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Hello. I am getting a message that my yellow toner cartridge is empty and the printer (Konica Minolta 2300W)refuses to print out anything, even though I got it into the B/W mode. The complete message is: "You are using an end-of-lifed (completely used) Yellow toner cartridge. For the best print quality, you are strongly recommended to replace it immediately." Also, the yellow cartridge is actually full as I replaced all of them recently. (There is also a warning that the cyan catrridge is also nearly empty, which is not true either!) Is there a way to fix this problem??? Thank you kindly for your cooperation!

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It won't print anything if one cartridge is empty, even black when the colour is empty. Are you using new or refilled cartridges? The cartridge has a chip on top that counts your number of prints, so it could feel full, but has reached it's end counter. Try another cartridge. That should solve your problem

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

  • yotkar Aug 08, 2010

    I am using new high capacity cartridges. I replaced all of them recently and have not printed much since.

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