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Alignment I bought a new ink cartridge for my hp photosmart c4180 and now it wont align...it keeps telling me alignment failure after it spits out a paper with lines on it. I also checked to see if the ink was put in right. I need help!!!

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    bought new ink took old cartridge out noe the will not click in tells me no ink

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Remove both the cartridges from the printer and check the expiry dates on both cartridges, if any of the cartridge is expired then change the cartridge and check the result. If the cartridges are not expired then check the ink levels present in the cartridges from the HP Solution Center. If the ink levels are good then clean the copper contacts of the cartridges with a soft cotton cloth and power cycle the printer.

  1. Turn the product off.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the product.
  3. Wait 30 seconds, and then reconnect the power cord to the product.
  4. Turn the product on.
Now insert the cartridges and align them, after alignment page prints then scan the page.

If it still gives alignment failed message then remove the cartridges and reset the printer and check for the result.



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