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There are two ways you can remove the error message from your printer..

the first is to reset the printer and the second is to replace the waster absorber. If the reset thing did not work for your then you'll be spending money to replace the absorber.

How to reset? follow these steps
1. Turn off the printer...press and hold the resume/cancel button... then press and hold also the power button..
2. Release the resume/cancel button while holding still the power button.
3.(While still holding the power button)...press three times the resume/cancel button
4. (After pressing the resume/cancel button three times)...release the power button
5. Wait for a couple of seconds.. when the led stops blinking and turn green..Press the resume/cancel button four times.
6. Press the power button...some functions will be perform before the printer return to menu selection mode..
7. Turn off the monitor wait for 5 seconds, then turn it on and try printing..

Hope that solve the waste ink absorber in your printer..


If you find this solution helpful..would you be kind to rate this solution and vote for this on the help below..thanks..

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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