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DexterM
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Do you have an Alignment Failure?

If you have an error message called 'Alignment Failure', then refer to the appropriate link based on the type if cartridge your product uses:

 

 

2-Ink Cartridges (Ex. HP 60, HP 61, HP 64, HP 901, etc.) 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01637692&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_US...

 

6-Ink Cartridges (Ex. HP 02, HP 363, HP 177, HP 801)

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01375699&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_US...

 

4-Ink Cartridges for Officejet Pro Printers (Ex. HP 88, HP 940)

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02207121&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_US...

 

 4/5-Ink Cartridges for Photosmart Printers (Ex. HP 564, HP 920)

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02658559&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_US... 

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Ciara_B
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Re: Do you have an Alignment Failure?

For certain printers you're able to bypass the alignment. More details in the link below

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=ie&lc=en&docname=buu00657

 

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Re: Do you have an Alignment Failure?

Document no. buu00657 is now obsolete. 

For details on bypassing the alignment, please refer to the Table below.....

 

Bypassing the print cartridge alignment

It is possible to bypass the alignment page and use the information from the last successful alignment. Print quality may not be as good, but the product will operate. The table below describes how to bypass the cartridge alignment.

Product Family/Model

Button Press

HP Officejet D series

HP Officejet G series

HP Officejet K series

HP PSC 700 series

HP Color Copier 180

HP Color Copier 190

HP Color Copier 280

HP Color Copier 290

HP Digital Copier 310

HP Digital Copier 610

Press and hold the Enter button, and then press Menu.

HP Officejet V series

Press and hold the Enter button, and then press Options.

HP Officejet 4100 series

HP Officejet 5100 series

Press and hold the Setup button, and then press Enter.

 

 

HP Officejet 6100 series

HP Officejet 7100 series

Press and hold the Enter button, and then press Menu

HP PSC 900 series

Press and hold the Enter button, and then press Setup.

HP PSC 2100 series

HP PSC 2200 series

Press and hold the Setup button, and then press Options (or Copy Options).

HP Officejet 4200 series

HP Officejet 4300 series

HP Officejet 5500 series

HP Officejet 5600 series

HP Officejet 6200 series

HP Officejet 7300 series

HP Officejet 7400 series

HP PSC 2350 series

HP PSC 2600 Photosmart series

HP PSC 2700 Photosmart series

HP Photosmart 2570 series

Press and hold the Setup button, and then press OK.

HP PSC 2400 Photosmart series

HP PSC 2500 Photosmart series

Press and hold the Setup button, and then press Up Arrow button.

HP Officejet J4500 series

HP Officejet J4600 series

Press and hold the Settings button, and then press OK.

 

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