Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer

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HELP!! I'm soooo frustrated!

I bought one of these 5100's about a month ago, when I had to change the ink for the first time the check color ink light started blinking. I called tech support and 5 print heads and a replaced printer later I cannot get it to print anything. It goes through the motion of printing, sounds like it is but then no ink is on the paper! It spits out blank paper. :( Any ideas????

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  • tiffarnie Jun 22, 2008

    No I have Windows XP.

  • tiffarnie Jun 23, 2008

    LOL Yes I did.

  • tiffarnie Jun 23, 2008

    I have XP, are you saying the printer is set up for a vista program? I'm not sure I understand what you are saying.

  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    Changed color ink and it does not register that it was changed then the whole printer lost connection with computer. I am going to blog this to everyone to make sure they don't buy one

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    When you installed the cartridges did you remove all of the tape pieces off of the cartridges before you put them in the printer?



  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Is this hooked up to a Windows Vista computer?

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Ok. Vista could be the problem.

Try these drivers:

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/downloads/dln_ekn033539.jhtml?operatingSystem=windows_vista&downloadLanguage=en

These are for Vista. Once you install them, update the firmware in your printer and follow the instruction on this link when you do it.

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