Photosmart C4780 no transfer ink on paper

I haven't used my printer for a while, but when I put in place and that you were trying to print a document, the page came out white. The ink cartridges are not empty, and I tried to install new cartridges of ink with the same result. The printer seems to operate normally other than that, just no ink transfer. I don't know what to do.

Help much appreciated!


Okay, one last thing to check - Remove the ink cartridges and gently pat dry area of the nozzle (where ink should be out) with a clean damp cloth.  A good cartrdige let strong spots of black or cyan, magenta and yellow on the fabric.  Is there is no ink, or only a small stain then the cartridges are likely at fault.  If the ink stain is strong and dark then probably the problem is in the printer and service will be required.

After having the highest try printing a page of diagnosis as described in this document.  Y at - it no trace at all of the printing on the page?  If there is then cleaning cycles can solve the problem.  If there is a strong ink stain on the fabric of the test above, but no trace of printing there is probably a problem with the electronics of the printer.

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