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HP C5180 "wrong cartridges" error

I have a 2 yr. old HP C5180, it has "wrong cartridges" error on the screen. I can't clear this, it also had a blinking "cancel" light... that I can't clear.
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Try this semi full reset
Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on and wait for 20 seconds.

2. Then, press and hold # and 6 while plugging in the power cord.

Continue holding until it displays Semi Full Reset message in the front panel of the All-in-One.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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If its showing wrong cartridge then it could be possible that any of the cartrige in the printer needs replacement.or there is any dust got collected on the circuit of the cartridges just remove the cartridge and clean the circuit and reinsert it again properly.it will work.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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