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Hi: Re HP Photosmart D5160 printer: 1) Prints a

Hi: Re HP Photosmart D5160 printer: 1) Prints a test page after every print job. How do i stop that? 2) Colour print out has white steaks across the whole page. I have cleaned the connectors but the problem persists. I suspect the cartridge is running out of ink. Any suggestions?

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You may have added a separator page,
1). Open printers and Faxed.
2). Right-click your printer and select 'Properties'.
3). Click 'Advanced' tab
4). click 'Separator Page'
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Delete any text in the box and click 'OK'
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  3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
  4. Unplug the universal serial bus (USB) cable from the back of the printer, if connected.
  5. Wait 30 seconds, then plug the power cord back into the printer.
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