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My HP C4480 printer is printing red instead of black

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My documents were printing red instead of black so I installed a new black cartridge. No it did not solve the problem. Yes I did run the utility to clean the heads. I finally went into the Printer Properties, advanced settings and set Print in Grayscale to Black Ink Only and it worked. You may need to turn off other settings related to photo printing.

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SOURCE: hp c4480 prints blue instead of black

Check the print properties and verify the black ink cartridge still has ink in it.

Otherwise, you may have a bad ink cartridge. If the cartridge has not been used for a while, the ink gums up the nozzle. You can try cleaning the ink cartridge and slot with alcohol. However, new color and black cartridges may be the best solution.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart C4480 won't print

The cartriges must not be out of the printer and since they had been unworking for sometime they probably have dry the ink in the small electrick injectors. Try to clean the head of the ink cartridges with a paper and hot
water.
If not buy a new ones.

Hope that helped

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: C4480 cannot scan to pc

I can not scan from my printer to my pc. I have a hp c4480. everything works on it. bill

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SOURCE: HP photosmart C4480 printer cartridge incompatible error

Well....I solved the problem......bought a new Canon printer!!

I tried everything...unplugging, cleaning everything that was mentioned above. I was onto HP online support several time, but they were absolutely no help at all...they basically told me that the cartridge must be damaged or ink dried up and to buy a new cartridge to see if the error persisted.....I don't think so!!!
I will never by HP again after having issues with the last two I have had. I love my new Canon printer it is EVERYTHING that HP wasnt.

Posted on Jan 16, 2010

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SOURCE: hp photosmart c4480 printer & Vista not compatible?

is H.P.printer C4480 compatable with Vista Home ?

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My hp photosmart c4480 is printing in horrible color, redish tint and hazy. i just installed brand new color and black ink and can't get my pictures to print right. Help!!!!


Hello Friend,

First of all please check for correct drivers for printer.

Secondally : Please draw three different - different color boxes in word and print them on you printer and find out which one color is missing. Example as follows.



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HP Photosmart c4480, prints black where gray shades exist


try cleaning the printhead your printer seem to have an image quality issue

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All douments are printed in black.


I guess the problem is in the setup of the printer.
Go to the document you are printing. If it is Microsoft word, goto the File menu, select printer, then properties, click on the color tab and select, B&W or Grey instead of the color

The solution is more or less the same, whichever document you are trying to print, The wording on the menu may be different.
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How do I find ink levels for colour and blackHP Photosmart C4480


just go ahead and print atest page
:on computer go to control panel-printer and faxes-ur printer sereis-right click there-scroll down to properties-click on properties-under general tab uw will find print atest page ..there u can find out the ink levels

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Hp c4480 prints blue instead of black


Check the print properties and verify the black ink cartridge still has ink in it.

Otherwise, you may have a bad ink cartridge. If the cartridge has not been used for a while, the ink gums up the nozzle. You can try cleaning the ink cartridge and slot with alcohol. However, new color and black cartridges may be the best solution.

May 02, 2009 | HP PhotoSmart C4480 All-in-One Printer ...

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I just got a hp photosmart c4480 printer and it makes black and white copies, but I can't figure out how to print in black and white like when I am on a web site.


OK, Whe you select Print from the File Menu and the Print window opens, selct the Color tab.

There should be an option to Print in Grayscale. Check the box beside it and click OK at the bottom. Then back at the Print window, click Print.

(Note: If this option is not on the Color tab, or you do not have a color tab, look on the Advanced tab for the same thing.)

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Printer will not print in black


I will try to help but when you installed the printer and the cartridges, did you remove meaning completely remove the tape on the printed circuit and nozzles of the cartridge? Did you remove all the tapes on the machine? It's not likely that the cartridge is defective when it is that new. Hope this helps.

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