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Printer will not print text. will only print picutres and graphics and text on graphics. just replaced the black and white cartridge.

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It sounds like you are either out of black ink or you have a clogged black printhead. Perform a nozzle check/test page, then do 3-4 printhead cleanings. Run another nozzle check/test page and compare it to the first one. If you see improvement, keep cleaning your printheads until the black printhead is unclogged. If you do not see any improvement, you may need to replace the black ink cartridge. (I am assuming that your printer uses a tri-color and black ink cartridge) Replacing the ink cartridge will give you a new printhead (attached to the ink cartridge).

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

  • Angelika01 Jul 05, 2010

    The printer uses pure black to print black/greyscale text but mixes the other three colours to print "muddy black" in photos.
    This would explain why only the text isn't being printed.
    http://inkjetoasis.ca/io_help.asp

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