Question about Lexmark X6170 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Alignment problems every time I put in a new cartridge it prints funky, will not align. says to manually align, but I work in an office and we don't have the book anymore. I can't do anything without it! please help, it just prints parts of the page and not the whole thing, lines, blurry lines. that's all I get!

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  • kyACORN Apr 18, 2008

    Yeah, so, I found out that Lexmark has a really good online customer support chat. It took about 2 hours with one associate to figure out what the problem was. That only temporarily fixed it though, it started messing up again. Then I realized it was just the machine, that printer/scanner/fax machine/copier SUCKS! I do not recommend them, I spent way too many hours of my life trying to fix it, your best solution, throw it out the window! (Or take it to an office supply store and recycle it, those things have mercury and all kinds of other nasty stuff in them!)

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Try this using this link:  http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/knowledgebase.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:383:0:0&framed=&docid=ENUS18888&relevance=1

or to dowmload the  manual :http://www.lexmark.com/publications/eng/x6100/index.html

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