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Printer wont print in color

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HP Officejet 3830 series
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I changed the cartridges today so they are at 100%, but my printer won't print in color.

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Hi @Printer_3830,

 

I'd like to help!

 

To better assist you - 

 

1) Are you able to make color copies?

2) What's the application you are trying to print from? Have you tried printing from a different application or device? 

 

While you respond to that, let's print a Print Quality Diagnostic page

  1. Load plain white paper in the tray.

  2. Print the report.

    • Printers with a touchscreen or menus: On the printer, open the Settings or Setup menu, touch Tools or Reports, and then touch Print Quality Report or similar.

Post the Print Quality Diagnostic page here so we can help you further. 

 

You may also refer to this document with steps to fix the " Print Quality Issues" issue applicable for your printer -  Print Quality Issues 

 

 Also, try updating the printer's firmware - HP Printers - Updating or Upgrading Printer Firmware 

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

And, Welcome to the HP Support Community

 

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