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The printer says so ink cartridge installed on black.

I can turn the printer off and back on and it then says no ink in cartridge. I pull out the cartridge and put another in and it says no cartridge installed.

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My hp officejet pro 8500 wont make copies, it says replace yellow ink cartridge. can i not take the yellow cartridge out an still make copies?

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I replaced the color ink cartridge. Now there is an "E" flashing alternately with a "5". The alarm light is on steadily, and the black ink and color ink lights are flashing. How do I...


E5 is a Cartridge cannot be recognized error.
Reinstalling the cartridge could clear the alarm.
If this does not work,
Removed both ink cartridges.
Turn off printer and unplug fron electrical outlet.
Wait at least 5 minutes.
This will let the printer reset itself.
Plug printer back in and turn on.
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How do I install the printer cartrige? I do not have the booklet...


  1. Turn on your printer.

  2. Open the front cover.

The ink cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position unless the printer is busy.

  1. Press the tabs on the cartridge lids, then lift the lids.

  1. Remove the old ink cartridges.

  1. Store the cartridges in an air-tight container or dispose of them properly.

  2. If you are installing new ink cartridges, remove the sticker and transparent tape from the back and bottom of each ink cartridge.


NOTE: You can use your printer with one cartridge (color or black) at a time. To extend the life of your color cartridge and improve printing speed, install both a color cartridge and a black cartridge at the same time.
  1. Insert the new ink cartridges. Make sure the color ink cartridge is secure in the left ink cartridge carrier and the black ink cartridge is secure in the right ink cartridge carrier.

  1. Snap each lid closed.

  1. Close the front cover. The front cover must be closed to start a print job.

  1. Open the Dell Printer Solution Center by clicking Start® Programs or All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell Photo Printer 720® Dell Printer Solution Center.

  2. Click the Maintenance tab.

  3. Click Install a new print cartridge.

  4. Click Next.

  5. Select the type of cartridge you installed.

NOTE: Specify whether the cartridge is a new cartridge or an old cartridge (one that has been used before). If an old cartridge is incorrectly identified as New Cartridge in the Dell Printer Solution Center, ink levels may be incorrect.
  1. Click Next.

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I have changed a black ink cartridge, bur my yellow and blue ink cartridges are too low to charge/clean so the black ink is not coming through. A little message comes up telling me that the blue and yellow...


Hi Good day!!! try this trick ^_^ open the cover of your printer to see the print head, now turn off your printer you will see your print head is moving when it moves to the center pull out the power cord of your printer ( this trick is about good timing) if success the print head is now in the center now remove the ink cartridge (note don't installed the new cartridge yet) now turn back on you printer without the cartridges, your printer will recognize that the cartridges are missing, ^_^ and finally your printer will find the your inks after that insert it according to its location.

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How do i install the ink cartridge in my lexmark z35 printer


Select the ink cartridge specific to your printer. Canon inks are versatile, so your selection may be as simple as choosing between black, color or a multi-pack with black and color cartridges.

Turn on your Canon printer. The switch is generally located on the top right hand side of the printer. Open the printer's lid.

Wait a moment. The cartridge carrier will automatically disengage.

Put your hand behind the existing ink cartridge and pull the cartridge towards you until it pops out. Dispose of or recycle the used cartridge.

Carefully pull the tape off the new cartridge.

Position the new cartridge into the cartridge carrier. Make sure it is facing the correct position.

Press the cartridge carrier gently until it clicks into place. Some cartridges have indicators to demonstrate that they are properly positioned.

Close the printer's lid. Print a test page to ensure everything is working properly.

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I installed a new black cartridge and now it is not printing. I need the installation guide for allignment


Hello,

Please follow below instruction. Otherwise, visit this link. Link
We hope we have provided you a solution to your problem.

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The Canon Pixma Mp160 is an all-in-one printer, scannermag-glass_10x10.gif and fax machine. Replacing the cartridge in the printer requires little effort. Make sure to use the correct replacement cartridges for your MP160; installing the wrong cartridge type could prevent your printer from working or cause it to fail. Use caution to prevent ink spilling or dripping on you.

Step 1 Identify the cartridge that requires replacement. Press the "Copy" button to display the ink level. "BLK" indicates your black ink cartridge; "COL" indicates your color cartridge. If the display is only one bar (or none), then the cartridge should be replaced.

Step 2 Open the top compartment (scan lid) on your Canon printer. Pull back the compartment support legs to hold it open.

Step 3 Put on gloves, and then push the cartridge down to unlock it. Pull it toward you to remove it from the printer.

Step 4 Remove the tape strip from the replacement ink cartridge. Insert the new ink cartridge (black on the left, color on the right) at an angle, with the gold circuit facing down and towards the front of the printer. Push the cartridge up to lock it in place.

