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How to reset ink level warning when refilling?

I bought a ink refilling kit and refilled the both cartridges- PG40, CL41. The problem is ink level messages show "ink levels low". How do I reset the cartridges to properly display the ink levels?

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EASY!!!!: push the cancel button by 6 seconds, this deactivate the ink level sensor.

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To get your printer to recognize the new cartridge; go to start - printer and faxes -right click on printer - preferences (printing preferences) -settings -load factory settings. Print test page Ctrl+P

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