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I can get the printer icon up, but cannot find where to click to change the cartridges on my DX7400 I used to go into printer preferences.

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Look in the notification bar on the lower right of your monitor, it where your clock appear check if there is any printer icon in there, left clickj on it then there should be instruction there on how to replace you ink cartridge, if find nothing try reinstalling the printer software

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Canon i470d will not print color, checked status and settings.


Hi

Check the Printing Preferences

Start > (Control Panel) > Printer(s) > right click on Canon i470d icon > Printing Preferences > General

Select Colo(u)r Printing > Apply > OK.

Also try Nozzle Check and Print Head Cleaning:

Start > (Control Panel) > Printer(s) > right click on Canon i470d icon > Printing Preferences > Maintenance.

If these do not work, change the colou cartridge and then perform Head Cleaning and/or Nozzle Check and Head Cleaning, as appropriate.

I hope this helps.

You may need to do Head Cleaning after every cartridge change.

Aug 27, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Print Head Cleaning Cycle


Please confirm that the head cleanings were done using the most effective method listed below.

1. Make sure the printer is turned on but not printing.

NOTE: You cannot clean the print head if the any of the cartridges are expended. Replace the appropriate ink cartridge before proceeding.

2. Load letter size paper.

3. Click on START.

For Windows 95/98/ME: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PROPERTIES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows 2000: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows XP: Click CONTROL PANEL, PRINTERS AND FAXES. Right click your EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. If this icon is not showing, select VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS. Then right click the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows Vista: Click CONTROL PANEL, HARDWARE AND SOUND then PRINTERS. Note: these steps may vary depending on how Vista is setup. Right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

4. Click on the UTILITY or MAINTENANCE tab, then click on HEAD CLEANING.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the print head. Cleaning takes about 30 seconds, during which time the printer makes some noise and the power light flashes. Never turn off the printer while the power light is flashing, unless the printer has not moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

6. When the power light stops flashing click PRINT NOZZLE CHECK PATTERN and then click NEXT.

7. If the nozzle check pattern has no gaps in its lines, click FINISH. If the pattern has any gaps, click CLEAN to clean the printhead again.

8. If the situation continues after three cleaning cycles and nozzle checks, replace one of the affected ink cartridge(s).

9. Once the cartridge(s) has been replaced, please follow steps one through seven up to three times.

If the nozzle check still has gaps after you have run at least 3 consecutive cleaning cycles and replaced the affected ink cartridge(s), your printer will require service.

***

Use the Printer Driver Utility to clean the print head. Alternatively, try this SSC Service Utility.
Also try changing the affected ink cartridge.
All else fails, your printer will require service.

***

We know that having a printer serviced/fixed costs more than buying a new one, check out this link http://www.epson.com/loyalty .

on Jun 15, 2008 | Epson Stylus Photo 1280 InkJet Printer

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I need a manual with the instructions how to replace ink cartridges


Hi,
Depend of the brand name and model number of you printer..also try to check-up your printer Casing.
I know some printer have instruction already wrote at the case of your printer "how to change printer Ink cartridge. also you can replace your ink cartridge using software operating system command.
Try to do this step.
Click start
Click printers and faxes > right click your default printer icon ( like hp, canon etc.) > choose and click properties
Click printing preferences
Under printing preferences you can see there services
Click services
And then choose cartridge replace( please follow software step-by-step instructions to replace your ink cartridge just read the instruction carefully)

Hope this information will be helpful.
Regards

Aug 25, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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My dx7400 all in one printer is only printing in pale blue, where it was fine. no cartridges need changing so how can I open the case containing the ink to check it is pushed in ok as it only opens when a...


No it should open anytime you go thru the utility printing preference.

You can always do it thru the utility.
click on start, click on printer n faxes
You will see your epson icon with a check mark, double click on that icon, click on printer tab, then slect printing preferences, printing preferences utility will come up. click on tab, Click on the Maintenance Tab as shown below, then select ink replacement icon. I have a red bullit it for you to see. If you find this helpful pls rate me.



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Thanks and Good Luck.

Feb 09, 2010 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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Green and red lights are blinking. I can't reset my cartridge because it won't go out.


