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Will it ever print again?!

After replacing the black ink cartridge on My Epson Stylus C88 print, the red light remains on and the green light still flashes. The cartridge is installed correctly and the ink cartridge cover clicked on closing. I have tried to print something and nothing happens.

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    Taken the black cartridge out, put it back in...it prints ..light stays steadily on along with the green one that shows it is powered.

    I am using vista and wonder if that is a problem ?

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    replaced black cartridge and now says still empty and red light solid now

  • Millerca4581 Dec 06, 2008

    I have the same problem! HELP!?!


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    No print on paper when it states it is printing

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Mine did that. it was a full cartridge and it was still saying it was empty. tech support told me i had to reset the chip but mine was a refilled cartridge. then everything worked fine but i had the reseter

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