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Changing ink cartridge

Cartridge holder will not move to access ink cartridge using instructions on lid. it just plays peek a boo and then hides again

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  • kwaggmire07 Jun 28, 2008

    solved my own prob w/different site . illustration on my printer lid instructs to push the "clean" button for 10 secs,when actually its the paper feed button.Friday afternoon at the illustration label factory i guess.

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Thank you so much. After hours of holding the button down as instructed and almost mangling my hand to try and grab the cartridge, your solution worked great.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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