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I think you may have to have the software - the full set, not just the basic driver - installed for this process to work properly, with all the steps.
What computer are you using the printer with? Windows or Apple?
And what version of the OS is on the computer?
How did the head alignment process get started? if from your computer, I would advise trying the full software set install first. If from the printer itself, how / what function started it?
And if from an error, what error was it? Was it perhaps an 'Automatic Alignment Failure' message? if so, then you would need to enter the values that look best in the printout, into a program on your computer or into a display on the printer, in order to do what is called a 'Manual Alignment.'
Is this a new printer, and if so: how new?
In the 'Automatic Print head alignment' process, the sheet is printed, then you scan that sheet by laying it flat on the glass sheet, the printer scans it and reads the values and makes the adjustments by itself. Have you completed that process? then you don't need to do the manual alignment also.
It's only really if you fail the print head alignment that is automatic, that you then need to do the manual alignment.
Try it. Given that the printing is so badly aligned, it probably can't make anything worse.
But you are, really, supposed to enter the values - unless this is an automatic scan.
(In some printers, the automatic scan has to be run, and then it has to be run again, until those lines line up some.)