Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwarePrinters · 1 decade ago

What does it mean if your printer makes strange "black ink blots" on some things you print out?

Strangely, this only seems to happen on documents I print from "Microsoft Word" and "Photoshop."

8 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Your printer is trying to send you subliminal messages. :-)

  • 1 decade ago

    If you have a laser printer, the drum inside the cartridge probably is sratched. The drum needs to be replaced, or you must buy a new cartridge.

    If it is a ink-jet cartridge, you need to clean the print head. Either run a print head cleaning within the printer's options, or take the cartridge out and soak it in warm water for a few minutes, wiping the print head clean after removing.

  • 1 decade ago

    You need to clean the printer head. You probably have dust build up on the nozzel that is getting on the paper. Some printers have the ablitly to clean themselves, others, you may have to get in there and clean it by hand.

  • 1 decade ago

    you need to clean your printer. Go to tools in your printing or options it might be called system. I believe its found on print

    Source(s): printer manual
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  • 1 decade ago

    Try cleaning the print head.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You must make the printer auto test

  • 1 decade ago

    maybe there is something wrong with your printer or maybe there is to much deteails in the picture

    Source(s): dont have a source
  • 1 decade ago

    maybe somethings wrong with your software.

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