DoctrZhivago (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
Seriously guys, HP is -----==== CRAP ====-
PetaliD'Amore Kelly (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
In a perfect world maybe. This is my third HP Printer. NEVER AGAIN. Poor product,works great first 6 months, after that it's TRASH. They are cheap enough to just replace them but I think pollution and it breaks my heart. Do you remember when we called the repairman for TV, vacuums, and such? Now it's just not worth it.Trash it and replace it. My 8500 looks new, yet it won't stop giving error messages, jamming paper, and all sorts of other issues. Piece of CRAP .
Mary Bentley (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
I have run through the above approx. 45 times. I have replaced both print heads and repeated the above approx. 55 times. I still get the same error message "alignment failed. Refer to devise documentation." Which I do and I read postings of many with similar unresolved issues.
Joze Jakse (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
What a stupid idea !!If damn printer is dead just throw it thru window !! HP newer again !!
Gene Maimin (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
Thank you so much! I was just about to give up my printer and buy a new one. Your video was clear and the steps easy to follow, and I'm happy to say that I'm able to print successfully again.
Gb Xx (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
Printers with separate (and VERY $$ EXPENSIVE $$) INK TANK print head(s) this is a problematic design, especially for inkjet cartridge refilling. The officejet D-series was the subject of class action lawsuits due to the print heads clogging due to drying of pigmented ink making the print heads useless. Even these instructions are rather complicated. You are better off getting a printer w/o ink-tank print heads. There ARE printers with the 4 inkjet cartridge systems w/o separate printer heads. Most likely NOT hp brand though. Vote with your $$ and brand choice..
angelo forte (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
no more hp product in my live.go to more respect-client policy company
David Harris (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
What a supreme piece of shit. Wasting all kinds of my time. BS
Christel Schaefers (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
I guess I can throw my printer hp 8500 A Plus in the trash as well! Following the error message "alignment failed" I went through all the steps in the YouTube fix idea but alignment failed consistently! Also, the pages printed only black and yellow although the supply levels show all four colors. What is that all about?
Kayla Stewart (November 30, 1999 at 12:00 am)
James Kirk was the genius to fix my printer problem!! I've soaked the printheads in alcohol (70%) and went through the reinstallment process that he explained and it finally works! After 2 days of working on this with other ideas I am relieved that I don't have to buy another printer! THANK YOU!!!