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HP OfficeJet V40 Won't Print

It keeps stating 'Press Enter to Align Cartridges' and won't print....I press enter and print the report but the message never goes away...I'm assuming somehow it got 'offline' or 'unaligned' I don't have my old manual to trouble shoot.

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  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    I have the same problem and it is with a NEW cartridge.

  • grannygir175 Apr 13, 2009

    I keep getting 'cartridge error', have put in new cartridges, checked plug-ins, but all 3 lights just keep flashing. Deleted the whole thing and re-installed, still won't work.

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You Need to change the Ink Carttridge. it has either Dried from lack of use or you have run ou tof ink.

you may need to clean the Jets as well a simple Q-tip with some rubing alchol would work.

You could also try the Printers Cleaning Utility, but either way you'll need to replace the cartridges

Andres

Posted on May 09, 2008

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  1. Disconnect the power cord from the unit, wait five seconds, and then plug it back in. This will reinitialize the unit.
  2. Print another alignment test page. If the Press Enter to align message is not currently on the front panel display, complete the following steps to print an alignment page:
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    Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

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