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Larges spots of ink on paper

Sometimes....at least once a day....and sometimes continuously on each paper....i get large blotches of ink along the side or bottom of the paper. It is a mess...it gets on my desk, other papers, my clothes, not to mention ruins the paper itself. I have performed all the maintenance I can on it...from print head cleaning, to bottom plate cleaning. I even open it up and wipe down the different parts, where there is gobs of ink. This is getting to be more of a hassle.....and with the price of ink it seems like there is more on the inside and everywhere else than where it should be on my print job.
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That used to happen to me as well. It turned out that when I left the paper standing in the tray, it would bend slightly at the end. I stopped leaving the paper in the tray in the afternoons and only putting it in when i needed to print and that seemed to solve the problem. A hassle I know but thats the cost of buying a photo printer to do office jobs.

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