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White lines in print--looks like pinstripes

On my HP1350 all in one desk jetprinter, the ink cartridges are full but white streaks persist when printing photos. I've done an alignment 5 times in an attempt to correct, ,cleaned the ink cartridges and wiped down as much of the inside of the machine as I can from the outside--to no avail.

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I asked the technician at Staples what he thought and he thought it was the ink cartridge. since I was using 3in1 cartridges and it was expensive to buy two; (1) Black with pale magenta and blue plus (2)red blue and yellow,we bought a new printer that uses one colour only cartidges so we can replace one colour at a time and also use a pale blue and pale magenta to get better reproductions. for a little more than double the price we bought an Hp printer Photosmart C7280 on sale with single cartridges. It will pay off, They are a fraction of the cost of 3in1 colours.

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