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Printer Epson Stylus 880 quited - all lights flashing.

Holding down inks and paper button does not resolve the problem.How can I reset printer - Thnaks - Henry

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I finally solved this problem by simply unistalling printer from computer and reinstalling it without a disk by means of the Control Panel “Install hardware” . Henry

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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The Epson Stylus Color 880 has 4 LEDs. If all 4 are flashing or blinking then the printer has a maintenance request error. It means that the waste ink counter has reach its limit. The remedy is to replace the waste ink pads and reset the waste ink counter. You can use the SSC service utility to reset the protection counter. You can download the utility from here http://inkjetprinterhelp.us/epsonSSC.html

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if not, then try this procedure that I found else-where on Fix-Ya.

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1. Turn the printer off.
2. Hold down the ink and paper buttons, and turn the printer back on.
3. Within a few seconds, the paper light will start flashing quickly. When it does, let go of both buttons.
4. Within 3 seconds press (and hold) the ink button.
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timsmilefam found a tech forum that solved this by jflan/mentor - give credit where deserved - THANKS! IT WORKED!!
his may be a call for your waste ink pad to be serviced.
Every time your printer goes into a cleaning cycle ink is pulled through the head and stored in this waste ink pad.
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