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Make sure you have the black ink cartridge refilled or replaced then run "print head cleaning" in the printer maintenance menu. Run head cleaning about 5 times. if solved please visit my website http://besthealthdeal.five-starsports.com/home.html

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Maybe the ink jet cartridge is depleted. This is common on all ink jet printers.
Or, the ink jet cartridge has tape on the head.

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