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Replacement Ink Gone WRong

I refilled the ink at Cartridge World and all the colors worked except MAGENTA. No matter what I do, it won't register. What am I supposed to do. How do I reset the chip?

Message reads, "The following ink tank cannot be recognized."

How am I supposed to resolve this?

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Cartridge world gives you 90 days to return the ink tank. Take it back and get a replacement!

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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