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Printer won't stop printing alignment sheet, following changing of ink cart.

HP provides a paper alignment sheet, that my printer prints, after installing a new ink cartridge. The intructions are to insert the paper alignment sheet back into the printer, and without specifiying (by picture instr. only) , push either the print button (color or bw - does not specifiy) or scanner button (does not specify) , to allow the printer to align itself.
However, the printer will not stop printing the alignment sheet. It re-prints the sheet, every time I turn on my computer and printer. What do you suggest?

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  • treeguy11 Dec 20, 2008

    I have the same problem. Any advice?

  • tmumolo Jan 07, 2009

    hp all in one c3100 prints a head alignment page every time it's started. how do i stop it. have tried the scan solution but it didn't work.

  • dunkman Feb 22, 2009

    I have the same problem with my HP1350. Every time I start my computer my printer prints out an alighment sheet. It is a total waste of paper and ink. Anyone know how to stop this?

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My printer only printed 1 page out of 3 so now it wont stop. it pulls the paper in and comes out blank. this will keep going unless i turn it off. how do i reset my printer?

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