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Install black ink cartridg

Normally, i take out old and put in new. I did that, but it keeps saying needs black ink. Is there a step I am missing. I've turned it off/on, pressed the button on the right, etc. HELP!

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Check that the "contacts" are clean with no smears, reinsert the cartridge

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