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Ink smudging When I'm printing invitation envelopes, there is an extra deposit of ink, or smudge, at the edge of the envelope. Anyone know what causes this and how to correct the problem? I'm wasting a lot of envelopes!

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  • Anonymous May 02, 2008

    Same problem. Smudging on envelopes and every one is smudging on the return address on the top left hand corner, less smudging on the actual address,

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Run a cleaning sheet through the printer- absorbant papaer- blotting paper. If this machine has had a lot of service it may be your waste tank is filling up and leaking out - have you had a service warning yet?

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