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Error E 5

I have refilled cartridges that are not that old. It tells me it doesnt recognize my ink cartridges, they worked fine yesterday.

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I think you may just need to live with this. That is, I don't have a solution, but printing is not affected. The guy who refills my cartridges says it is because the Pixma only recognises new Canon filled cartridges once. After that, the printer has no way of recognising them. Annoying, I know. Love the 150, but it throws up mysterios messages at times. Often, turning the printer off, waiting 60 seconds and turning it back on will do the trick. If this fails (more annoying), shutting down the computer and the priinter and starting again can get the printer working again.
Good luck

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