Re: photo print problem
Problem solved: both printers ran out of ink or toner virtually
simultaneously. I could not find a way to check the ink cartridge in my HP
6540 except by replacing it. Under XP, I could do this.
> I'm printing from Windows Photo Gallery.
> HP everyday photo paper on HP; HP everyday inkjet on the Brother.
> HP and Brother OEM new cartridges.
> Again, text is fine; jpg files bad: striated, lighter, blue-tinted except
> for top and bottom. Photo printing was fine until just recently. No new
> software or hardware.
> immature geezer
> "Cari (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> > Too many variables or unknowns here for me to give a good answer.
> > From which application are you printing?
> > What kind of paper (photo paper) are you using? HP paper on the HP and ???
> > on the Brother?
> > Are you using HP and Brother inks... or are they generic or refilled
> > cartridges?
> > --
> > Cari (MS-MVP)
> > Windows Technologies - Printing & Imaging
> > http://www.coribright.com/windows
> > "GerN" <GerN@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:57863789-B21E-4514-B8D9-3E4222FF3209@microsoft.com...
> > > BTW, a test print on the HP looks great, and printing documents or web
> > > pages
> > > on the Brother is not a problem. I've tried printing some jpg files from
> > > another Vista PC and have gotten the same flawed result.
> > > --
> > > immature geezer
> > >
> > >
> > > "GerN" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Photos which appear fine on my monitor print OK at top and bottom but
> > >> faint
> > >> with many horizontal striations in about 70% of the picture. This
> > >> happens on
> > >> both an HP 6540 (color) and a Brother 5140 (B&W).
> > >> --
> > >> immature geezer