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I hvae changed my colour ink cartridge and the colours are still not correct . Any thoughts ?

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What is the brand of the printer?

usually you need to clean the printheadss there might be ink residue on it that affects the inks on the paper during the printing process

you should also consider to align the printer check your printer manual how to do it but in HP it can be find on the front panel

check also the inks if they are genuine or just a refilled,it matters.

try to reset the printer to its factory defaults.it also helps the printing mechanism

hope I help you a bit

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