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Datacard sd260 only printing in monochrome with color ribbon

Q: Datacard sd260 only printing in monochrome with color ribbon

I used a monochrome ribbon in my datacard sd260 printer and when i put the color ribbon back in its stilll only printing in monochrome.help!!!!

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When I try to print a photo, I check the settings to make sure it is in color, but when I select color, it reverts to monochrome when I go to print. This happened before and I cannot remember what I did to fix it. I think it has something to do with photo
viewer or paint that is messing it up.

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Can someone let me know how to print on BOTH sides of a card using DataCard SP75 card printer and BarTender label printing software v 9.01 from seagull scientific ?

The duplex option on the printer is activated and working but still the I'm getting only single sided prints and not dual-sided.

Thanks in advance.

A:Help with printing from Bartender software on DataCard SP75 printer

The SP75 is a desktop card printer and laminator which prints edge-to-edge in monochrome and full colour on one or both sides of the card. When the The duplex option on the printer is activated, I found that it can print on both sides of the card.Visit http://www.adapt-me.com/datacard-sol...rs-review.html for more details and inforamation

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I have an HP business inkjet 2300 & Windows XP desk top. My printer is only prining in black or this funky dark pink and light pink mode. (Grey Scale?) How do I remedy this. I know the ink is full because I just replaced all the colors thinking I was running out of the primary colors bet that didn't fix it. Any Ideas? Thanks!!!

A:color printer not printing in full spectrum color

The pink is usually a sign that the ink is about to run out. Check the printer settings in the Windows control panel for the printing mode. From there, you should be able to do some diagnostics. Try a print head alignment and print head cleaning, just try all of the different options and then try and re-print. If not, you could have some dud inks? Very unlikely, but if you bought them cheaply from a not so good brand or had them re-filled then it could be an issue.

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problem with Access 2007, my inner window "my query" i'm doing, the first 3 lines are hidden behind the ribbon, when I hide the ribbon, the "query" window then moves up and the first 3 lines are still hidden, it is driving me nuts as I cannot maximise the inner window. Anyone have any ideas????

A:access 2007: window stuck behind ribbon - hiding ribbon don't work

Hello I do not use Access 2007, but I searched and found the following topics:Help for Access 2007http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access/F...=CL100570041033Use the RibbonApplies to: Microsoft Office Access 2007http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/HA100898951033.aspxCustomize the RibbonApplies to: Microsoft Office Access 2007http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access/HA102114151033.aspxUse existing custom toolbars and startup settings in Access 2007http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access/HA100365441033.aspxKnowledge Base Articleshttp://accessjunkie.com/kb.aspxAccess 2007 Solution Centerhttp://support.microsoft.com/ph/11265

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Hello, or rather, HELP!

I've got said Toshiba SD-260 DVD player, advertised to play all sorts of formats. Bought it before I was burning DVDs because I needed a cheap player quick.

I've burned maybe a dozen DVD-RWs now, in an HP burner (media center, WinXP Home, Showbiz or Nero or RecordNow copying other DVDs), and these all play just fine in other computers, other brand DVD players... just not this one.

Any ideas?


A:Toshiba SD260 won't play dvd-rw

Not that uncommon. First, I'd check and see if there are any firmware updates for that drive, since they're usually released to address media compatibility issues. Download the Nero InfoTool and run it. It'll tell you the current firmware for this drive.

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I am still trying to drag the exact model out of this person. Right now all I know is that it is a Canon BubbleJet. It will not print in color. I suggested changing the color cartridge, and cleaning the print head. Neither of these seemed to work. I also suggested talking to Canon tech support. They wouldn't tell him anything...for free, so he hung up. I was a complete failure on Canon's support site.
Does anyone have any suggestions on this? Ever heard of this before?

Thanks a lot,


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When printing something from internet, color does not print. Otherwise OK.

A:Color printing

Check the web and see if there is a newer driver for the printer and try installing that.

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I'm having trouble printing in color with my yoga 730 laptop. There is no print in color option on word and when I go to printing settings there's still no option to print in color. Help! It feels like I've tried everything, and I know it's not the printer.

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A friend has acquired an iBook (MAC). We can't seem to locate the icon which allows one to switch to color printing instead of black. Anyone familiar with MAC?

A:Printing in color on MAC?

Did it come with the printer or are you using one you have? If you just hooked a printer to it. You need to download the Printers software. If the software is installed. Select print paper settings in the drop down menu that comes up and choose color instead of grayscale.

