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My printer will only print the top or bottom half of words


This sounds like your word program and not your printer. The information from your word program is not being sent from the DLL correctly. Try a different word program or try reinstalling word.
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My Canon Pixma MP480 All-In-One InkJet Printer is printing half the page, words are cut off.


Hi Good day!! Try to try the head cleaning and alignment

1. Click "Start"
2. Click "setting"
3. Click "Printer and faxes"
4. right click your printer and then properties
5. go to printing preferences"
6. Click "Maintenance"
7. Choose Head cleaning.. after that you can align it.. by clicking "Align button.
if still haf page, clean it again and align...

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Half the words are not printing ,i think i just need to do a cleaning just not sure how to


The epson has a self cleaning program. press together the top buttons - power and maintenance key. and the printer will start a cleaning process. If you had installed the full sofware of the printer to your PC then you can also access the printer functions and do it fromt he PC.If this wont clear the issue, there could be a possible printing head damage. Hope you had used only the original ink and not the refilled ones.. Hope this helps. Good Day

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Printing on part of the words ie missing the top half


you have to do "clean head" to your printer..
follow this steps
- click on start
- click on printers and faxes
- right click on epson stylus photo r300 series icon
-click on preference
- click on maintenance
- and last click on head cleaning
wait till finish
hope this help

May 04, 2010 | Epson Stylus Photo R300 InkJet Printer

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My printer is making white lines in the middle of all the words


You don't say what make or model of printer, so I can't give specific instructions.

However, you probably need to perform a head cleaning process on the printer, assuming it is an inkjet printer.

You should have some printer control software on your PC. Find that, and select troubleshooting, or maintenance, or something similar.

You should find an option to clean the print head, which is an automated process that the printer carries out when you select it.

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Pages are coming out completely blank...ink is fulll...i have cleaned the print head


I'm saying the same below!
By mclamemo on Nov 12, 2009 " " re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red doesn't work at all. I've done all the printer cleaning programs and swabbed inside the printer with alcohol, and re-inserted the cartridge multiple times. it still doesn't print at all.

Also now even the black every few lines prints the top half of the line or the bottom half of the line, or its smeared, etc...
Help! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have learned from experience, that Epson2.gif does not like generic ink. You must use Epson Genuine Cartridges. Hopefully, you haven't screwed up the printer, like I did. I did try cleaning the heads and doing everything possible. Use 2 cartridges of ech set, for cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. ......But Nothing.
Had to go out and purchase a new printer.;
Good Luck :0(
Comments: Nov 12, 2009- Funny. hahahahah,
Me too! I would say, about 2 dozen cartridges to be exact.

lol :0) :0) :0) :0) :0) :0)

Asker's Testimonial " Thank you. Called Epson also and they didn't say it as directly, but advised real Epson ink too. Hope I didn't kill the printer! Generic ink for sale " - mclamemo

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Printer prints blank pages, have changed and installed new ink cartridges. wen through the head cleaning cycle bunch of times no luck. Any suggestions in fixing this?


Are you using Generic Cartridges? Pls See Below
I'm saying the same below!
By mclamemo on Nov 12, 2009 " " re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red doesn't work at all. I've done all the printer cleaning programs and swabbed inside the printer with alcohol, and re-inserted the cartridge multiple times. it still doesn't print at all.

Also now even the black every few lines prints the top half of the line or the bottom half of the line, or its smeared, etc...
Help! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have learned from experience, that Epson2.gif does not like generic ink. You must use Epson Genuine Cartridges. Hopefully, you haven't screwed up the printer, like I did. I did try cleaning the heads and doing everything possible. Use 2 cartridges of ech set, for cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. ......But Nothing.
Had to go out and purchase a new printer.;
Good Luck :0(
Comments: Nov 12, 2009- Funny. hahahahah,
Me too! I would say, about 2 dozen cartridges to be exact.

lol :0) :0) :0) :0) :0) :0)

Asker's Testimonial " Thank you. Called Epson also and they didn't say it as directly, but advised real Epson ink too. Hope I didn't kill the printer! Generic ink for sale " - mclamemo

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Kodak 5100 AiO When printing emails the borders


Read through some of the solutions on here and eventually removed print heads and cleaned them and printing of borders and words is now fine. Still have probs with photos being discoloured .

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Printer only printing bottom half of words


this usually happens when an air pass trough the valve of the ink upon refilling it.the effect would be an unequal distribution of the ink content. try first cleaning the head to disperse off the air inside the ink. if it doesnt solve the problem, i suggest try refilling it again and do the cleaning process a couple of times to clear out the air inside the cartridge.

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HP PSC 2355 Truncated lines


Try cleaning the paper rollers and the print head.

 

Use a wet cloth to clean the paper rollers.

 

Use a little amount of water and some alcohol (Isopropyl alcohol) to clean the print head. (You may not need to do this if your printer cleans it automatically through software utility.

 

 

This may be also have caused by the low ink level. Replacing the cartridge should solve this problem.

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