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I changed the printer cartridge and now there is a blinking light exclamation symbol and it won't print.

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I have had brand new print cartridges installed that were bad or were not factory type so they would not work. Check to see if other cartridges also need to be changed. Rich

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Blinking/flashing lights(orange & green) & won;t pring. Have rebooted computer and unpluged printer. still won't print.


that is because ur head of ur printing cartridge is damaged.

remove ur cartridges black as well as color
n install only black cartridge n check d blinking of lights on ur printer if it doesn't blinks it's mean ur black cartridge is OK but ur blinking of light on ur printer is same it's mean ur head of black cartridge is damaged
after this process remove the black one cartridge and install the color one cartridge n check d blinking of lights on ur printer if it doesn't blinks it's mean ur color cartridge is OK but ur blinking of light on ur printer is same it's mean ur head of color cartridge is damaged
now take a dry cotton cloth n gently clean ur cartridges head install both cartridges on ur printer n check ur blinking light on ur printer that will work only if u r too lucky other wise u have to purchase a one cartridge.

May 29, 2011 | HP DeskJet 5550 InkJet Printer

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What do symbols on top mean?


Welcome to Fixya

Half circle symbol means printer is in ready state. The printer control panel is comprised of six lights and two buttons. The lights produce patterns that identify the printer status.

1 Jam light: Indicates that there is a jam in the printer.
2 Toner light: When the print cartridge is low, the Toner light illuminates. When the print cartridge is out of the printer,
the Toner light blinks.
3 Paper out light: Indicates that the printer is out of paper.
4 Attention light: Indicates that the print-cartridge door is open or other errors exist.
5 Ready light: Indicates that the printer is ready to print.
6 Go button and light: Initiates action or indicates status.
7 Cancel button: To cancel the print job that is currently printing, press the Cancel button.

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Feb 08, 2011 | HP LaserJet P2015dn Printer

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Exclamation point blinking and will not print. Paper sign is blinking with two symbols below with drops inside. I have paper properly loaded.


Try turning your printer off, wait for 10 seconds, then turn it on again. If nothing changes, I think you should check your cartridges. Remove them from your printer and gently wipe the contacts with a dry cloth, then put them back in. If that doesn't help either, one of the cartridges might be dead. The symptoms you described point pretty much to that conclusion. Try taking out one of the cartridges and see if the paper sign is still blinking. Do the same with the other cartridge. The one that prints is fine, the other one should be replaced and that should fix your problem.
I hope my comment was useful!

Apr 01, 2010 | HP Photosmart D5160 InkJet Printer

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Inserted tri-color cartridge but is not printing. exclamation symbol still blinking and when I press the ok button nothing happens. what am i doing wrong?


1.change the cattridge with original one.
2.reset the counter ic using ssc service utility software.(down load using google search)
3.clean the waste inkpad in your printer
4.now you can print

Mar 09, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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ORANGE LIGHT IS BLINKING AND PRINTER WILL NOT PRINT


The Amber light is designated as the "Ink Error" light. With regards to a Hewlett Packard printer, the Amber light is indicating that one of the Ink Cartridges (Tri-Color/Black) is empty, defective, unrecognizable, or just simply needs to be changed. The procedure is; lift up the front cover, look at the Black Ink Cartridge, and examine the Ink Level Window on the Cartridge, located at the center of the Cartridge. If the square window appears to be a solid Green then that means the cartridge is completely full. If it is Half Green/Half Black then it is indicating that the cartridge is half way full, and if the square window is completely Black, then the cartridge is completely empty. Also, remove and examine the Tri-Color Cartridge. If the Tri-Color Cartridge feels very light or if the Tri Colors on the bottom of the Cartridge appear to be discolored i.e. All Magenta, All Cyan, or All Yellow, then the Cartridge should immediately be changed. After replacing the Black or Tri-Color Cartridge, your printers Green Power Light will flash and allow you to continue your print job
You can also try:
Clean the cartridge and carriage contacts with a cotton swab moistened with water. If you have refilled the cartridges don't assume that they will still work. If cleaning doesn't help you may have a failed cartridge even if it is not refilled.
If you are getting a grinding noise, clean the carriage rod with alcohol and lubricate it with a few drops of Tri-Flow, available in 2 oz. squeeze bottles at cycle shops.

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My Dell AIO printer keeps blinking right ink cartridge incorrect.Exclamation light keeps blinking too.


Try going to the Dell site and searching for that printer model. Then see if you need to have both ink cartridges populated and filled with ink, to make it work.

You might also clean the contacts on the ink cartridges, to make sure the printer knows you have both cartridges in the printer, even though they're not both filled with ink.

It just might require both to be filled, before it will print for you.

See what Dell says.

Good luck.

-a.

May 22, 2009 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Light on. Exclamation mark within a triangle. Printing fine and clear. What does tis symbol mean?


This light is indeed designed to indicate a low toner condition. Its coming on is triggered not by the actual level of toner in the cartridge, but by a software process that estimates toner use. If you are inclined to refill your own cartridges, you can use install a glass fuse in the little clip on the back of the toner cartridge that will reset the counter, and turn out the light, otherwise the light will stay on. The reset process will blow the fuse, so a new fuse is needed each time a cartridge is refilled. Leaving the light lit does not hinder the operation of the printer, so as long as there is still sufficient toner to print, the printer will operate normally.

May 21, 2009 | Samsung ML-2510 Laser Printer

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Hp 5510 io keeps stating to check color cartridge/3 lights blinking/won t print/installed new color'' Let our Experts solve your ''hp 5510 io keeps stating to check color cartridge/3 lights blinking/won t...


hi..

try to install and reinstall the printer cartridge...and also clean the tab circuit of the cartridge and tab circuit of the printer carrier..

if the problem still exist..
rebreak the printer by full-out the power supply...to reset the settings and then turn it back...

Apr 01, 2009 | HP Officejet 5510xi Printer

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Changing ink cartridges


hi! there might be two possibilities...
1) the device drivers you have installed is corrupt.. try uninstalling n then installing the drivers
2) if that is not working out then your printer must be having some problem.. you may have to get it serviced.

Oct 15, 2008 | HP DeskJet 990cxi InkJet Printer

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Flashing light


Here is what HP has on the subject of the triangle light flashing:
c00028322.gif 1 - Attention Light 2 - Ready Light 3 - Go Light Figure 2: Printer light key c00028323.gif 1 - Symbol for light off 2 - Symbol for light on 3 - Symbol for light blinking
c00028328.gif Door open, media out, no print cartridge, or media jam

The printer is in an error state that requires operator intervention or help. Check the following:
  • The print cartridge door is completely closed.
  • Media is loaded.
  • The print cartridge is correctly installed in the printer.
  • There is no media jam.

Figure 8: Paper jam c00028328.gif 13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY 1

13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY X

The Attention LED is blinking. Check paper loading then open and close top cover.

When there is a jam in tray 1, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored.

When there is a jam in tray X, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored. These are the error explanations for just the flashing triangle light, there are many more, but none for just the flashing triangle.

If the light pattern is different let me know (other lights on as well)
-Hope this helps.

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