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Shefin, Printer and Office Equip. Specialist
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 4831
Experience:  Working as tech support specialist with a worldwide computer manufacturer.
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Why is my printer suddenly printing just black and white. I

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Why is my printer suddenly printing just black and white. I have an hp photo mat printer.
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Printer Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I have had the printer for several years with no problem. Now it woun't print color.
JA: Is there anything else the Printer Technician should be aware of?
Customer: No. It has a new color cart.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Shefin replied 6 months ago.
Hello!Thank you for your question. I amCustomerand I look forward to helping you with your issue today. May I know the model number of your printer? Please try the following and let me know the response. Remove all the ink cartridges from the machine.Then clean the contacts on the cartridges as well as inside the machine itself. Inside means the printhead where the cartrdige seats.Do this with a small amount of warm water on a cotton swab until no ink comes off on the swab.If any of the other cartridges are low, empty, leaking or bulging replace them.Then turn off the machine and unplug it for 5 minutes.Plug it back it and wait for the insert cartridges message.Insert the cartridges and check to see if the problem is still there. If the issue persists, or you have any questions, please be back and let me know.If you appreciate my service, please rate it EXCELLENT by clicking the EXCELLENT (5 Stars) and Submit. My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions. Thank you for your business!Thank you!S H E F I N