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Colour prints coming out with a lilac hue

When I print, all the colour prints have a lilac hue. It happens on both pc and mac. I have uninstalled and reinstall on both of the systems to no avail.

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There are several common factors that will affect the colors in your printed image or photo. Start by checking your paper. Some paper tints can cause problems with color images, so make sure that you're using plain white paper, not another color such as beige, yellow, or blue. Even an off-white shade can affect your colors.

In addition, paper type can slightly influence your ink color. Highly absorbent papers can draw in the ink so quickly that the printed image may seem dull or a little washed out. If this is the case, try a coated paper that is specifically intended for color printing. If you're printing those important family vacation photos, use a good-quality glossy paper.

If your colors are way off, you may be running out of one or more ink colors. For example, blue and yellow are mixed to make green, so if your grass seems blue rather than green, you may be running out of yellow. Check your ink cartridges and replace any that are low or exhausted.

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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Check whether the printer is in proper mode or not

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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    isaac johny Feb 29, 2008

    i.e...normal mode

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