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C4400 printer will not work

Message on the screen says "Print Cartridge(s) missing or not detected." I went to google and followed the solutions provided by HP. The cartridges are HP products (one color and one black and white) and have been working fine until a few days ago.
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Hi, the problem seems with the logic board inside the printer, are you in a position to open the printer and try some stunts, that is only if you have done it earlier.. let me know??

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did you remove the tape from the new cartridge ?

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There is a small spring that holds the ink cartridge in the ink holder. You will see it stick out from the right hand side of the ink holder where the ink cartridge slides in. If that spring isn't being held to the ink holder by two plastic tabs, (I.E. the plastic tabs are broken) the printer will never recognize the cartridge. If the printer is still under warranty I would contact HP or an authorized repair center for HP. Both the black and color ink holder has this spring. I know of no way to repair this kind of breakage.

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