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Deskjet 5550 Series Printer PROBLEM

The print cartridge status light keeps flashing and I can't print!!! Very frustrating and trying to get project out ASAP.. Please assist. I have replaced both cartridges (black and color) and disconnected the power for a while and restarted with no success. Hope to hear from you soon...... Thank you!!
Nan
nwerther@lij.edu

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  • Anonymous Sep 14, 2008

    Essentially the sme Px. Tried re-checking cartri's and all doors, paper, connections. The light just flashes away.

  • jaqu14 Sep 16, 2008

    The ink cartridge orange light keeps blinking. I have check the door, changed both 56 & 57 cartridges and check the back side of this printer and found nothing. What is left to do?

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    printer cartridge light keeps blinking no matter what I do. changed cartridges. unpluged from outlet, from laptop. nothing.

    please help



  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    HELP!! I AM GONNA BASH THIS PRINTER IN WITH A HAMMER IF THAT LIGHT DOESNT STOP FLASHING AND PRINT SOMETHING!!!

  • r_lawler2001 Oct 05, 2008

    I have the ink light just blinking away as well. I have uninstalled and re-installed the printer several times and have also replaced the ink cartridges and the little light is just like the energizer bunny. HOW FRUSTRATING!!!!

  • Anonymous Oct 24, 2008

    Seems like a very common problem. Any suggestions how to fix?

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    Same problem here, WON'T STOP BLINKING! ! ! Help

  • bodenna Nov 02, 2008

    Highly annoying!!! Any suggestions. It's been a good printer up to now.

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Follow the instructions on this HP document on how to fix the "Blinking " lights

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00035263&dlc=en&product=71896

copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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