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I purchased 926 photo ink cartridge dell order no 5722324968 and have installed it. I have checked that the protective tape has been removed and have installed it into left hand holder with another colour cartridge in right hand holder but the quality of printing is very bad. A problem indicator is showing telling me to remove protective strip from cartridge. Please can you advise. Thanks

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Either a fragment of strip is still stuck on cartridge, or cartridge is faulty

Posted on May 03, 2008

  • Ginko
    Ginko May 03, 2008

    Try first unplugging printer from power for a couple of minutes, so to reset it. Try also removing cartridge and putting it back. If the error persists, then there may be a fragment of cello strip still on the cartridge , check it and eventually remove it.
    If there is none then the cartridge is faulty (they have a sensor), in this case take it back to retailer and ask a replacement.

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