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Utility icons for ink cartridges are not registering

A student in class moved the ink mechanism by hand and now the printer
will not print and the utility function is not monitoring the ink levels. The icon remains grey

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Unplug printer from wall 12 secs apply 3 drops of 3in 1 oil to top of carriage bar (the big silver bar ink cartridges travel on) and plug back in to reset printer restart computer then try printing

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I have an hp psc 1215 all-in-one. My black cartridge won't print. It recognises if I swap it out for a new one, and goes through all the motions. It registers the correct ink levels. The cradle...


The problem is not with the ink-cartridges. You've proved that, by swapping BLACK cartridges.

The problem is that the ink-jets that spray the BLACK ink onto the paper are clogged.
Thus, no BLACK ink reaches the paper.

Open the HP Printing Assistant, and open Utilities, and run a few "print-head-cleaning" cycles, to try to unclog the print-head.

Jul 19, 2011 | HP PSC 1215 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Screen says 'Press the OK button to replace ink cartridge' but when I do, it shuts off. Then comes right back on to the same same message. Can't figure out the problem.


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.

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Mar 29, 2010 | Epson CX8400 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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On Epsom Stylus NX110 I cannot get the cartridges to the change position If I go into cartridge replacement utility I cannot open that and do not have a printer in the lower right hand corner to access...


Here is what I found on Epson Web site. Click on link below. IF YOU FIND THIS HELPFUL PLS RATE ME. THANKS AND GOOD LUCK......

http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&infoType=Doc&oid=128285&prodoid=63083739&category=Products

If you need to change a cartridge before it or any other cartridges are low or expended, run the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility.

You cannot print or copy when an ink cartridge is expended even if the other cartridges are not expended. Replace any expended cartridges before printing or copying.

Leave your old cartridges in the Epson Stylus NX110 Series until you are ready to replace them to prevent the print head nozzles from drying out.
When an installed ink cartridge is more than six months old, you may need to replace it if your printouts do not look their best, even after cleaning and aligning the print head.
Follow the instructions in these sections to check and replace your ink cartridges:
Replace Cartridges Using a Printer Software Utility
For best printing results, use up a cartridge within six months of opening the package. If you need to replace a cartridge when the ink light is flashing or off (before the cartridge is expended), you can run the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility.

1. Windows: Right-click the printer icon in the bottom right corner of your screen (the taskbar) and select Printer Settings. Click the Maintenance tab.
Macintosh: Open the Applications folder, open EPSON Printer Utility3, select your printer (if necessary), and click OK.

You see one of these screen SEE ATTACHMENT BELOW

2. Click the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility icon and follow the on-screen instructions to replace your ink cartridges as necessary


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Mar 21, 2010 | Epson Stylus NX115 All-In-One InkJet...

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THe power comes on but thi ink cartrige wont slide over to load the ink. Ipressed ENGLISH and OK


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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Mar 10, 2010 | Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet...

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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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How to change ink cartridge in epsonnx110


Here is what I found on Epson Web site. Click on link below. IF YOU FIND THIS HELPFUL PLS RATE ME. THANKS AND GOOD LUCK......

http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&infoType=Doc&oid=128285&prodoid=63083739&category=Products

If you need to change a cartridge before it or any other cartridges are low or expended, run the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility.

You cannot print or copy when an ink cartridge is expended even if the other cartridges are not expended. Replace any expended cartridges before printing or copying.

Leave your old cartridges in the Epson Stylus NX110 Series until you are ready to replace them to prevent the print head nozzles from drying out.

When an installed ink cartridge is more than six months old, you may need to replace it if your printouts do not look their best, even after cleaning and aligning the print head.
Follow the instructions in these sections to check and replace your ink cartridges:
Replace Cartridges Using a Printer Software Utility
For best printing results, use up a cartridge within six months of opening the package. If you need to replace a cartridge when the ink light is flashing or off (before the cartridge is expended), you can run the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility.

1. Windows: Right-click the printer icon in the bottom right corner of your screen (the taskbar) and select Printer Settings. Click the Maintenance tab.
Macintosh: Open the Applications folder, open EPSON Printer Utility3, select your printer (if necessary), and click OK.

You see one of these screen SEE ATTACHMENT BELOW
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2. Click the Ink Cartridge Replacement utility icon and follow the on-screen instructions to replace your ink cartridges as necessary

Jan 01, 2010 | Epson Stylus NX115 All-In-One InkJet...

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Cant change ink cartridge on my Epson C91


cannot change ink. Turn on, and just unplug power when cartridge is moving. cartridge will stop not in parking position. Just move head by hand to replacement position.

May 02, 2009 | Epson Stylus Photo 1400 Printer

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Seem unable to get my ink cartridge holder in middle position to insert new cartridge. have tried 2 TR27 copy cartridges from ABITECH Nottingham but both made the error light flash ! Printer id EPSON...


I cannot remember if the Status Monitor (SM) of the 810 has a "change cartridge" facility, but it's easy to check. Right click the printer icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen and select printer settings. Then click the maintenance tab - is "change cartridge" one of the options? If so, use it. If it isn't you can download the SSC utility from

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

and use this to move the cartridge to the cartridge change position - don't forget to use it to do an ink charge cycle after you have replaced the cartridge.

There is also the "generic" approach. Turn the printer on, and as soon as the print head starts to move, pull the power lead out of the printer, or turn it off at the mains. The print head should now be free to move (gently!) by hand to the cartridge change position. The snag here is there is no inherent means of running an ink charge cycle - do a couple of head clean cycles instead.

Sep 15, 2008 | Epson Stylus Color 460 InkJet Printer

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Ink cartridge light keeps blinking


you need to print only in black if that is all the ink you have, and also you need to remove the color cartridge as it still registers in the printer as able to be used, although it is empty or near so. Did you remove the tape over the print head fron the new ink cartridge? Do a print head alignment, or use the toolbox icon to tell the printer that you just replaced the cartridge. Some HP models chip the ink cartridges so even a refill wont register as a full tank and the printer wont print. chip needs to be reset (difficult) or just replaced with a new cartridge.

Jul 07, 2008 | HP DeskJet 940c InkJet Printer

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