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HP Deskjet 950C NOT Printing COLOR ?

long story short: I tracked it down myself to the cartridges being the culprit--the older one I had in AND a brand new one just purchased at Staples last week. If not then the catridge ink path is either plugged or the cartridge is empty. "Never corner something that's meaner than you are" Reply With Quote 10-19-2003,04:16 PM #8 omendata View and then saying they no longer support it. I am curious, how you ever discovered this solution (pun) in the first place. check over here

Enroll in a course and start learning today. Printer says its unusable and damaged. Thanks Kevin and everyone. quantass, May 8, 2004 #5 Deathblow Joined: Oct 7, 2003 Messages: 1,826 Well, I would suggest, if the printer is out of warranty, try returning/exchanging the new cart from wherever you https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-deskjet-950c-not-printing-color.226951/

I would boil the water and set the cartridge in the water for 1/2 an hour then dry it and wipe the cartridge across the paper towel. I suggest that everyone do what I did and get a butterknife and scoop out all of that mess. x I'm using the latest driver from HP x My replacement color catridge name: HP C6578D.

  • I bought a new cartridge, same thing.
  • When I got back, a box was waiting with the new cartridge that HP sent me.
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  • I was just about to go purchase a new printer as this one had been printing in pink/black for almost a year! (my kids weren't impressed!).

A little liquid soap in water acts as a wetting agent (surfactant) and I got flow. by Stephen on Sep 24, 2005 at 8:54pm Add comment Please sign in to comment I am very sorry. Hopefuly you have not pulled your printer apart twice before comming here.Good Luck,Joe by unknown on Feb 11, 2004 at 8:38pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I did As consumers we should stop that trend and find the companies that care about quality. - Anonymous 0 Craig:Before we convict the printer, you should try the color cartridge in another

Of course, they told me to do all the same damned things I already tried... by unknown on Sep 5, 2005 at 2:28pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I had the same damned problem with my G85... One has a yellow stripe and contains 38ml. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Inkjet-Printing/Deskjet-950c-printer-won-t-print-in-color-only-grayscale/td-p/2236753 Joe by joe on Feb 17, 2004 at 1:38am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 They were genuine HP, but I bought them years ago.

I need blue to print my logo (biz cards, brochures, etc.) so I'm back in business tonight and it feels so good. Here are some facts about my situation: x The HP Printer Toolbox utility reports the black ink catridge as low (0% - Though I've printed out 50 more pages of documents the Yellow was missing.I went through thee HP troubleshooting help plug-in stuff... But this worked, so my hat is off to you folks, great fix. :) by unknown on Feb 12, 2004 at 11:50am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Same

Consumables/Refills: Separate Black and Tri-Color Cartridges View the discussion thread. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/5304-63-deskjet-print-color Well it took 5 attepts at the boiling water in the microwave but it worked. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Reply With Quote 10-19-2003,12:43 AM #3 rraehal View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Ultimate Member Join Date Jan 2002 Location Denver, Colorado, USA Posts 3,867 Did you fully remove the

Like mentioned in the driver, the modes for glossy and transparancy have a big loss of saturation which should be fixed. check my blog As far as their suggestions...I was told "Buy a new cartridge" that really turned me off. Thanks for the tip. I should add that the newer color ink cart had a single metal contact that appeared to be pitted a bit deeper than the equivalent contact on the older cart.

Keep in touch with Experts ExchangeTech news and trends delivered to your inbox every month Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Cleaned the cartridge contacts on the printer with a brushIs there a cure, or is it time for a new printer?Thanks. I did the the trick with Hot water as suggested - but I have to do it 30min each time for 3 times in all... 1st two tries with no effect this content This is BS, I will never buy an HP product again and tell my customers the same.

If my post resolves your problem, please mark it as Accepted Solution so others can benefit too. by Anonymous on Apr 4, 2005 at 7:53pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Worked for me. Any ideas?

As for the blue tape, for the catridge I obtained new from work there appears to be no tape on the ink nozzel that i can see.

Saved me a bundle...and my next printer will not be a HP!!!! ;) by Anonymous on Sep 27, 2005 at 10:10pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Yet another Like some of the other responders I was also contemplating tossing my HP printer and buying another one. If not, consider this. This wouldn't be a case of planned obsolescence, would it?I came across this thread while researching for a client of mine who had just lost an 840c.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Explore our set of diagnostic and discovery tools. I tried the same "new" cartridge in an HP 1220c that I have in my studio--same thing. There seems to be a nonending trail of ink running up the stairs and down the hall at my girl friends house. have a peek at these guys I did not see any transparent tape over the nozzle end.

It was a new cartridge so I knew it hadn;t run out, then tried 2 replacements and they were only printing pink! (never had a cartridge problem before this either so I never bothered to replace the catridge until now. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem?