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My Epsom Stylus C45 was running low on black ink. The second button on top was blinking red because I tried to print. So, I opened the cover and pressed the second button to get the cartridge out, and nothing happens. I can't remove the cartridge to replace the ink!

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Yes you can still move the inks first put the power off on and then you go to look very close to where the cartridges are and at the bottom of the inks you see a little leaver you can pull this up and at same time slide the ink cartridges to the middle so you then can change them but do the careful.
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