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Solution
Follow these steps in the order presented until you resolve the issue. Step one: Remove, clean, and reinstall the printhead

  1. Make sure that the product is turned on.
  2. Open the access door.
  3. Remove all the cartridges and place them on a piece of paper with the ink opening pointing up.
and please follow the link....

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01661383&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3795406



Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resolved as per your satisfaction.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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