HP officejet 4500 wireless printer started printing with shadows
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Did you make a copy and check if that prints fine?
Print a diagnostic report
Load plain, white paper into the input tray.
Press the Setup button on the printer control panel.
Press the Right Arrow button to select Print Report, and then press OK.
Press the Right Arrow button to select Print Quality, and then press OK.
The diagnostic report prints.
Figure : Print quality diagnostic report
Check the print quality diagnostic report for defects.
You can refer this HP document for more assistance:- Click here
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