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0% color ink

I installed a new color ink and cannot print due to "low color ink" error. I used the menu to check the ink level and it show 0%. I'm pretty sure the ink is good. Is it possible that the printer has failed to detect the ink level? If I just need to print a paper in black and white, how can I bypass the color ink check? Thanks, -Tom

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  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    Same problem. Without the color ink, it doesn't allow me to print with the black ink.

  • MaliaB Aug 07, 2008

    I can't print in color...put a new color AND a new black ink in just in case...will not print in color. Applied changes to properties when setting up to print - so it's not that. What's going on? Someone help me.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    Cleaned contacts still doesn't work! 







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We cannot bypass the color ink check, since the all-in-one uses little amount of even the color ink to print in black. Once check the expiry date of the color cartridge and clean the copper contacts of the cartridge and reinsert it again and then try to print. If the issue still persists replace the color cartridge and check for the result, if we experience the same issue even after replacing the color cartridge then the issue is with the all-in-one.

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