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Printing problem Have Canon S330 printer. Replaced black cartridge and printing still defective about every 3 lines of text. Did Cleaning and Deep Cleaning per manual and still no difference. What can I do to remedy this problem?

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  • dunnricha1 Apr 09, 2008

    I'm not sure if any action has, or will be taken, since I see no submit button other than the one below. Hopefully, this will forward my problem for resolution. If not, please advise what else I am supposed to do.

  • dunnricha1 Apr 09, 2008

    I tried the above and then printed these pages. The first page came out fine but the subsequent pages had the same problem as before. Should I try the above solution again?

  • dunnricha1 Apr 09, 2008

    I tried this solution of Basti and the first page of this e-mail text printed fine. However, I have the same problem with the subsequent pages and other documents I tested. What now?

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It doesnt sound like a driver problem, its more like the head is out of alingment.

Try this

You can align the print cartridges from the Toolbox or the printer driver.

  1. Load plain paper into the input tray.
  2. Open the Toolbox: Click Start , point to Programs , hp deskjet 9600 series , and then click hp deskjet 9600 series Toolbox . Or open the printer driver.
  3. Click the Printer Services tab in the Toolbox or the Services tab in the printer driver.
  4. Click Align Print Cartridges and follow the onscreen instructions.
Your printer is canon, try to find something similiar, I dont have a canon and i dont know what are in the menus but look for aling print cardridges or similiar services.

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  1. Open the Printers folder.

    • For Windows XP Select 'Start', 'Control Panel', 'Printers and Other Hardware', and 'Printers and Faxes'.
    • For Windows versions other than Windows XP select 'Start', 'Settings', and 'Printers'.

  2. Right-click the printer icon to open Properties.

    Printing problem - winxp_properties.jpg

  3. Click the 'Maintenance' tab and click the 'Print Head Alignment' icon.



  4. The message below is displayed. After confirming the two points below, click 'Print Head Alignment'.

    i250_win_align_confirm.jpg

  5. The following message is displayed. Click 'OK'. Print head cleaning starts. The power lamp flashes during cleaning operation. Do not perform other operations. After cleaning has finished, the first head alignment pattern will be printed.

    win_do_not_start.jpg

  6. The following message is displayed. After printing has finished, click 'Yes'.


  7. Refer to the printed sheet, and select the pattern with the fewest visible vertical stripes inPrinting problem - i250_align_pattern.jpgi250_Printing problem - align_compare.jpg

    align_compare.jpg

    <1> Example of highly visible vertical stripes in the pattern.
    <2> Example of the fewest visible vertical stripes in the pattern.

  8. Enter the selecPrinting problem - i250_win_align_set.jpgn the Column A box.

    i250_win_align_set.jpg

  9. Similarly, enter the selected numbers in the boxes for column B to F.

  10. After all numbers have been entered, click 'OK'.

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    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 09, 2008

    Try this link

    http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/contro...

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 09, 2008

    Uninstall the driver and download latest driver from the website, same link that i gave you awhile ago and click on drivers and downloads.


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Try running self test if this is ok try reinstalling printer drivers see if that works for you

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