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I have an HP Photosmart 5160. The red exclimation is blinking as well as the green power button. There are also 2 ink drops present in the screen. Any suggestions as to how I can fix this.

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HERE is a link directly to HP's troubleshooting documentation for your model printer and possible solutions. Looks like the ink cartridges are low or empty.

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

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I have the exact same problem, same blinking lights and ink blobs and it has nothing to do with low ink! Havent figured it out yet though and its driving me crazy!!

Posted on Jan 04, 2013

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