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You align the print head like that :

1.go to printer and faxes
2.rigth click on the printer
4.then you go on maintenance and pick print head alignment

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Do i need to align print head?

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It may mean the print head alignment rather than the cartridge
Check properties on printer in control panel and see if there is a head alignment option.
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Hi, it is possible that the cartridge/s are not seated properly.
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If Printer heads health condition is not good, alignment wont completes..
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Printer reads no cartridge when one is in


Remove the ink cartridge (or cartridges) from the printer.

Turn the cartridges over so you can see the copper foil portion of the cartridge casing. You'll see many neatly punched holes in this copper tape. Look closely: if any of the holes seem to be torn, with jagged edges, or if there are tears anywhere else on the copper foil, the cartridge has been physically damaged. Replace it. If the foil appears to be all right, continue.

Moisten the tip of your finger. Gently rub it over the small print head on the bottom of the cartridge. The print head will look like a small plastic or glass window. Rub away any old, dried ink that may have collected on the print head. Old, dried ink has "killed" many a cartridge, particularly if you haven't used the printer in a while. Use your finger tip rather than a towel or a cotton swab: Your fingertip won't leave stray fibers on the print head which could cause further problems.

Seat the cartridges back into the printer. Firmly snap shut the cartridge carrier. Let the printer take the cartridge head back to the proper starting position on the track. Close your printer service bay.

Turn off your printer. Unplug it from the power source for 10 seconds. Plug it back in and turn on the printer.

Follow your onscreeen software instructions on aligning the cartridge heads. The alignment prompt comes up each time the printer detects the cartridge has been replaced or moved. Be sure to note whether this is a new or an old cartridge when you answer the dialog questions.

Use a brand new cartridge, one that is freshly packaged, if the alignment process on the old cartridge fails. This will tell you, definitely, whether the problem is a cartridge problem or a larger printer problem.

Replace the printer if no cartridge--regardless of age-- will successfully align in the printer.

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Press the OK button.
- If paper is being fed at error occurrence, the
error is indicated after the paper is ejected.
- If the error occurs, the print head alignment
values are not changed.
- After exit from the error by the OK button,
the automatic print head alignment will not
be re-done.
The error will occur when the print head
alignment pattern is not printed due to no ink
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In case of misprint please align head

Someone has removed a cartridge and reinstalled without doing a head alignment.
Do a head align every time a cartridge is replaced or taken from holder.

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