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My hp printer pro 8600 JA: Sometimes things that you think

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my hp printer pro 8600
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: alignment was unsuccessful
JA: Anything else I can tell the Printer Technician before I connect you two?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority. Sorry to hear you’re having trouble. What is the specific problem you're having with the printer? Any error code/number?If you try to make a copy from the glass, what happens?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hp officejet pro 8600
alignment unsuccessful after several attempts
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
Is it printing out an alignment page?Is it prompting for alignment on its own, or did you initiate it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i intiated it after installing ink cartidges
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
Was there a print quality problem after the cartridges were installed?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i installed new ones due to low ink
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
Okay, if you are not having a problem with the print quality (text coming out crooked, colors blurred, etc) then the alignment step is unnecessary, the printer will detect if it does not need to be done and won't process it, because inadvertent changes to the alignment will do more harm than good.
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
If you press the stop/cancel button, it should allow you to by pass the failed alignment and proceed to test a print/copy, can you do that and let me know the results?
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.
Do you need help with this?