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I just installed my brand new printer cartridge in my hp a526 printer (NEW) and when I follow the instructions for set up to perform printer alignment it failed and will only print re and yellow colors even after cleaning the printer cartridge in the cleaning mode in the machine, can you help me please.

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First of all if there is a procedural fault when a new ink cartridge is installed this fautl can occur.
So first of all remove the printer, Uninstall the software. the reinstall the printer software and on instruction connect the printer to the PC. The new harware will be now installed .
make a test print. It must work fine.
Failing this test there can be errors in the printing head / main board.

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