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I changed the black ink cartridge and the printer still says change the black ink

I changed the black ink cartridge when it was empty and it still says change the black cartridge. I tried reboot, turning off printer and no resolution to the problem

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Clean the contact points on the ink cartridge.an eraser will do

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