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I put a tesco brand identical cartridge into my Lexmark 5600 and a message said that the cartridge was not compatible with my printer. As i said the new cartridge was identical to the old one. Please help.

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Unfortunately, the printer manufacturers want to make money selling cartridges. So they add little things that tell the printer if this is a genuine cartridge from the manufacturer. The alternate brands can not always keep up with this coding. Before you give up, try reseating the new cartridge. Otherwise, try the manufacturer's exact replacement cartridge.

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