Question about HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet Printer
personally encountered similar problem in my work.
Sometimes when either of the inks overflow at the nozzle, it gets absorbed to an extent into another ink compartment. So that colour affected now prints another colour; the colour that has crept into its compartment, Sometimes it is serious at other times is not. If not serious, usually, after a few solid colour prints the colour affected returns to normal.
If serious do this. I do not know how much of a technical person you are, but I will give you the solution to returning that colour to print rightly. Bring out your colour cartridge. Peel off the seal covering top. You will see the holes through which in is fed into it. Get a clean handkerchief, fold it and place over the top of the cartridge. Hold it over a bowl or something. Now place your mouth over the top with the handkerchief in between and blow hard. Ink will discharged at the nozzle. Clean off the ink with folded tissue; always dab not wipe. (At the nozzle do not rub only dab). Now press a piece of folded tissue to the nozzle firmly. It should be blotted with ink:- red, blue, yellow. If any colour is missing you may need to repeat the procedure. Once you get the three colours back, the issue is resolved.
If this doesn't do it, it most certainly your operating system that is the issue. It is system issue; you will need to perform a system restore on your operating system. Go to start/all programs/accessories/accessibility/system tools/system restore. When the dialogue box pops up simply follow the instructions. Make sure to select a date when you are sure the system printed perfectly. The system will restart and restore your operating system to that date. Then try to print again. This procedure does not affect personal files/data. But it only affects recently installed applications which can reinstall after.
Good luck & God bless!
Posted on Nov 14, 2010
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