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Replaced cartridge, blinking red light won't go off

Hi, I have replaced the two cartridges in my HP Deskjet 970cse, and I still can't get the blinking red light (that supposedly indicates cartridge is out) to go off. I've tried cleaning the contacts on both the printer and cartridges, and still it doesn't want to work. Any suggestions?

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Re: replaced cartridge, blinking red light won't go off

I did the eraser thing, too, to the contacts on the printer. It worked!! Thanks. Dawn

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