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Printer will not print.

I replaced the printer cartariges, but the orange light continues to blink indicating that it needs more ink. I tried to do a test print, but it will not print. I checked the cables, and they are connected properly. what am I doing wrong?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    the orange light is blinking, and there is no printning.

  • angvic Aug 16, 2008

    The organge light on the printer keeps flashing, I have put a new cartridge in but still no help. The colour cartridge has been empty for quite some time but it was still working no problems - can anyone help

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In your print utility, you need to calibrate your printer, which will print a test page and realign your cartridges. It should be OK after this. If not restart the printer and the computer.

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

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