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Printer does not print anything other than "test Sheet & Alignment sheet" When i try to print from a file, my brand new Lexmark printer generates only blank sheets. I've tried un-installing & re-installing the software. Also I've ensured my printer is set as default printer. The Error message appearing on the printer window, say's I have an " Alignment Problem".The troubleshooting guide directs me to ensure the tape has been removed, & to re-insert the cartridges, then press the "check" button.

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After consulting your manual and done as it says the problem is not solved then you should ask your vendor for help as your printer is on warranty

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