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Ink replacement When I try to print it is telling me I have to order ink but the cartidges are more than 75% full. Obviously they want me to order ink through them. So i did. Is there a way to overide the fact that it won't let me print. Error message says cartridge is icompatable. They were supplied by Dell

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Call Dell Tech support & let them work on the issue, it might be an issue with the software provided with the printer. Try to update the printer drivers, or better do not install the CD that came with the printer, just install the printer driver only.

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