Step 5 Repeat the process if you are replacing multiple cartridges. Close the scan lid when you are finished. If the "Low Ink" warning does not go away, then turn the printer off, wait a few minutes and turn it on again.

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Not sensing the ink cartridge


In this scenario you should check with a new set of black cart or you can try by cleaning the cart with a lint free cloth. and try with resetting the printer as well. if it doesnt work then printer might have gone bad

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I have a kodak 5500 aio printer. I replaced the


Try the following:

1. Open the printer access door.
2. Put out both ink cartridges and the printhead.
3. Let the printer access door open.
4. Put out all paper.
5. Pull out the ac adapter at the back of the printer.
6. Wait 60 sec.
7. Pull in AC adapter.
8. Wait 30 sec. then turn on the printer
9: Wait for the error message: Printer access door open.
10. Close the printer access door.
11. Wait for the error message: Printhead is missing.
12. Open the access door and put in only the printhead and the close the access door.
13. Wait for the error message: both ink cartridges are missing.
14. Open access door, put in only the black ink cartridge, then close the acess door.
15. Wait for the error message: Color ink cartridge is missing.
16. Open access door, put in the color ink cartridge and then close the access door.

If the error is solved, do a firmwareupdate right now.

You can find it here.

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New Cartridge error message


Follow the steps below to remove and replace the empty ink cartridge.
  1. Turn the printer on.
  2. Open the ink cartridge door. Figure 1: Opening the ink cartridge door c00819080.gif
  3. Squeeze the gray tab below an ink cartridge slot to release the gray latch and then lift the latch. Figure 2: Lifting the latch c00819081.gif 1 - Ink cartridge latch for the black ink cartridge 2 - Ink cartridge latches for the color ink cartridges
    NOTE: Theink cartridge areas are color-coded for easy reference. From left toright, the ink cartridges are black, yellow, light cyan, cyan, lightmagenta, and magenta.
  4. Pull the ink cartridge toward you out of it's slot to remove it. Figure 3: Removing an ink cartridge c00819082.gif
  5. Remove the new ink cartridge from the packaging.
  6. Hold the ink cartridge by the handle and then slide the ink cartridge into the empty slot.
    NOTE: Makesure that the ink cartridge is inserted into the slot that has the sameshaped icon and color as the ink cartridge. The copper-colored contactsshould be facing the printer as the ink cartridge is inserted. Figure 4: Inserting an ink cartridge c00819083.gif
  7. Press down on the gray latch until it clicks into place. Figure 5: Closing the gray latch c00819084.gif
  8. Repeat steps 3 through 7 for each ink cartridge that needs to be replaced.
    NOTE: All six cartridges must be installed. The printer will not work if an ink cartridge is missing.
  9. Close the ink cartridge door.

after Doing this all Follow the next step :-

Please Try This, I am sure it is going to workout.


Resetting the All-in-One
Press the On (fa37665.gif) button to turn off the unit.
  • Disconnect the power cord from the back of the unit.
  • Connect the power cord to the back of the unit.
  • Press the On (a477fdf.gif) button to turn on the unit.

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924 says that black ink cartridge not installed


Hmmm....that sounds to be an issue with the ink cartridges...

You might be using ink cartridges purchased other than Dell or Staples...since these are the two who sell Dell Ink.

If thats not true, then take out both the cartridges in the printer.

Lets isolate the issue

1. Try only Black cartridge on Color slot(right). If you get Install both ink cartridges error, then its an issue with the Black ink cartridges and if you get message that install Black ink cartridge then its an issue with the prrinter.

2. Now install only color cartridge on Black cartridges slot(left), If you get color cartridge missing then its an issue with the Black cartridges which you are using and if you get install both ink cartridges then its an issue with the black slot on printer.

3. If issue found to be with Black ink cartridge then wipe the Nozzles(bottom) of the ink cartridge with lint free cotton cloth from back to front 5-6 times.

4. Also try replacing the ink cartridges purchased only from Dell or from Staples. Purchased from somewhere else or refilled might not work.

5. If issue found to be with printer, then i would suggest you to purchase new printer then.

Hope this fix the issue

Aug 14, 2008 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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Brother mfc 240c does not recognise new cartridges have been installed and gives message that no black cartridge and colors are near empty, new genuine cartridges have been installed.


this is what i did as a last resort after messing with this stupid printer all day and changing cartridges and getting a no cartridge message.
i took all of the ink cartridges out and took a pair of pliers and pulled out what i think must be the sensors. they are black plastic pieces toward the top part of the ink area. then i put the cartridges back in and i have been printing ever since. this was my last resort before i was prepared to throw in the towel so that was why i went at it with the pliers!

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