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Both lights were blinking alternately when my printer is switch on

When i replace the black ink of my printer , both light were blinking alternately. My printer wont print anymore, and an error message appearred in my pc every time i tried to print. I dont know why. my epson printer model is stylus c45 and my os is windows xp

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Re: both lights were blinking alternately when my printer...

Whenever u r facing this problem do one thing switch off ur printer AND THEN SWITCH IT ON .. this problem occun due to errors not an issue dont wory

gud luck

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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