HP Color LaserJet 5550

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removing the cartridges, unplugging for 30 secs, replacing cartridge. uninstalling/reinstalling the print driver. realigning. making a copy works fine.
If the print heads are vertically or horizontally misaligned, however, the printer may unintentionally print the same letters or characters side by side. You can readjust the print heads in Windows or from the printer`s control panel.
HP® is proud to offer both inkjet printers and laser printers that are capable of double-sided printing.
Print on both sides of the paper (Windows)

Use HP printer software to set up a two-sided (duplex) printing job with an HP Laser printer. To avoid page ordering issues, load enough paper into the paper tray to complete your print job.

Right-click the printer icon ( ) for your HP product. Click Printing Preferences, and then click the Features tab. In the Paper Saving Options area, select Automatic from the Two-sided printing drop-down list. Adjust other print settings as needed.
The paper trays are overloaded. The paper is curled. The print side, or shiny side, of the paper is not loaded in the tray face down. The paper guides are too tight against the paper stack.
Dirty or misaligned print heads

Your printer may be printing fuzzy, blurry, or other faint text because of dirty print heads. All modern printers have a self-cleaning mode, which cleans the print heads, and additional internal equipment used in the printing process.

Auto duplex printing simply means that your printer can automatically print on both sides of your paper. Many newer printers feature this function. Some older models, however, require you to manually flip the pages so they can be printed on both sides.
Most laser printers have a duplex feature built into the printer or have an available duplex option for purchase that can be added to the printer. Either feature enables the printer to feed pages back through its system automatically, thereby allowing the printer to print on both sides.
Click Properties or Printer Properties. On the right hand side there is a drop down menu 2 sided. Select Off to print on only one side of the paper.
Dirty or misaligned print heads

Your printer may be printing fuzzy, blurry, or other faint text because of dirty print heads. All modern printers have a self-cleaning mode, which cleans the print heads, and additional internal equipment used in the printing process.

The terms “double printing,” “ghost printing,” or “ghosting” may all refer to a printing defect where an image or text block from a previous print is repeated onto the current page. Usually, ghosting happens due to a mechanical defect in the printer.

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