You can always do it thru the utility.
click on start, click on printer n faxes
You will see your epson icon with a check mark, double click on that icon, click on printer tab, then slect printing preferences, printing preferences utility will come up. click on tab, Click on the Maintenance Tab as shown below, then select ink replacement icon. I have a red bullit on it for you to see.
Follow thru like changing cartridges.

If you find this helpful pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck.
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Feb 05, 2010 | Epson Stylus C43SX InkJet Printer

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Cannot get to liitle box to replace the ink cartridges,the box where the cartridges go in, I do not know how to get the cartridges box to stop so I can get them in,I would like advice from start to finish...


You can always do it thru the utility.
click on start, click on printer n faxes
You will see your epson icon with a check mark, double click on that icon, click on printer tab, then slect printing preferences, printing preferences utility will come up. click on tab, Click on the Maintenance Tab as shown below, then select ink replacement icon. I have a red bullit on it for you to see. Follow thru to changing cartridges. It will move the ink station to the proper stop.

If you find this helpful pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck.
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Feb 04, 2010 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Inkjet Printer/...

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Unable to install black ink cartridge on my Epsom Styus nx110 printer. Help Cartridge think cassette won't stop where I can install the toner, just goes back to the right. It is tax time, you know.


You can always do it thru the utility.
click on start, click on printer n faxes
You will see your epson icon with a check mark, double click on that icon, click on printer tab, then slect printing preferences, printing preferences utility will come up. click on tab, Click on the Maintenance Tab as shown below, then select ink replacement icon. Follow thru to changing cartridges. It will move the ink station to the proper stop.

If you find this helpful pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck.

Feb 03, 2010 | Epson Stylus D92 InkJet Photo Printer

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EPSON DX7400 ALL IN ONE PRINTER INK CHANGE


ok just done it - i always have to look it up too!

find the default printer from your control panel
click right click and pick properties

then hit printing preferences

then click tab marked maintenance
and follow the ink cartridge replacement instruction

printer leads you through no probs - hope this helps

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Epson Stylus DX7400 - Ink cartriges


Lift the scanner up to expose the inside of the printer. Thers a button "stop" top left face of printer, press and release and the print cartridge holder will move, press again and it will stop at the colour that needs replacing, press again (total four times) to show if other cartridges are ok. Press again and the cartridge carrier will return to right of the machine. Lift the lid (grey colour) to show the cartridges, remove and replace the ones that have been shown to be empty. Close the lid, it should click. Close the scanner down again. Press "start" to recharge the cartridge. ANy other problems try the epson support site. Good luck.

Aug 31, 2008 | Epson Stylus C86 InkJet Printer

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Color printing problem for Epson CX4200


try this :

Please confirm that the head cleanings were done using the most effective method listed below.

1) Make sure the printer is turned on but not printing.

NOTE: You cannot clean the print head if the any of the cartridges are expended. Replace the appropriate ink cartridge before proceeding.

2) Load letter size paper.

3) Click on START.

For Windows 95/98/ME: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then RIGHT-CLICK on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PROPERTIES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows 2000: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then RIGHT-CLICK on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows XP: Click CONTROL PANEL, PRINTERS AND FAXES. RIGHT-CLICK your EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. If this icon is not showing, select VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS. Then RIGHT-CLICK the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows Vista: Click CONTROL PANEL,HARDWARE AND SOUND then PRINTERS. Note: these steps may vary depending on how Vista is setup. RIGHT-CLICK on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

4) Click on the UTILITY or MAINTENANCE tab, then click on HEAD CLEANING.

5) Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the printhead. Cleaning takes about 30 seconds, during which time the printer makes some noise and the power light flashes. Never turn off the printer while the power light is flashing, unless the printer has not moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

6) When the power light stops flashing click PRINT NOZZLE CHECK PATTERN and then click NEXT.

7) If the nozzle check pattern has no gaps in its lines, click FINISH. If the pattern has any gaps, click CLEAN to clean the printhead again.

8) If the situation continues after three cleaning cycles and nozzle checks, replace one of the affected ink cartridge(s).

9) Once the cartridge(s) has been replaced, please follow steps one through seven up to three times.

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