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Color printer Printer will only print in black and blue

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  • Judy Pas Jun 06, 2008

    it's a injet and yes it's blue. It has 1 colour cartridge for black and 1 for yellow pink and blue

    the black prints the blue prints not the yellow or pink

  • ajaxbah Aug 26, 2008

    Wil print only in black replace a new colar cartridge.

    Remove driver for i455 and re install and restart computer

  • Meph1234 May 11, 2010

    Is this inkjet or laser?

    If its inkjet then does the printer have 1 black and 1 colour cartridge? or is it 1 black, 1 yellow, 1 purple, 1 blue?

    Are you sure the colour is blue and not just a grey shade?


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Is the colour cartridge new? it sounds like the yellow and purple heads could have dried out.

With my lexmark i could put the ink cartridge on a wet cloth to moisten the dried ink, then wipe it alow dried paper to remove it. However i would recommend reading your manual that came with it, or is available online before doing that. There are many different types of printehead and this method could damage it.

Also if you remove the cartride you should see some electrical contacts that line up with a cip on your cartridge, make sure all those contacts are clean.

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