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I have windows 7. Have downloaded color pictures from my camera and want to print them. They show as color on my computer. I have set my printer to print in color using glossy paper. My printer preview shows in b/w and the pictures print in b/w.

A:color printing

Hello injectorall, and welcome to TSG.

There is no guarantee that I will have an answer, but it may help someone here to help you if you told us the brand and model number of the printer and the version number of the printer drivers.

What software are you using to print the pictures?

What the file type of the downloaded pictures?

Can you print anything in color, using other software?

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I have an HP Deskjet printer which recently, and without any warning, refused to print in color. I assumed that it was the cartridge and purchased a new one. But this made no difference. It now prints only in B & W. Does anyone have any ideas as to why this sudden development? TIA.

A:Color Printing Problem

I just wonder how many people, on this bulletin board, acknowledge their own "goofs"?!? Well, I'm one who is doing so. Sometime ago, when I was doing primarily draft printing, I set my printing preferences to "Economy" and to "Grayscale". Apparently, at these settings, a picture printout turns out to be strictly B & W. Once I went back in and changed those settings to "excellent" and unchecked the "Grayscale" option, my color printing capability returned to normal. cwilmot.

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printer wont print color , only black and white

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I replaced color cartridge as suggested. No color printing. I removed the cartridge and wet the contacts to induce color. That worked, replaced the cartridge...still no color. Any suggestions?

A:no color printing in Lexmark x73

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

From what I can gather. This seems to be a fairly common problem with Lexmark printers.

Sorry, but I don`t know how to fix your problem.

The only advice I can give is. Ditch the Lexmark, and get a Canon printer. Much more reliable, and a damn site cheaper to run. I.E the cartridges won`t cost you an arm and a leg.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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I have been writing visual basic code in Excel 97. When editing the code it appears in different colors depending on which type of code it is, i.e. comment, key word etc. When I print the code it is all printed in black. Is there any way to print Excel visual basic code in the same colors it is edited in?

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I am trying to find out why my mac with OS 10.8.6 is not printing color. It will print but not in color. I have checked every setting and they appear correct. I am at a loss as to why it is not working. Any help would be appreciated.

The printer I am using is an HP Officejet Pro 8600 plus

A:HP8600 Plus not Printing color

HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One Printer - N911g support site

The "Solve a problem" section may be helpful to you.


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hi all
we deploy IE9 (setup /quiet) with Win7. Now our User have no Checkbox "Printing - Printing Background Color" under Internetoptions - Advanced. Why?

A:Printing Background color

1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.

2. Click the Tools button, point to Print, and then click
Page setup.

3. Under Paper Options, select the Print Background Colors and Images check box, and then click OK.

Cf.: "Internet Explorer 9 accessibility options".

Also see: "Printing webpages in Internet Explorer
9: frequently asked questions".

Regards,Vincenzo Di Russo
Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
Moderator in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet Forums
My MVP Profile: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Vincenzo

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My HP 722 Deskjet inkjet printer suddenly began to print all color pictures in a single bright rose color. I substituted a new cartridge but the printing anomaly continued. Suspecting a machine defect, I purchased a usable 722 printer from E-bay but it also prints all color photos in the same bright rose color. I now have two cartridges and two machines that give the same response in any configuration.

I tried reloading my drivers and flushing the cartridge through the HP allignment accessory but this produced no change. The computer help people at my university think it is a machine problem and I just happened to acquire two defective printers but this explanation strikes me as unlikely.

Most people would simply junk the printer and buy a new one but I have enough tied up in unused cartridges that I don't want to go down without a fight.

Does anyone have any idea what might be going on with my printer?

A:HP 722 Color Printing Problems

Elmas3 said:

My HP 722 Deskjet inkjet printer suddenly began to print all color pictures in a single bright rose color. I substituted a new cartridge but the printing anomaly continued. Suspecting a machine defect, I purchased a usable 722 printer from E-bay but it also prints all color photos in the same bright rose color. I now have two cartridges and two machines that give the same response in any configuration.

I tried reloading my drivers and flushing the cartridge through the HP allignment accessory but this produced no change. The computer help people at my university think it is a machine problem and I just happened to acquire two defective printers but this explanation strikes me as unlikely.Click to expand...

That's classic. I would be wary of those people...

Anywho, I poked around a bit and your issue appears to have several causes. Try this link first, do what HP asks and report back.


Also, what program are you using to print? Be specific and, can you try to print pictures from another program (mspaint, irfanview, etc)? What happens then?

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Im using a HP Deskjet 950C and have just popped in a new color catridge. I've been trying to get the printer to output a color image (as well as a greyscale image) but only amount to black & white (with a hint of grey). Whats going on??

