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Unlock scanner x83

I get the message "unlock scanner" on the screen. I just put in a new black ink cart. Everything was working just fine up to than. What do I do to correct this problem?

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  • smiley15 Aug 13, 2008

    i tried to unlock the scanner but it is not giving up. I ever tried the upgrade filmware but it seems it is not effective till this scanner is unlocked. Please advise

  • megz033 Sep 18, 2008

    I put in new ink cartridges and now the computer screen says unlock scanner, how do I fix this?

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Please use this link :

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Good luck..

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