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Just want to SCAN, with image going to computer

MFC continues to beep low/out ink, refusing to initiate a SCAN when button is pushed. I don't use the MFC for copying or printing or fax - just for scanning. Can I disable the ink situation? Thanks.

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Machine always refuses ANY function if a color is empty.

You can cheat the machine by sticking some thin black adhesive tape around the cart nose (looking from above onto the cartholder within the printer it is the right hand side of the cart).

This signals the machine a full cart.

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