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Inserted new cartridge (#96 black..it will not register that the

Why is it still blinking and not printing

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    replaced empty ink cartridge with new ones and ink light still blinks and printer does not print.

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    WE HAVE A HP DESKJET 6940. WHEN WE PUT A NEW BLACK CARTRIDGE THE PRINTING STILL COMES OUT LIGHT. WE TRY ANOTHER NEW CARTRIDGE AND THE SAME THING HAPPENS. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS? IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.....
    THANK Y0U

  • jfederico Jan 09, 2009

    I just got a new printer and inserted a new ink cartridge and the light is still blinking

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Hi felinemcmeow, you need to remove the cartridges from the printer,

  1. Open the printer cover
  2. Wait until the carriage moves to the right side of the printer and is idle and silent
  3. Press down lightly on top of the cartridge latch
  4. Pull out the bottom of the latch to unlock it
  5. Slide the cartridge out
  6. Hold the print cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer, and then slide the print cartridge into the carriage
  • Install the tri-color cartridge on the left side of the carriage
  • And install the black cartridge on the right side
Once completed lower the cover and the printer is ready.
If this does not resolve the problem please come back so we can try another step.

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