The printer used to display color and grey scale fine but not now. Im using the latetst driver from HP's website and the catridge is correct for the printer. Could there be some setting under Windows 2000 thats preventing color/greyscale images?

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I have an HP LaserJet CP2025 dn printer. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. My printer is installed and it prints, but it will not print everything in color. I can print certain types of images and they come out in color. In MS Office 2010 or Adobe for example, it will not print text in color. It will print different shades of gray or black. It will not print any color shapes (lines, etc.).

Also, I printed a page off the internet to see what would happen. As an example, when printing this page, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906306, the only item that printed in color was at the end of the document. Next to the Get Help Now text is a blue "bubble" with a question mark in it. The blue and red printed.

I downloaded and installed the latest HP driver (PCL6).

Any ideas? I am looking online as well, no luck so far.

Thank you as always.

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I have a HP F4480 All-in-one printer which I had set to print in grayscale to conserve my colored ink. I now want to print soe thing in color and have set to color only,but it only prints graycolor. Need some help to solve this.

A:Solved: Color Printing

Here is the support site for the HP Deskjet F4480 All-In-One printer.

The "Solve a problem" and "How to" sections may be helpful to you.


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I recently installed a new color cartridge in my HP4520 and now I can't get any documents I send to print in color. If I copy something from the glass or clean the cartridges and heads, it will print in color though. I've tried multiple documents and uninstalling/reinstalling the software and nothing's helping. Any suggestions?

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I've had the HP DeskJet 950C printer for my Windows 2000 Pro system for over a year now. It was working perfectly printing out black & white and color photos. About 6 months ago the unit started printing out red color images for color pictures which I concluded to be the color ink cartridge was running low (no green/blue left). I continued to use the printer without replacing the color ink catridge mostly printing b&w documents. Around 1 month ago I wanted to print out a Word document which contained a table with a 45% gray shaded background. On printout the table had no gray scale (it printed nothing in this area). I was thinking that a setting must have been off since the black catridge was running low but still had lots of juice to printout many other docs, and gray scale was the result of b&w dithering. After many hours of frustration I've concluded that the black catridge isnt responsible for gray scale and the color catridge IS.

I decided to replace the color ink catridge with a new one. On printout I still don't see any gray being printed out. In fact I tried printing a color image which resulted in a black and mostly white image. It seems the printer isnt printing color!! What the heck is going on?!?

Here are some facts about my situation:
x The HP Printer Toolbox utility reports the black ink catridge as low (0% - Though I've printed out 50 more pages of documents despite the value) and the new color ink catridge as high (90% -- It ... Read more

A:HP Deskjet Not Printing Color?!

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I have an HP 4500 series printer.

When I go to print out a PDF doc, I'm shown a screen where I can choose to print in grayscale and various other options.
But when I print from Word, it just automatically starts printing with no options offered first.

Is there a setting in Word or Hp preferences that I need to change?

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I have Xerox c3545 printer on network, everyone can print from MS Office 2007 a color text. But one user can't print color text in all MS office files but can print colored background. If some words typed in color it won't print but if she put a backgrounf on excell it print it. We email the application with attachment to someone else that person could print it on same printer with no problem. She is using XP and office 2007.

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I installed new ink cartridges in my HP Photosmart C3180 All in One ... And the printer will not print in color at all.
Also on some things I try to print it will show only half of the Font or picture in black. However I selected something else I saved and it printed the whole picture. When I do a test page it will not print anything in color, Please help me to fix this problem.
Thank you


A:HP Printer not printing in Color...

The test print not working would indicate a driver or printer issue.

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I imported an Excel graph into Microsoft Word and though the graph is in color, I cannot print it in color. It only comes out in a gray scale. What do I do?

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not sure if this is the right place for this, but I am new here. we bought a lenovo Thinkstation S20 and we have a Color Laserjet 2550L, when printng from word or excel it prints right away, when printing from a pdf file, it takes for ever, the computer defaults to a 2550 PS Printer, we tried installing the 2550L but it keeps defaulting to the 2550 PS. we have the disc. for the 2550L, but it does not have the option of the windows 7 O/S. help my Boss is going crazy.

