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I need to remove the ink cartridges from my Kodak Easyshare 5100 All-In-One printer so I can recycle the printer, but I don't have the power cord. Is it possible to remove the ink without turning on the printer? The printhead seems to be stuck in place to the right where the opening is not big enough to remove the black cartridge.

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It is best to power up the printer before removing an ink cartridge. If that is not possible, then push the power button to release any stored electricity and then grab the cartridge and slide it towards you. The cartridge is in a holder that is connected to a bar that goes straight acrossed. It should slide when pulled? If it is locked down, then remove the screws that hold the top case and remove it to expose the cartride and remove it.

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