Perform deep print head cleaning (Windows) i860
Article ID: ART159599 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/18/2015
 

Description

Deep print head Cleaning instructions

Solution

Follow the steps below to perform a Deep Print Head Cleaning (Windows):

Note: After confirming that the cable is connected and the printer is powered on, perform the following.

  1. Open the Printers folder.

    For Windows 7
    • Click the 'Start' button from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and then click on 'Devices and Printers'.
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Printing Preferences' from the menu that appears.

    For Windows Vista

    • Click / Select the 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound', and then click on 'Printers'. Note: If you are in 'Classic' view, click 'Printers' directly from the 'Control Panel'.
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.

    For Windows XP Home Edition

    • Click / Select the 'Start' button from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'Control Panel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.'
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.


    For Windows XP Professional Edition

    • Click 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Printers and Faxes.'
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Preferences' from the menu that appears.


    For Windows 2000

    • Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.'
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears.


  2. Click the Maintenance tab, and then click the 'Deep Cleaning' icon.



  3. Select the ink tank color(s) for deep cleaning ('All Colors', 'Black', or 'Color').



  4. Confirm the message, and then click the 'Execute' button.

  5. The Power lamp will blink and print head deep cleaning will start. Deep cleaning completes when the Power lamp stops blinking and lights. (It will take about a minute for the Power lamp to stop blinking and light solid.)

  6. Print a Nozzle Check Pattern to determine if further cleaning is necessary. You may need to perform up to three deep print head cleanings.



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