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My printer won't recognise the new ink cartirdges

My Canon Pixma ip1600 will not recognise new ink cartridges. It refuses to believe that they are 'installed properly' - they are! It is flashing error code 1660. I've turned it off, taken out and replaced the cartridges countless times, kicked it, shouted at it and nothing seems to work. Anyone got any ideas?

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    I have a similar problem: the computer started telling me that the printer's cartridges are either not installed properly or else not compatible. But I have not touched anything since the last time I printed from this printer.

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Take a hammer to it yet?...Just kidding Just to ask a question are you using genuine ink for the canon or an off brand?

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I think you need to buy new catridge..

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