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Ink levels i was out of black ink so replaced it now when the ink level desplay comes up it a reads as empty?

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  • Kolmogorov May 11, 2010

    Did you replace it with a genuine HP ink cartridge?



    If you install used, refilled cartridges or cartridges from another manufacturer, it can result in problems like inaccurate sensor readings, which could cause this situation.

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Slowly off and on the printer for five times without cartridge, printer saves data of cart of last 5 only so next time it reads full ink..

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To Reset the Canon Cartridges Works 100%

Power off the printer
Hold the stop/reset button then press and hold power (for 5 secs)
Hold Power and release the stop/reset button
Press the stop/reset button twice
Relase power button
Wait until the power button lights a steady/still green, press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press.
On the 3rd press the inicator should be orange.
Press the power button to set data
To set data remove cartridges then replace.
leave for 20 or 30 secs
Press the power button again to shut down
Then press power button to power up.
The printer will feed one piece of paper through
then set language and counrty.
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Any problems contact me on charmed_halliwell@hotmail.co.uk

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Start, Control Panel, then Printers and Faxes.
On the next screen, Right click on your printer then on Printing Preferences. Now select the Advanced tab.

Near the bottom left, you will see more options. Click that and then Appearance. Check NEVER display printing status and make sure under Complete-A-Print, all is unchecked. Click OK at the bottom.

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