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Canon ip1800 says ink is improperly installed & won't print

Censors read the ink cartridge(s) as incorrectly installed, but they are just fine. Tried to cold reboot to no avail. Dunno what's up. Pls help.

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  • mauricio6676 Feb 15, 2009

    i have the same problem the printer says that the ink is improperly installed 

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Maybe your printer head is damaged or it has some dirt. try to clean it by using alcohol .. ^^

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