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Pritner error The printer's check print cartridge light is flashing and 'E' appeared in the copies window. The cartridge in the printer was refilled and has been working. For no particular reason, the above problem pops up when I try to use this today.

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  • Anonymous May 08, 2008

    added new ink cartridges black and tri color and I'm still getting the same error, flashing light and the E.

  • suetink May 10, 2008

    Same problem with cartridges; then when both replaced, printer started flashing the "E" saying no paper. Paper was in the tray. I tried loading paper every which way, tried different kinds of paper, but still get flashing "E" and message saying no paper... Can anyone help with this?

    Thanks much




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Cartridge will need to be replaced, not only does the ink in them run out but the electronics that control the head burn out/corrode

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