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Ink Cartridges Black ink won't print on my hp deskjet 5150 printer,even though it is half full.The colour cartridge prints,but blue comes out as pink+green comes out yellow.It is a brand new cartridge.Whats wrong?

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  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    mine is an original HP printer cartridge and does the same thing.

  • tjdavison Sep 22, 2008

    I have a similar problem in that the Black cartridge will not print. The colour works fine and if I change the document text to another colour e.g. blue, then the document prints in blue. I've tried 3 different black cartridges and it's the same for each. The printer goes through the motions as if printing, but nothing in black is actually being printed on the paper.

  • d4r4c Oct 28, 2008

    I also have the same problems, both in windows and linux. Problem is rly interesting, for instance if you print PDF documents with "print as image" enabled you'll get black cartridge working. Also works in Okular with "Force rasterize".

    So i think the problem rly hides in printing vector shapes like fonts, that somehow got ignored.

    I have also tryed few different cartridges and they all just don't work.


  • trbrackett Nov 29, 2008

    My printer suddenly stopped printing black.  Prints color fine.  Goes though the motions but nothing black makes it to the page.




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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I cleaned the printer heads. All the cartridges are full. One blue cartridge is half full. Help.

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If is an original brand? Some generic cartridges or refill ones gave that problem.

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