Question about HP Photosmart C6280 Printer
My HP C6280 had an empty cartridge. I replaced it and the printer is recognizing it, but when I go to print the computer says that I need to replace the ink cartridge. I have Windows Vista. I have also gone on the computer and checked the ink cartridge levels and it says it's full, but it won't recognize it when I actually need to print. It just keeps saying I can only print in black.
This is what worked for me today..
Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:
1) Press Red Eye Removal & Print Photos button simultaneously
2)Enter Special Key Combo is displayed on the screen.
Press and release in sequence "Red Eye Removal", "Print Photos", "Red Eye Removal"
Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev XXXXX.
3) Press Right Arrow button until "Reset Menu" is displayed. Press OK.
4) Press Right arrow untill "Semi full Reset" is displayed.
5) Press OK.
Now, check the functionality of the All-in-One. If the issue persists, please perform the next troubleshooting steps
Courtesy of Joe at HP via an email
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
Follow the steps in this HP document:
copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There are only a few steps you need to do to reset a Brother printer ink cartridge and once you do it, you will be up and printing in no time. There are actually two things that a Brother printer uses to detect ink and you can manipulate one or the other.
Things You'll Need: · Black electrical tape, masking tape or duct tape
1. Step 1
Identify the printer If your printer uses memory, you can tell which printer you have by looking at where the cartridge goes in, if you see two "eyes" and a part of the cartridge goes in between them, follow Step 3. Otherwise, continue with Step 2.
2. Step 2
Clear the memory by taking the cartridge out and unplugging the unit for 30 seconds. Then, plug it back in and put back in the cartridge. You may need to do this five times, as the memory holds the last five cartridges.
3. Step 3
If the Brother printer has "eyes" where the cartridge goes, you will need to block in between them with a piece of tape so that it thinks the cartridge is always full. Simply put a piece of tape on the piece of the cartridge that goes in between the eyes to block the path of the infrared beam
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 19, 2013 | Dell Inspiron Core i7 640GB HDD
Jul 25, 2012 | HP Photosmart C6280 Printer
Jul 31, 2010 | HP Photosmart C6280 Printer
Oct 28, 2009 | HP C6280 All-in-One Printer
Oct 06, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6280 Printer
Aug 11, 2009 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies
Jun 04, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7580 All-In-One InkJet...
2,019 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!