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Printer Problem I added 2 new cartridges (colour 20 and black 70) to the printer and printed a test page. However, when tried to print a document from WordPerfect X3 I received this message "error initialing output device". Please advise how to correct this problem.

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The computer and the printer are not talking properly.

Most likely the printer is unable to come online and thus cannot be initialized.

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Posted on May 26, 2009

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