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HP Deskjet F2200, F2400, F4400, and F4500 All-in-One Printer Series - Cleaning Cartridges

Introduction

This document provides instructions on how to clean the cartridges with HP Solution Center.

Cleaning cartridges

Follow the steps to clean print cartridges from HP Solution Center.

CAUTION: Clean cartridges only when necessary. Unnecessary cleaning wastes ink and shortens the life of the cartridge.
  1. Open HP Solution Center:

    • Windows XP:

      1. Click Start .

      2. Click All Programs .

      3. Click HP .

      4. Click HP Solution Center .

    • Windows Vista or Windows 7:

      1. Click the Windows icon ( ).

      2. Click All Programs .

      3. Click HP .

      4. Click HP Solution Center .

    HP Solution Center opens in a new window.

  2. Click Settings ( ).

  3. In the Print Settings area, click Printer Toolbox . The printer Toolbox opens.

  4. On the Device Services tab, click Clean the Print Cartridge(s) ( ).

  5. Click Clean to begin the process.

    NOTE: Mechanical noises during the cleaning process are normal. A test page prints when the cleaning process finishes.

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