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HP Officejet 6000 Printing Inconsitently in Black

I have an Officejet 6000 and I am running Windows 8.1 on my HP Envy


I recently tried to use my printer (after about 6 months of not using it) because our network printer went down.  It printed inconsistently, almost in waves of verying shades of gray.  I changed out the cartridge with a new HP cartridge and it did not improve.  I then cleaned out the contact where the cartridge is installed and still have the same problem. 


Any ideas on what I can do?  The trouble shooting guides I have found on this site don't address windows 8 and I cannot find an alternate way to calibrate my printer or run a self clean.


Any help is appreciated.  Thanks!

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Re: HP Officejet 6000 Printing Inconsitently in Black

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Hi BamaAdrian,


Welcome to the HP Forums! Smiley Happy


I understand that your HP Officejet 6000 is printing inconsistently, almost in waves of varying shades of gray.


I am happy to help!


Please take a look through this guide. Troubleshooting Print Quality Issues.


Otherwise, Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get the support number for your region. Country-language selector.


Hope this information helps, and have a great day! Smiley Happy

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