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I have a Canon MP530 Printer. Whenever I print color pics, I get small, horizontal white lines in the pics. Can I fix this at home??? Thanx. ken

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This is called banding.This indicates a problem with the print head nozzle, it is clogged. It happens if the printer has been inactive for some time.

The instructions on how to clean the print head is on this link.

Good luck!

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Ken, you should be able to solve this using the maintenance tools in the printer software by either: a (most likely) align the print heads or b clean the cartridge nozzels. Both these options are available on the software. To launch, go to printers on the control panel, select the printer and right click, open printer properties and select the Maintenance Tab. There you will find the options above.
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