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It is printing the wrong colors.My reds are

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Post time: 2013-2-16 15:29:29 |Show all posts
It is printing the wrong colors. My reds are magenta and my greens are blue This is an HP Photosmart C6280 all in one
--HP Photosmart C6280 Printer

Post time: 2013-2-16 16:31:21 |Show all posts
Step one: Check the ink cartridgesHP doesn't guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP ink. If the ink cartridges have been refilled, try replacing them with genuine HP ink cartridges.If you have checked the ink cartridges and are still experiencing a problem, proceed to Step two.Step two: Print a test page
Verify that there is plain white paper in the input tray.
Press the OK and Help buttons simultaneously. A two-page Extended Self Test Diagnostic Page prints.Figure 1: Extended Self Test Diagnostic Page

In the Print Quality Pattern section on the second page of the test page, look at the color blocks for any lines.Figure 2: Print Quality Pattern

If the colors are still wrong in the Print Quality Pattern color blocks, print a document to determine if the issue has been resolved.If you have completed all of the steps above and are still experiencing a problem, proceed to Step three.Step three: Check the printer settings
In the software application you are trying to print from, click File and then clickPrint . The Print dialog box opens.
Verify that your printer is selected and then click Preferences . The Printing Preferences dialog box opens.
Click the Printing Shortcuts tab.
The Printing Shortcuts tab lists most printing needs, but you might need to modify some of the options.Options on the Printing Shortcuts tab include:
General Everyday Printing
Photo Printing Borderless
Photo Printing with white borders
Two Sided (Duplex) Printing
Presentation Printing
Fast/Economical Printing
Postcard Printing
Hagaki PrintingNOTE:These are general printing shortcuts with pre-selected settings.
To change the settings from those available on the Printing Shortcuts tab, click the Features or Color tab.Options on the Features or Color tab include:
Print quality : If you are unhappy with the quality of your printouts, try increasing the print quality. To print more quickly, try decreasing the print quality.
Paper type : If one of the options matches your paper type exactly, choose it rather than Automatic.
Paper size : Make sure this matches your paper.
Print in Grayscale : Print a document in shades of gray.
Orientation : Specify how the document is positioned on the page.
Paper Source : Select the tray that you want to use for printing.
Two sided printing : Print on both sides of the paper.
Color Management : Specify the color space that the printer will use to interpret image data.
Pages per Sheet : Specify the number of pages in the document that will be printed on each sheet.If you have completed all of the steps above and are still experiencing a problem, proceed to Step four.
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