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Black Ink won't print

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I've had this printer for a couple of years already. I haven't used it for around 8 months. One day I decided I would use it to print, so I tried to print and my printer sounded like it was printing but only a blank piece of paper comes out. I did the nozzle check and cleaning and recharging of the ink and then the nozzle check 3 times and every time the black ink check never shows up. I then replaced the black ink and proceeded to do a nozzle cleaning and nozzle check and everything and still the same results. I have to add that all the ink cartridges I am using are not from Epson, but since magenta, cyan and yellow are showing up, I would assume it's not because of the fact that my cartridges are not from Epson which leads to the reason as to why only the black ink is not printing now. Please help. Thanks.

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