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Ink cartridge refilled at Costco and the printer says it is empty. How do I override?

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If the cartridge is truly empty go to Costco and ask for your money back, or for another cartridge, but you cannot run the print or copy functions of the printer without ink. You would not think of trying to operate your car when the fuel tank is empty, would you?

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yes, remove the color cartrage and it will print

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SOURCE: refilling ink cartridge and the printer will not

You cant!

You might want to see if there is a chip resetter that allows u to reprogram the chip on the cartridge.. This little inconvenience is to ensure you use GENUINE cartridegs from HP. Epson and canon are also in this racket.

Heres a link to some cartridges that might help you overcome thye problem in future

http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/hp-02-refillable-cartridges-with-auto-reset-chips--pre-filled-eco-friendly

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SOURCE: Did a black print cartridge refill at Costco. It

You used one of the worst refill services available. There's a reason they have a flat rate for refills, they use non cartridge specific inks, don't clean out the cartridge, and have a machine not a person do the thinking and the work for them. You will have similar failure on cartridges refilled by Walgreens, Office Max, and cheap online refills. I suggest Cartridge World first then Office Depot for refills. They have high quality standards and recycle your cartridges by refilling them.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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SOURCE: had ink refilled at costco...now printer wont

Go to www.inkjet411.com or www.costcoinkjetrefill.com for tips on how to get around this problem. The printer thinks it is an old cartridge. By resetting the printer it will sometimes fix the problem and let you use the cartridge. Can also use 2-3 cartridges in a rotation to trick the printer

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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SOURCE: Just installed refilled black ink cartridge on hp

By using refilled cartridges you will always have this problem. Each cartridge has a chip that lets the printer know when it is full or empty. By pressing the ok button you may be able to clear this message. However, most of the time you can still be able to print and ignore the message.

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Regarding your HP Officjet Pro 8600 printer and refilled HP 950/951 ink cartridges and the "low ink" messages. Depending on your ink refiller (or if you did it yourself?), a replacement chip may or may not have been installed with the recently refilled cartridge(s). Refer to picture on our support site to first determine which type of cartridge configuration you have, then refer to the applicable section to address the current cartridge error(s) or printer issues.
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NOTE: Costco USA's Ink Refill service now 'chips' all refilled ink cartridges which fully restores all functions to that of a regular HP (OEM) ink cartridge and customer experience. For USA ink refill store locations and details on ink refill pricing:

Costco USA Ink Refill Service (all 453+ stores): http://www.costcoinkjetrefill.com

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Micro Center Ink Refill Service: http://www.microcenter.com/site/content/refill-service.aspx


Refer to Section A if your refiller attached a new replacement chip (green in color) onto the cartridge. Refer to Section B if only the original HP chip is attached.

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CAUTION: Be advised, the use of compatible/clone cartridges (i.e. sold thru the internet from China) are known to be problematic and may cause printer errors and/or permanent PRINTHEAD failures (due to incompatible ink formulations). We do NOT suggest refilling these types of ink cartridges.....refilling of original/genuine ink cartridges is only suggested! HP original/genuine ink cartridges can be identified by the visible HP logo on the front label of the cartridge.

HP 950/951 Ink Refilling & Additional Cautions:
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Questions regarding the use of refilled ink cartridges: http://www.inkjet411.com

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Replace PRINTHEAD if it is damaged. Refer to Canon.com for replacement part.


Turn off the printer for some time

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Update the printer driver:

If you have followed all this with no success, from the printer menu (not computer) push the buttons to get a demo or test page. If everything is ok when you do this, however you get the service error code A200 when you try to produce something productive, odds are good, the print driver the computer is using has gone south (corrupt). When printing on a network, a corrupt printer driver can spread like an unwanted virus. Depending on the network, a driver that has gone rogue may be seen as an updated driver, which network will 'helpfully spread' as an update.

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