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Hp Deskjet F4480 continually reads out of paper even though its not and will not print. This problem occured only after I refilled the cartridges and put them back in.

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Ok, I had this problem too and it started after I replaced the ink cartrtidges. The printer had a flashing light and the software read "out of paper". I can't be exactly sure what fixed it but here's what I did: I unplugged the printer while it was still on and left it unplugged for several hours (several minutes should have the same effect of clearing the device's memory, I just had to go to a meeting). I then plugged it back in and the printer fed the paper, but was feeding it sideways. I removed that paper and put a single piece of 4x6 photo paper in it and it fed that paper sideways also, crinkling it up. I tried a few more times by hitting the 'Cancel' button which would cause it to try to refeed the paper. I then checked the back of the printer and discovered the back panel had come loose at some point. I replaced it and the printer then fed a sheet correctly and printed the alignment page. I think the thing that fixed the issue was leaving the machine unplugged for awhile.

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Go to the following website and download the freeware InkMonitor 2.1.2: http://www.pokluda.cz/. You have to add data about new cartridge. HP60 ink cartridge information, 200 pages per cartridge. This works great for me. It gives you a history of everything printed. This way you can gauge when its time to refill your cartridges. You must refill before they run out of ink or you will burn out the print heads and have to replace them.

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Can you remove the battery from an hp F4480 printer to make it ignore incompatible cartridge message


Unfortunately, this does not work.

With respect to the HP 60 cartridge error message ("Incompatible Print Cartridges") and inability to print with your HP Deskjet F4480 printer, this type of error is normally associated to an electrical connection issue between the printer and the cartridge, or more likely, an internal micro-electronic failure inside the cartridge itself (which is typical of the 'incompatible error' alert). These same failures can (and randomly do) occur with brand new ink cartridges.* To help identify the root cause, please run the 'Tap 41' cartridge's electrical / diagnostic tests below (refer to A. and B), this will identify which ink cartridge is causing the issue:

Please first verify the age of the ink cartridge(s)....look at imprinted date on front of ink cartridge. If this 'warranty expiration date' has expired, then potential internal electrical cartridge failures can occur due to internal corrosion, etc.

NOTE: Unfortunately, alignment pages and internal self test prints will usually print Ok even if the cartridge is internally electrically damaged. Do not use these test pages as a proxy for determining whether a cartridge is good or bad, only the 'Tap 41/43' diagnostic test report can yield this information.

As a temporary workaround, or if you are unable to determine which cartridge is causing the issue, remove one of the ink cartridges from the printer....this might place the printer into the 'single cartridge printer mode'....print jobs may then be executed from the computer (only):

An internal electrical failure of a cartridge can be confirmed by performing the following corrective/diagnostic steps:

A.Ensure BOTH carriage/flex cables and BOTH ink cartridge contacts are thoroughly clean before proceeding: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=1519

B.Validate the cartridge's electrical health by running the 'Tap 41' diagnostics test. Refer to DIAGNOSTIC TAP 41 video procedure at the following link on how to activate and read the service test:

http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=440 (HP 60 - Deskjet F2400/F4400/F4500 models)
    1.While holding the Power button, press Cancel (X) button 4 times, then press the Color Copy button once.
    2.Release the Power button.
    3.The 'Tap 41' diagnostic test print should print.


        --- Providing the color cartridge is partially functioning the Tap 41 diagnostic test print will be printed (this is a forced service print test which is mainly used for the evaluation of ink cartridge electrical health). A good HP 60/60XL color cartridge should display 1248 good nozzles, while a good HP 60/60XL black ink cartridge should show 336 good nozzles. If the results yield anything different then the ink cartridge is likely damaged and will need to be replaced. Refer to 2nd video on how to read the printout.
        http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=440 (HP 60 - Deskjet F2400/F4400/F4500 models)
        http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=444 (HP 60 - Deskjet F4200 model)

        ---- If the printer attempts to print the diagnostic test pattern (1 page) then the printer is generally considered operational and functional, if nothing is printed, but the printer attempts to print the pattern, then the tri-color ink cartridge is either empty, clogged or severely electrically damaged (black ink cartridge is not used). You can remove the tri-color cartridge, reactivate the tap 41 test and the printer will print the diagnostic test print in black ink.

            NOTE: To our team's knowledge there is no 'cartridge error bypass' method available for the HP Deskjet printer model. The cartridge will mostly likely need to be replaced with a new one.

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            Please note that we provide professional ink cartridge refilling services in multiple countries:
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            Costco United Kingdom (select stores): http://uk.costcoinkjetrefill.com/
            Fry's Electronics USA Ink Refill Service (34 stores): http://www.frys.com/ads/page51
            Best Buy Canada (4 stores) Refill Service: Downsview, Sherway, Toronto, & Vancouver (additional Toronto Best Buy stores opening in Fall 2014).
            Micro Center USA Refill Service (8+ stores): http://www.microcenter.com/site/content/refill-service.aspx

            We also have ink refilling centers in many University bookstores across the USA & Canada:
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            Queens University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) & University of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

            Refill Store Map Locator: http://www.go2ris.com/#findstore

            Our network of retailers stand behind the product and performance - guaranteed. Customers who have questions regarding the use of refilled ink cartridges can visit http://www.inkjet411.com or contact us directly at INKJET411HELP@GMAIL.COM

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