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My printer trys to print than the maintance light comes on and stops printing but the maintance light is still on and the green light is still flashing

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  • Kirk Augustin
    Kirk Augustin May 11, 2010

    What kind of printer? Does it have plenty of ink, paper, etc.? Is there a slipping belt, jam, etc.? Is there a self test mode?

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Are you using XP OS, go to computer properties then go to device manager, click on universal serial bus controller, look for usb printing support, uninstall it. unplug printer usb cable from back of computer and replug it on a different usb port, try reprinting. if all fails try to reinstall driver.

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Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Epson Stylus photo 810/ink jet printer

Hi Alan

I expect by now you've solved this problem - but just in case .....

The waste ink "protection" counter has exceeded its limit and needs resetting. You can do this easily by using the SSC utility - download from:

http://www.ssclg.com/epsone.shtml

Install it, and double click the ssc printer icon in the bottom right corner (System Tray). Choose Configuration and set your printer type (810), then close the ssc window. Now right click the ssc icon in the sytem tray and choose Protection Counter. You should see that the current count is above the limit; then choose reset to set it to zero. Turn the printer off then back on again. This will stop the lights flashing and restore normal operation.

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SOURCE: c43 stylus does'nt print while red and green lights stay on

If the light are flashing, it mean waste ink full. You must clean waste ink pad, and reset the counter. You can use SSC, find at indoreset.blogspot.com. But,.. you said the light are on. try to resinstall driver. after printer recognised by comp, check status monitor. Green light on is power on, and red on mean chip error/ink out error/cartridge error.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: red and green lights flashing, won't print or

The heads are clogged. Unplug the printer remove the cartridges and dump them (never use the same brand of it or the same ink),pour some cleaning fluid there and leave it to soak. If you have some empty cartridges fill them with cleaning fluid and use them.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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