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Fax Window shows only 8 Black rectangles

AFTER PUTTING IN A NEW BLACK INK CARTRIDGE, THE # WINDOW DOES NOT SHOW ANY NUMBERS OR MESSAGES DESPITE MY HAVING DEPRESSED THE MENU BUTTON AND THEN HAVING DEPRESSED THE NUMBER 1.

iTRIED UNPLUGGING THE FAX , BUT THAT ALSO DID NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM.

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    Same issue here. Just have the 8 black rectangles. I've replaced the ink cartridge but can't make copies or fax at all now, I just get the annoying beeping sound when i try to do anything? WTF's up.

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If you unplugged and re-plugged and that didn't fix it, it's toast.

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