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Printing problems ink light is blinking even though cartridge has been replaced on hp 6122 i have replaced color and black. help~ been all summer without and it is time for school to start back.

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    how can i solve my problem in my printer in this the same case?



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There are a couple of things that you can try.
1.) Using the "Clean print heads" Utility on the printer.
2.) Unplug it and let it sit for a few minutes (it shouldn't take that long, but to be on the safe side). This will clearly the RAM and possibly the issue.
3.) If you are not using genuine HP cartridges this could also be the problem. I don't know if the 6122 implements CRI's cryptography firewall chip, but if it does "generic" or refilled/remanufactured cartridges won't work.
4.) As odd as it sounds, sometimes just letting about 15 pages run though clears the problem up; I would try this as a last resort (or before buying the expensive HP cartridges) because it will use up your paper and ink.

Good Luck!

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The printer is fine but the ink cartage is new but the ink will always come out to lite

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Unfortunately there is little you can do to troubleshoot hardware malfunctions like this you describe. Especially on inkjet printers. You would be better off getting a replacement printer.

Make sure you take the plastic guards off the cartridges, other than that there really isn't much more you can do.

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