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Lexmark x3430 low ink warning

I got a lex x3430 as a gift. It uses a #24 cartridge. The way it is set up it will not print when the ink warning says it is time to reorder ink even though there is ink left. The Lexmark service person I contacted said it is designed to do that and is a single use cartridge. I refilled it and it still shows order ink and will not print. Is there a way to get around this by deleting the ink warning? If so could you let me know what files need to be deleted? Tx, Chromazar

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  • cthomas5 Aug 25, 2008

    I have the same problem with the x3420. I replaced the cartridge with a new one and it still displays the "ink low" message and will not print. Is there any way to reset the printer once you change the cartridge ?

    Thanks for the help

  • hababy_99 Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem I have looked for lexmark 24A cartiage but there should be a way around it it anyone fix this problem please let me know

  • bernards42 Jan 05, 2009

    I have reffiling the cartridge, but the warning ink low is shown.........how to fix it ?.......thanks.

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When you installed the new ink cartridge did you go into your program menu and find the lexmark solution center? If not, you have to go to the solution center, choose the maintenance menu and tell it you have installed the new ink cartridge. If you don't it will not recognize the new one.

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I have read in another forum that the #24 ink cartridge is designed only for single use but there is a #24a you must purchase, which can be refilled and reused. i hope that is of use to someone

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You could try uninstalling the thing compleatly then restart the pc and reinstall it. Don't know if that will help. Sometimes refilled cartridges just don't work and you end up spending the money on a new one anyway.

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