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My printer is won't print either of the magenta colors, so all my pictures are coming out in this greenish yellow hue. I have done everything I can think of including cleaning the print heads, checking all color settings, trying to calibrate the color, etc etc and I can't get it to print those colors for the life of me even though there is still ink left in the cartridges....I'm afraid to waste money on new cartridges because I'm not even sure if that will fix the problem. Is anyone familiar with how to fix this problem?

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Unfortunately, printers seem to have a short life to them.
We had to replace ours and buy new ink cartridges because
they make it to where you have to buy a different cartridge number for the same brand of printer.
How old is the printer? Base your decision on whether to replace it or not. If it is old, the best thing would be to replace it.

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SOURCE: Magenta Cartridge

I have just found a solution on the hp support forum that says:-

Common problem of scanner optics dusted over requiring removing the laser/scanner, uncovering and cleaning mirrors and lenses. See the attached procedure. Takes about an hour, no parts.

On the second message on the following link you will see an attachment that has instructions for the above.

http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupport/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1217848263789+28353475&threadId=1182873

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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SOURCE: officejet d135 - "Supply Expired" error message

HP, in order to sell more ink, monitors the expiration date of the cartridges installed. Solution is either to buy a new unexpired cartridge from HP or to disable the date monitoring built in to the printer. This latter is done by removing the button cell located inside the D135 printer on the left hand side or by simply slipping a thin piece of plastic between button cell and metal contact. You will no longer have date function on printer, but it won't object to expired cartridges either.

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SOURCE: HP photosmart c7280 printing photos with purple hue

Does the c7280 use seperate Magenta and PhotoMagenta cartridges? If so make certain the right cartridge is in the correct slot.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: HP 6000 Won't print with yellow cartridge

Try this :

Take out the power cable from the back of the printer keep on tapping the power button for 30 secs ; then plug it back.
Take out the catridges clean them with a Lint free cloth (copper contacts); also clean the catridge slot of the printer; put in back the catridges ;
Unplug the power cable from the back of the printer; press and hol down the (#) and the (6) button simultaneously with one hand and with the other hand put in back the power cable; and then release the (#) and (6) button;
It will perform a reset on the printer
IF still then it doesn't work then the catridge slot's copper contacts has gone bad and need to replace

Regards
Soumajit

Posted on Mar 12, 2010

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