A:H.P. Color Laserjet 2550L printing

Welcome to the forum
Did you try to update your drivers?.
See this site:
HP Officejet Full Feature Software and Driver HP Officejet J5780 All-in-One Printer - HP Customer Care (United States - English)=

Or you can visit this site:

The full featured driver download is available from HP here.
Good luck

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I have a user on a Win 2000 Server network with a Win 95 workstation. They are trying to print a document from Word in Office 97 to a shared printer which is a HP Deskjet 895 color printer. The clip art on the document shows the color but when she prints it prints out black & white. I printed another paper from someone else in color & it printed fine. I have checked setting in the document page and printer setup thinking maybe something to enable the color setting needed marked but can't find anything. Can anybody help me? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:Question about printing a color document

Are you sure the option in their word is not set to print in B&W. I think there may have been one under tools/options as well. The other thing is do they have the correct printer drivers active.

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I have a problem printing color out of PowerPoint2003. I've tried other applications including all other Office applications and they all print color. I can create a slide with either colored text or a picture. But when I go to either print it or do a print preview is always shows black and white.
I've tried previous presentations and also starting from scratch. I tried colored text and it still shows only bw.

I've tried removing Office and re-installing with no luck.

Any help will be appreciated.


A:PowerPoint 2003 not Printing Color only BW

Check your print settings.

Pull down File, then Print. Look at the very bottom left side of the Print screen. There is a Color/grayscale option. There are three choices there: Color, grayscale, and pure black & white. Make sure you have Color chosen.

See if that works.

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Some months ago my Visual Basic Express 2010 stopped printing source code in color: It used to be fine; now all VB code prints in black and white. The printer is an HP Photosmart C7280 All-in-One. It prints everything else (non-VB code) in perfect color. When I copy the lines of colored code off my screen, paste them into Word, and print from Word, the colors print fine.

I am not aware that I changed anything at the time it switched to B&W. although I do remember installing Windows 7 about then. All the various Print,Options settings are set to Default.

The hardware:
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2 RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 167657 MB, Free - 56670 MB
Motherboard: alienware, alienware
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

The software:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Version 10.0.40219.1 SP1Rel
Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0.30319 SP1Rel
Installed Version: VB Express
Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 01012-169-2510015-70910
Hotfix for Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - ENU (KB2635973) KB2635973
Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express - ENU Service Pack 1 (KB983509) KB983509

Thanks in advance for the time I hope someone(s) will spend.


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Trying to troubleshoot this at work, but so far I've had no luck.

In MS Publisher 2010, documents using color JPGs from the web are printing up oddly. All the elements used from Publisher print fine; however, the aforementioned JPGs only print in B&W. I've picked through the settings and know I'm probably missing a check box somewhere. I'd appreciate any help.


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Okay Guys, here's a weird one, at least for me and I really need your help.

I have the latest RTM version of Windows 7 Ultimate running in my computer. Before this I had Vista Ultimate and everything worked fine.

I have an HP PSC 2510 Photosmart all in one attached to the computer through an usb cable.

The problem that I have is that when I print from certain apps I get a light blue background in the whole page or in certain frames. This has happened in Firefox, IE8, and Publisher. Word prints perfectly. I have the office 2007 enterprise full suite installed.

The weird thing is that the printer is shared with other computers in my home network and when I print from a computer running Vista Ultimate, there are no blue shades.

Hope you can help me!


A:Color printing problems with Windows 7

Sounds like a driver issue to me, have you check hp.com for the latest driver?

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When I print a doc or presentation on my HP1200C with different colors applied, just recently, it only prints the BLACK and ALL other colors come out in MAGENTA.

I recently did an msconfig and unchecked everything except my anti virus stuff to make the system come up faster. Is it possible that something needs to be recheked? If so do you know what it should be. Also any other suggestions you may have would be greatly appreciated.




it only prints the BLACK and ALL other colors come out in MAGENTA.
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sounds like a blockage
HP the heads are usually changed with the INK hence the cost - well ,....

any way
try doing a headclean in the driver - should have a maint. section
head alignment too.

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I have a Brother printer, fax, copy machine that is stuck in printing out in color. I have gone into Windows Start - Control Panel - Printer and Faxes - the Brother printer - Properties - Printer Preferences - and clicked on "Grayscale" as a preferences - clicked "Apply" and "OK." Then when I print something "Color" is still the default! I have done this several times and have E-mailed Brother Customer Support and am still waiting for a reply. Does anyone know how to correct this problem? Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Help! My printer keeps printing out in color.

Try making the changes after you click File/Print, then click Apply if it shows up, before you click Print.

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How do I print pages of my calendar in color? Its gray now...

A:Printing Outlook Calendar in Color

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I bought an HP color cart #78 from ebay.

The only color that prints is the red.

How can I get the other colors Blue and Yellow to print?

It is a new cartridge not remanufactured or refilled.


