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Ink Cartridge Error 2

I have tried buying new ink cartridges and they still do not work what is the best solution if it is a hardware issue.

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Resetting the All-in-One

  • Press the On (Ink Cartridge Error 2 - fa37665.gif) button to turn off the unit.
  • Disconnect the power cord from the back of the unit.
  • Connect the power cord to the back of the unit.
  • Press the On (a477fdf.gif) button to turn on the unit.

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