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HillBilly
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Stop Test Page Printing

How to stop a test page from being printed every time the computer is first turned on?

Printer is a HP-1510 ink jet

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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

I am having the same problem.  Every time I turn on the printer and start a print job it runs through a test page.  Nifty way to go through a ton of ink.  If I leave printer on I don't get another test page printed when doing other jobs.  Only happens when I turn off between jobs.
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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

I own the c3180
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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

it seems to be printing the "alignment" page and not a test page. it's happening since you didnt complete the alignment process. so the next time it prints it, place it on the scanner glass with the face down and press the scan button(or follow the alignment process acc. to your printer model). once it is done, it wont print it again until you install a new cartridge.
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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

Trying that now, thanks.   Just scan the alignment page and I'm done?
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yes. the alignment page has to be scanned, so that the printer can verify the alignment settings and save it. once that is done, it should not reoccur.
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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

Hi kmo,

 

It will be "done" if the printer is no longer printing a test page again.:manhappy:

 

But if and only if the printer will just print a test page again. There might have some issues with the cartridges that won't align properly.

 

 

Cordially,

 

Julius Arcipe

 

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it still prints atest allignment page
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Try following THIS document and tell us what happens.
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Re: Stop Test Page Printing

When you ran out of ink you were being cheap and replaced only the Black Ink Cartridge.

 

Replace the Color Cartridge and the test page will stop printing when you turn it on.

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