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Getting spots on photos

Getting ink spots/dots when printing. not many, just enough to ruin the picture.

It is as if the printer is spitting. Look like large dots or droplets. Have tried running program to clean heads - makes no difference.

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  • pinfvr Sep 12, 2008

    I have the same ink spot problem. First the spots were yellow and on the bottom third of the page. The spots stopped & printed perfectly for a couple of pages. Then the spots returned and they are black now and there are more of them on the top & bottom third of the page. It's very frustrating HELP!

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I pulled out the cartridge that was causing the spots, dabbed at the small pool of ink that collected with a very soft paper towel, re-cleaned the print heads and that seemed to solve it...

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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