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I have replaced the ink in my printer, but the red button is still on and it wont print whats up with it

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Make sure that the ink is Epson Genuine Cartridges. Epson does not like Generic. Also, with Epson, all the cartridges must be full. It will not print with either empty or generic.
Get rid of what is in que, thurn off, then turn back on, then que up the documents again to print.
Good Luck :0)

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