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Printer flashing "wrong cartridge" and won't clear

It is in copy mode and when I tried to print a document, it flashes "wrong cartridge." It won't let me change paper feeder and hitting OK and turning it off per the instructions doesn't work either. How do I get it to stop flashing "wrong cartridge" and what does that mean? Laura D

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Reboot ur printer.

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