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ERROR MESSAGE I got this error message, PARTS INSIDE YOUR PRINTER ARE AT THE END OF THEIR SERVICE LIFE CONTACT DEALER....I was printing just fine all morning...then got this message...a local guy told me that it sounded like a ink pad needs replacement OR the counter needs to be reset...I can't afford to take the printer to someone...Can anyone help me..I am computer illeriate to please make it simple TYTYTYTY

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As an alternative to just resetting the counter, you should also look at replacing/Cleaning the waste ink pads in the base of the machine. If it has done a lot oc heads cleans etc the pads could be close to full as they are not very large on the CX models. Head over to and download their CX3200 Rescue Kit. It includes the PROPER Epson reset tool and instructions on how to clean the waste pads so they don't flood your desk with copious amounts of old ink! I think you can find similar at but it may take a bit more to find it. Regards Inky

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This link will take you to a download page for a utility that will allow you to reset the waste ink counter and so forth. Keep in mind that if you ignore this warning and continue printing your printer might start leaking ink and other weird behaviour. Ater installation, you'll see the icon in the tray beside the system clock. Right click on the icon then go to reset counters->Reset All counters. That should do the trick. Hope this helps, Regards Armando

Posted on Apr 23, 2007

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or you can contact epson at 562-276-1300

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