A:HP 78 color ink cartridge not printing all colors

You just said in your other thread:

dk7 said:

I had my HP color 78 refilled at a local Walgreen's. I have a HP Photosmart 1215.

I have had my black cartridge refilled and I printed with success.

My refilled the HP 78 color cartridge but it won't print.

Is there any way to override the printer reject for this?


Dk7Click to expand...

So which is it?

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I have a dell AIO 922.
Photo's are printing with green tinge.
Replaced the cartridge and still printing with green tinge.
"low ink" alert still showing after changing the cartridges although bought new.
Test page print color looks good, and numberous mnt. cleaning done and look good.

Any suggestion?

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I own an HP Deskjet 950c color printer. I recently installed a new color ink color cartridge and find the printer still not printing any color. The old ink cartridge is an HP c6578d, which worked fine, and the new cartridge is an unknown brand with the id: HP C6578D Replacement Cartridge (High Quality).

I've tried soaking the ink head nozzle in rubbing alcohol and dabbing it onto a paper towel. I've spotted red streaks. My Windows 2000 pro OS has the latest drivers and is capable of printing b&w docs.

Perhaps the new ink catridge is not compatible despite the same id ??

A:HP Deskjet 950C NOT printing COLOR ??

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One of the most noticeable interface tweaks in Windows 8 is the proliferation of ribbon menus through Windows Explorer. The ribbon interface adds a host of new buttons to the Windows Explorer menu, which makes it quite easy to navigate. Ok that, if you are a customization enthusiasts, you may like to customize the ribbon menu. Here is how to change the icons on the Windows 8 Explorer with a free tool Ribbon Icons Customizer.


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A:Ribbon Icons Customizer – Change Windows 8 Explorer Ribbon Icons easil

Nice Fine A Guy!!
Thank You
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Hi guys. I didn´t find a printers section on the forum so i hope someone could help me out here. See, i have this old stylus color II printer. It printed well since it was here about 8 years (man this thing is older, i guess 1995 but still rocks)...a few months ago i printed 2 book with it (thats its normal task, to print some books i often like) but i used refilled generic cartridges from a loooooong time ago since this cartridges are not manufactured any longer. So, it started printing blury at the end...and i kept that way. I've cleaned the head about 30 times and still prints missaligned dots and i cant get it to print clear as it was doing 200 pages before. I dont thing head is dead, i know its clogged but i cant manage to get it clean again. Any suggestions?

thanks in advance.

A:Epson Stylus Color II blurry printing

Try the print head realignment procedure?

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I have a HP Color LaserJet CP1518ni connect as a local printer on an HP dx2300 with XP Pro. I can print Word files fine, but when i try to print a pdf file it literally takes 10 minutes to print each page.

I tried using the newest versions of both PCL and Post Script drivers and they both have the same problem.

Anyone ever hear of this?

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I am trying to print photogrpahs from my Canon Pixma MP160 printer and the quality is very bad. Things that are white in the pictures are printing out with a black/gray shading to them. The pictures are of apples for a school project, and what was a nice white apple is coming out looking like a moldy apple because of the black spots on them. Is there an adjsutment I can make to correct this?

A:Color quality issues when printing photos

What program are you printing from?

In most programs if you go File > Print, you will get a box with a “Preferences” box you can select.

Go to the Maintenance tab and print a Nozzle Check. Make sure the color bands are pure. If they aren’t do a cleaning.

On the Main page select your paper type, set high quality, check Auto for color and make sure Grayscale is not checked.

On the Effects page make sure “Simulate Illustration”, “Monochrome Effects”, and “Vivid Photo” are NOT checked. You could try “Image Optimizer” or “Photo Optimizer” one at a time.

Those are the choices on my Canon iP4300. They have been the same on several Canon printers I have had.

If all the settings are right and it still prints badly go to the Profiles tab and try selecting the Default settings.

Welcome to TSG.

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I am trying to get my hp color.... to print duplex sheets. I have selected it in the print menu under preferences but it doesn't translate to the printer. Does anyone have advice on what the problem might be?

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Another strange issue!
Any suggestions welcome!

If myself or three other people print a Word Document that has two or more pages using Windows XP, only the first page prints. Anyone on Windows 2000 does not have the problem.

I have checked the settings to make sure that the whole document is printed etc. I'm really stuck on this one, any ideas?


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My HP color laserjet doesn't print in color since I bought a new laptop with Windows 7. It only prints color directly from an SD card. HP won't help without $$$$. Can someone help me please.

A:Solved: HP Printer not printing color with Windows 7

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