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Printer my printer tells me I have installed the wrong color cartridge. I took the cartridge to be refilled @ Walgreens & their machine rejected it saying it was not empty. So, I reinstalled into my printer & it told me the same thing. Cartridge is Tri-color 28. I only ever use brand-new Canon ink cartridges, so why does my printer reject such a new cartridge and thus make my printer unusable ?

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    My brand new Canon IP4200 with the ink cartridges that came with the printer states that there are two yellow ink cartridges. I have only printed a few pages now it will not print at all. Tried to restart, shut it off completely, and tried to clean printer heads but it will not because the error message pops back up.

    help!

    thanks.

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Hi , use the genuine canon ink cartridge the printer can identified the ink cartridge. and colors.

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