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I have replaced an ink jet cartridge but the light does not come on ; it doesnt recognise the cartridge although it is a genuine canon original.

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Hoping that you bought the right cartridge, same label as the one replaced, the fault maybe in the connection, try cleaning it with a tissue paper. Wipe it clean and try again... If it doesn't, you needed someone to do it, experienced people, to avoid further damage...

Good luck...

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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Unplog the printer.open the catridges & put it again.check printer properties.if it shows the catridge it's all ok.
else re install the printer.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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    krishna Singh Jan 31, 2008

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