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Ihave a lexmark x1240 and I just bought new ink. It printed one time last week but hasn't printed since. I have cleaned the cartridges with warm water and still all i get are blank sheets of paper. The printer goes through the motions but all I get are blank sheets of paper.

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Hello sir; Try ro reset your printer , UNPLUG power wait for one minute plug in and switch on, hope it will take care of you.

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Click Install New Print Cartridge

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