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Error message As in the past I routinely changed the colour cartidges .An error message appeared indicating that these cartridges shoud be changed. I then researched the site and discovered one solution which instructed me to simultaneously press the B&W,color & stop buttons-then the On button.No flashing occoured as was indicated in the supposed solution and the same error was displayed.Never had this problem previously.Please advise ASAP as the printer badly needed

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  • jfd Nov 29, 2008

    Tried three times-Worked as far as init.EEPROM - then on pressing yhe colour button I received an error message again.Any other suggestions

  • jfd Nov 30, 2008

    RESPONSE Thanks to all for your input.I subsequently discovered that the NEW Epson cartridges were defective.Once replaced all works well

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Resetting the EEPROM

1. Press and release the On button to turn the printer off.
2. Press and hold down the Stop, B&W, and the Color buttons.
3. Then press and hold the On button until the LCD screen flashes three times
4. Release all the buttons. The screen displays Init. EEPROM
5. Press and release the Color button again. 
6. Press and release the On button to turn the printer off.
7. Press and release the On to turn the printer on.


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