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No. Printer manufacturers vary the electronics on machines between countries. For example, you have a machine purchased from the UK that is the same as a model you can purchase in the US. The ink cartridges available in the US cannot be used in the UK machine because they essentially cannot communicate with each other.
Oh yes HP can regionalize the printer for you. You need to call the UK HP and speak to their tech people. There is a specific reset that can be done and once it's complete you are able to use the 363 cartridges.
0844 369 0369 is there number and they do not charge for support for regionalization calls even if printer is out of warranty.
Hi, As the printer was bought in the US the printer
is meant to use the #02 cartridges. When you decided to replace the empty cartridges
with refilled ones…the place you took them to be refilled more than likely decided
to replace the little chip with a local flavour, which attempt to mimic original
HP cartridges #363 (or what ever the number of those cartridges is where you
are now). Hence now they are rejected by your printer. But because the printer is
only designed to use #02 cartridges it will reject every other cartridge/chip
that do not have an #02 programmed into them…. You could try to call HP and explain them your
situation and see if they can help you reset your printer to accept a different
cartridge number … Cheers.
i had thed same problem. after hours of trying different options i finally got it to work. i have a hp 3210 that i brought from the usa to irelnad and when i put in irish cartrtidges it said " this printer is cinfigured to use 02 cartridges" Iriss cartridges are 363. so what i done was , while the printer was turned on i held down the " Black" button and the "Color" button at the same time. Keeping them held I powered off the printer , keeping them held until the printer was completely powered off. when i turned the printer back on the region had being reset and it asked me to choose my language and country. chose " Ireland". Now works!!!
Phone HP. After about a month hanging on, on their premium rate number, you'll finally be put through to someone who doesn't understand the problem. Then, after your beard has grown another inch or two, if you're lucky, you'll actually get someone who understands the problem. Some birthday's later, you'll be connected to a technician who can talk you through a simple number of keystrokes to re-configure the printer.
Reckon this cost me 30 UK pounds - seriously - I had to call five times but eventually it was done.