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Faint printing Hello My hp laserjet 2600 demo page is suddenly showing faint quality prints (u can see above)....any idea whay is this happening....my cartridges are almost full....when i put the same cartridges in another printer, it works pretty well......please help me out here regards Raj

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  • Sniper7 May 22, 2008

    no mate i've actually tried restoring factory default on this printer

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Indeed, the problem here is dust building up on the scanner mirrors. The mirrors are hidden deep inside the printer, but if you have an hour to kill, you can disassemble the printer, clean them off carefully, and solve the problem. See the very detailed PDF disassembly guide at http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupport/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1221679079368+28353475&threadId=1182873 . Solved all my problems.

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Have u used this printer quite a bit....? if so the following may be the problem and I just did run across this recently in a printer we had in the shop....I recently read in one of my technical magazines that there may be a design flaw in the placement of the laser scanners and the openings that protect them....it seems that excess toner dust can readily get in to scanner area and specifically inside the scanner assembly and accumalate on the scanner glass and lens. Just cleaning through the opening in the back of the printer will not eliminate the issue. Machine will have to be disassembled, scanner removed and opened and the glass/lens cleaned with a q-tip....the placement of the fan (behind cartridges, lower right) seems to speed this process up and it usually becomes first notable with the magenta cartridge, seeing as it is at the bottom of the printer closest to the fan. Hope this helps..

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You have adjusted your print out settings too dark. ..judging from your samples

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