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My printer has a acartridge error message # 1203, telling me to consult my handbook, I have done that but cannot find out what the definition of ' cartridge error #1203' is?? I replaced my color cartridge, but the black ink one would not work (dried out) and I have to get a new one. I have placed both cartridges back in the printer.

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Try going to the following link and Updating your Drivers Software:
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&catid=-1&deviceid=12314&devlib=0&fileid=193695&formatcnt=1&impid=-1&libid=40&os=WW1&osl=en&releaseid=R145315&servicetag=&SystemID=PRN_ALL_A946&typecnt=0&vercnt=2

Also, Definately Make Sure To Buy Genuine Dell Cartridges for you Printer. If you get a Generic Cartridge, more than likely, you will recieve an error message. They are known for that. It is a good idea to change out the black cartridge now as well to rule out any other issues. Make sure to remove the protective film from the new cartridge before inserting it into the printer.
One more thing. After installing the new Update, go to Windows Updates and check there as well. ok? Good Luck and PLEASE don't forget to Rate My Solution. Thanks :)

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1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
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1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
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