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    • Thread Starter

    Doubt I'll find anything here, but it's worth a shot.

    Recently, if I try to print anything from my computer, it comes out really faint and unreadable despite having a full ink cartridge.

    The problem is nothing to do with the printer, though, as printing from any other device works normally.

    My computer used to work normally when printing and I can't figure out what's causing this or how to fix it. I have already tried changing the settings, re-installing the drivers and searching it on Google... but nothing.

    Any tech experts, please help.
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    So you've definitely got ink, if you print from any other device it'll print normally but from your computer everything prints faint? Is this wired or wireless? What happens if you print a document from your computer elsewhere? This is a somewhat odd issue
    • Thread Starter


    The printer definitely has ink.
    I print wirelessly and cannot move my computer because it is a tower but it used to work fine in the exact same spot. All I can think is that it started printing faintly due to a low ink cartridge, before the ink cartridge was replaced and everything printed fine on all devices but my computer.

    It’s only black that prints faintly, and I read online that some printers have a “conserve black” feature, I thought it might be this but it is not in my printer’s settings and the black is so faint you have to shine a light on it to see it.


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