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Color cartridge I have just replaced both color and black cartridges but canot get the color to work, it keeps telling me that I have a low color cartridge. What do I need to do.

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Re: color cartridge

Turn off and unplug your printer from the wall for a few minutes. Plug it back in and turn it on? If that doesn't work, remove the color ink and make sure the contacts on the cartridge are not smudged, reinsert the ink. If that didn't work re-install the old color cartridge and reboot the computer then try to change to the new color. Let me know what happens, Good Luck, Tim

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