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Blue ink I have inserted a blue canon number 8 ink cartridge but because it is a 8 PC instead of just 8... printer says it doesn't recognize cartridge... how can I fix this? Cartridge is right size etc.. just is a photo ink

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  • 7redroses Aug 14, 2007

    I figured it out by myself...I used the old gold chip that tells the printer which color I am using off the old ink and replaced it on the new ink cartridge... worked fine so I could print!!! :-)

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Very good..........

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