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Blank pages printing out/or smudged pages(new cartridge)

Hi, I thought my black ink cartridge had run out after 3 weeks - I'd hardly used it. The paper hadn't fed through once or twice and it was directly after this the prob started - it looked like the ink was running out as lots of letter on page were smudged then there was just a blank page coming out. I bought a new cartridge and it didn't solve problem - I'm still getting either some smudged letters or just nothing at all. It's obviously not lack of ink but some other problem. Any ideas?!
Marianne

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  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    Color prints good, but no Black. New cartridge, still no. Printed OK on Monday, and never heard from it since. Am using Sony VGN-N320E, Vista Premium.
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  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    have tried to clean several times to no avail

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U have to take printer service center becase in your printer has a gare problem thats y he take more 2 or 3 pages one time or its clibatition is missed so u take your prinetr to printer repaire & solve this problem

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