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I was given an HP 3200. I am getting an error message: Ink System has failed. Error 0xc05d1281. I do not want to buy new cartridges if that's not the problem. I can't find anything saying what this error is other than possible "dry ink" problem. Does that mean the cartridges are just old and unused?

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There there to much to tell you what to do but I found a link for you to see it will tell you what to do just click on the link it will take you there.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01458034&lc=en&dlc=he&cc=il&lang=he&rule=6783&product=3655608
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And it means that something went wrong in the ink manager internal printer software.
Try removing all the ink cartridges and then power off and on again the printer
If it asks for inserting the cartridges insert them one by one and see if the error appears, in that case the thing that provoke that error is that specific ink cartridge.
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Try the steps below and it should help.

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