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Our Canon LBP5000 has a calibration problem which results in the separate colours of an image printing slightly apart giving a ghosting or shadowing effect. This is not consistent with every print. The toners are all quite new - any ideas how to resolve this?

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Hi; this problem is caused by the video controller to resolve this problem change the video controller

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Hi; the Video controller is not working properly the solution is : change the video controller (video controller wich contain the USB port )

Posted on Oct 17, 2010

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