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I have an HP Photosmart C4340 All-in-one. I was installing a black cartridge and I noticed that there is black ink in the bottom of the computor on the inside. I took the black cartridge back out and it is leeking. How do I clean the inside of my computor.

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart C6100 All-In-One Printer stopped printing black ink

Please clean the print heads :

Press Setup up - Tools - Clean Print heads on the All-in-One.

If this does not resolve the issue , Reset the All-in-One.

Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on.

2. Press and hold OK and HELP buttons while plugging in the power cord.

If issue stil persists. Contact HP.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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SOURCE: Black ink leaking from bottom of printer!

There is a small hopper inside of the printer, called the cartridge holder, this is where the excess ink is wiped off of the cartridges, and is just left there. it is usually on the side where the cartridges stay when they are idle. The easiest thing to do, is take the cover of the printer off, and blot the ink out of the hopper, do not use any detergents, or liquid cleaners, as this will ruin the cleaner head for the cartridges.

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer seems to be leaking ink?

take those out are uusing off brand ink

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Black ink not working on HP C5180 Photosmart

Try a hard restart, which simply means unplugging the power cord of the printer, and replugging it after one minute has passed. If that does not work, then rerun the CD used to install the printer. Both techniques reprogram the electronics, to a certain extent.
You can also visit the HP website, to see what solutions are being offered for various printer problems. They probably have a number to call, in case you need to talk to a technician.
Hope these suggestions help you out.

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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