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Windows 7: Color incompatibility between laptop and printer


25 Dec 2011   #1

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Color incompatibility between laptop and printer

My wife is getting colors that are different between her hp dv7 windows home and hp all-in-one b210 printer. The colors are correct on the laptop but come out quite different on the printer. I haven't been able to find any knobs to turn on the laptop to correct this. I don't have this problem with my xp desktop and hp 7200 printer.

Does anyone know where to begin looking for settings on either the laptop or on the printer?

Thanks
Steve

Comments: To help others who may have same problem, this is what I discovered. I had her print a web page and the colors were really off. I replaced the print cartridges then ran another print. The colors compared well to the monitor. These (B210) cartridges are small and store a salesman had previously commented that they tend to dry up. The problem thus was probably gunky cartridges. I found a "clean print heads" function on tools. I recommended she run this monthly to keep the them clean (I don't normally use her printer). In thinking about it, I realized my 7200 automatically cleans the print heads plus its cartridges are much larger.


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26 Dec 2011   #2

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