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Changed all the color cartridges and still claimed empty

Hello I just changed all the color cartridges and printer still claims color cartridges being empty - The 3 color cartridges are all newly bought through
How do I reset the cartridges ?

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Do a print head alignment. This will tell the printer there's a new cartridge.

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Remove the cartridges and cover the small windows on them with a small piece of duct tape to fit it(only on the window). Reinstall them and it will be fixed!

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it is possible to print with only one cartridge that has ink as long as you take a piece of black tape and cover the front center of the empty cartridge and placing it back into the machine .you need to cover the clear plastic in center. Also to take off the power from on the machine press and hold power button for a few sec

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actually you cannot print it without the color ink installed

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