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HP Photosmart C5280 black ink not printing properly

I just got a used HP Photosmart C5280 from my father in law. There is a problem with the black ink, though. Sometimes, it doesn't print and when it does, it's not really black. An example can be seen ...
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Disable preview when scanning with MacOSX

Is there any way to disable preview when scanning in flatbed mode? I don't understand why does it automatically scan a preview since I usually rescan the whole area: it's just a waste of time! I ...
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Gibberish when printing PDFs

Sometimes when printing PDFs on my Windows XP with an HP photosmart 2410 printer the text becomes gibberish. It's kind of hard to describe, so I've scanned in an affected page below: (not very good ...
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How to print in black and white when a color ink cartridge is out of ink

I'm getting the following error message in HP Photosmart C7200 series print dialog: The printer is out of ink. The following ink cartridges are empty: Magenta. Replace these ink cartridges ...
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Windows 7 laptop slowing to near-standstill — PML HPZ12

My laptop was getting sluggish, to the point of being unusable. Nearly locked up entirely. I could barely get Task Manager to open, and when it finally did, it showed no applications running, and no ...
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How to prevent HP Photosmart Essential from launching on removal drive insertion

My in-laws bought an HP computer loaded with HP junk, and it's giving me a headache. When they insert a camera memory card into their printer, the Auto-Play dialog comes up, but it also launches the ...
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HP Photosmart C4780 doesn't feed the Paper

My photosmart wireless printer boots up fine but when I send it a job it attempts to 'grasp' at the paper in the tray and while it appears to catch the top sheet as normal at first, it only succeeds ...
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How to fix incorrect margins when printing from Windows 7?

My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575. When I print from my Windows XP the margins are all ok, but when I print from my Windows 7 laptop the top margin is 2x larger for the same document, and as a result ...
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OS X printing to HP Photosmart black only

When you print something to a Photosmart printer in OS X, by default it prints color. If you want black and white, you have to manually change the settings. How do I fix it to where it prints black ...
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HP Photosmart 7450 Prints Noise On Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

I have received a working (in its last location) HP Photosmart 7450 printer. I connected it up to my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit workstation, and the driver was (apparently) installed. The problem is that ...