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Black ink not printing right

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Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

BLACK INK NOT PRINTING. HAVE GREAT INK LEVALS

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Hi @devora18 ,

 

Welcome to the HP Support-Community.

 

This may be an issue with the black ink cartridge. Please do this test with it:

 

Take a handkerchief and the black cartridge. Now press the cartridge like a stamp on the handkerchief for about 2-3 seconds. You should see a strong, black colored strip. Is this the case?
If there is no or very little ink on the handkerchief, moisten the handkerchief slightly and press the cartridge again, this time for about 30 seconds on it, until more ink comes out.
Afterwards, re-insert the cartridge and run a cartridge clean, if necessary.

What is the result?

 

Cheers!

Nils_K

 


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