HP Color LaserJet CP1518ni - COLORS NOT ALIGNED

Has anyone solved this ridiculous question, where all the colors are not aligned when printed?  Black text prints perfectly. But when the printing of the images, the colors are not aligned. Question lasts for months and YES I did the following:

  1. Calibrated thousand times
  2. Restored the default printer 1000 x
  3. Lost my money and has spent nearly $200 on OEM all color cartridges 4... lost!
  4. The drivers reinstalled 1000 x
  5. Have the most up-to-date drivers... believe me.
  6. Ran the printing software HP and doctor Scan and it shows me NO QUESTIONS... ridiculous
  7. Checked the Forum from HP Support with no resolution... I'm with you other people with this same issue. HP HELP PLEASE!
  8. Please tell me that it is a HARDWARE PROBLEM! Of course you won't admit it.
  9. Same problem occurs on my PC - Win 7, Macbook... does not matter... it's the printer!
  10. And finally, I posted this plea for HELP!

Thank you HP.


What it sounds like, it's a hardware problem. I would like to begin by ensuring that you have the firmware updated. The firmware of the printer, is what determines how the mechanics of the printer will act. If it has expired, it can cause all sorts of problems. If this does not work, try to do a hard reset. I've included a link to the firmware and instructions for a hard reset below. Let me know what happens.


To do a hard reset:
1. make sure that the printer is turned on.
2. pull on the power cord from the printer.
3. pull out the power cord from the wall.
4. wait for 30 seconds.
5. plug in the printer and turn it on.

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