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Won't print seems to be communication problem between Presario 6000 running XP and the printer. Printer will copy but will not print from computer.

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    I changed the black ink cartridge on my epson stylus 6600. My printer will print when pushing the button, but will not print from the computer. It worked fine for several days after I changed the ink cartridge, but now it doesn't. I don't know if the two are related.Can you help?

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I would suggest uninstalling the printer, and it's software. Then follow the instructions from Epson to reinstall the printer. I would reboot the system after uninstalling the printer. The reinstall it and the software.

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Printer will photocopy but will not print from my computer.
I have changed the inkjets.

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Next, try this printer self-test by following the steps given below:

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No:
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