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Shefin, Printer and Office Equip. Specialist
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 4817
Experience:  Working as tech support specialist with a worldwide computer manufacturer.
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Its not working i try to print and it does not print

Customer Question

its not working i try to print and it does not print anything
JA: What's the make/model number of your printer? How old is it?
Customer: its a hp photosmart c3180
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: its a pc and i really dont know what your talking about im new the laptop is a sony vaio
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: i even try to print a test page but the paper comes out white
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope thank you
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Shefin replied 29 days ago.


Thank you for your question. I am Shefin and I look forward to helping you with your issue today.

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.

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