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Hp 5150 printer...I cannot remember how to clean the heads

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  • hermes831 Jun 17, 2008

    Thanks...but did not work....first and second page not printing well at the top of the page

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Go to Start>Settings>Control Panel
Double click Printers and faxes.
right click on the printer select properties.
Then select the Services tab.
Then select the clean cartridges.
Enjoy,
Lee

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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    Lee A. Jun 23, 2008

    what do you mean first and second page? Then are other pages fine? If you found any of this helpful I hope you will rate accordingly.
    Keep me updated, and I will assist you in any way I can.
    Thanks,
    Lee


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