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I have a Canon MP600 and with all cartridges full the screen keeps saying, "More Than One Ink Tank of The Following Color is Installed" - and it refers to the black on the far left that does not indicate that it is empty. Ditto on the 8M tank that just got replaced. Any suggestions? Jack Stengel "jstengel@sio.midco.net"

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You may try cleaning the part where the cartridges meet, it is often copper use a cotton cloth and clean with a very light pressure,
If it doesn't solve the problem you may try using another ink cartridge or try to use your cartridge on other printer of the same model,
I would suggest you use original ink cartridges because using non genuine inks causes errors such as this, may i suggest you check also your cartridge for the possibility of it not being genuine or just a replacement part

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