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Won't print Toner light went on, changed the toner, printer still won't print. Opened "active printers" it shows up as an error message.

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You may have a bad cartridge.
This usually happens when you use generic or refilled cartridges.
Try another cartridge.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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