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Not able to get printer to respond

I get an error reading Magneta cartridge damaged or low on ink. I've replaced ink cartridge, gone thru shut down and start-up mode and have not had any results. Printer is locked up.

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Re: Not able to get printer to respond

Try the solution suggested by 'STP162'
I had the same problem with a yellow cartridge, and, fingers crossed, his solution appears to have cured it.

Thank you STP162.

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