place in your driver when you go to print a docs there are some tabs there which will have Tools Tab you can clean heads from there, if heads not clean then try some tricks I used

Here.

Ok it got to be the heads blockage
There is fluid cleaner for this but I can never find any in the shops the only ones I seen is when they sell them in Tesco but they come in with the ink refill bottles so I just use worm water by it self on a cloth and dabbing on the heads to clean them, it will not harm the heads but not to much water.

Some heads are on the inks them self but some have them inside the printer so I not know your printer so if the heads are inside you need to get them out you may find that some heads will just clip out put some need to be unscrewed so you got to know how they come out so be careful and not push to hard on them, if the heads are on the ink then it is a easy job to clean them,
It worth a try it worked for me more than ones.

Please all I ask is call back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one, so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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My printer is not printing black word

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Do i have to pay u too

Posted on Dec 06, 2010

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    Clive Dec 07, 2010

    Hi
    No not need to pay me I am just like to help all the best
    Pineworks

  • sharibaby4u Jan 21, 2011

    hi pineworks
    i just replace my blk cartridge but its not printing can u help me i cant even find my manual so i need your help please, thanks

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