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I get an error message #Oxc18a0001, Ink Sys Failure

I just installed a neww HP black #02 cartridge.

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  • alsaprime May 30, 2009

    Either this is a joke or the complete answer didn't come through. I realize I'm a bit slow but "check it" is a little rediculous.

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Check it.

http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/printer/39471#13

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • meteshadow May 30, 2009

    what were you expecting ? all you need is in there. just read it.

    we cant fix from here the device.


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1. Press and hold "left arrow" key
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