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Not printing I installed a new cartridge, and now I can't print. The printer isn't receiving the info from the computer.Everything is on.

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Go to the printer properties and make sure there is no print in the queue. once the queue is empty restart your computer. Also turn off and then turn on the printer. Make sure the printer is also set as a default printer and is showing as 'ready' under the printer and faxes window. If you still have the same problem reinstall the printer.

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