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Problem with Dell ink jet refill....

I got a refill on my original ink cartridge from Walgreens but when I try to print it still shows the message that my cartridge is low in ink. It's very frustrating! If Walgreens has the ink for my particular Dell ink jet model J5566 then why doesn't it work on my printer?

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  • capriem Apr 24, 2008

    No, I replaced it without using the software.
    Is the same software that came along with the computer or do I have to get it separately?
    Thank you for helping me.

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    i installed my refilled ink cartridges and my computer says its low on ink

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Are you using the Dell software to replace the cartridge?
If you where just replacing without running the software then it wont know you have replaced the cartridge.
Let me know.
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Hi ,
The dell printers will not identify a refilled cartridge,but still you can print . i think u have refilled the standard color cartridge and you have the dell 924 printer. regarding the software , the dell printers have an inbuilt software which will automatically detect a new cartridge( not a refilled one). But if you want to do it from the computer you can try this.

click on start-------> All programs--------->dell printers------> Dell AIO 924 printer--------> Dell All in one center.

once you click on All in one center , you will find a page coming up on the screen , and on the top center of the page you will get an option called " Maintenance /Troubleshoot " click on that and then you will get an option " install New Cartridges" click on that and then install the refilled cartridge.

Let me know if it works....

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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