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Ink problem I put a new black ink cartrridge in but it still says no black cartridge!! Any ideas??? Thanks

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  • Unhappy_user Dec 09, 2007

    Yep same and more, see my other posting and the follow-up----

    Follow-up to previous message, uninstalled my network setup of the
    Brothers full software package, re-installed using the USB option,
    printer then accepted the cartridges and showed proper full ink BUT
    within 10 minutes the levels dropped to near empty again. Downloaded
    newest firmware from Brothers for the MFC-440CN and installed, no
    change. Removed all the cartridges, the printer still showed "near
    empty" for all 4 cartridges and still printed. replaced cartridges no
    change. I give up.

    The Lexmark scans and prints much quieter and is faster, however, I liked the Brother face plate and interface better.

    Time to move on.



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This is the same response i did for the other solution. each cartridge has on optical window the sensor uses to detect the ink level. what u do is put a piece of paper over the window and the sensor thinks the cartridge is full. this will get rid of the low ink level problem and allow u to print in black only.


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First, are you using a genuine cartridge? If not, Brother is very finicky. Get one. Second, uninstall the print driver and reinstall with the latest from the Brother site.

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