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My C7250 will not print with the Magenta or light magenta ink.

Ok, try holding * and push # then when it asks for the special key combo, enter 1 2 3
This will enter a service mode on your printer, there are numerous menus in there for performing service options. I would suggest going to the resets menu and try doing a semi-full reset. This will wipe all the settings from your printer and restore it to

Sep 29, 2016 | HP Photosmart C7250 All-In-One Thermal...


Reset Epson printer ink counter and ink cartridge

Two ways to reset your EPSON printer ink counter, ink cartridge, protection counter and more.

A. SSC Service Utility For EPSON Stylus Printers

This utility allows you to do many amazing things with your EPSON printers:
  • Work directly with CSIC in EPSON Stylus printers cartridges.
  • Reset or rewrite any chip using special add on device.
  • Freeze internal ink counters.
  • Reset internal ink counters even with empty cartridges.
  • Separate cleaning of color and black heads for all EPSON ink jet printers, powerful cleaning mode.
  • Hot swapping of cartridges supported.
  • Resetting of protection counter (even then it is already full).
  • More then 100 different EPSON printers supported.
This program helps people with high printing demands to save money (program works with both black and color cartridges). The software works under Windows 95/98/ME/2K2/XP with both the LPT and USB printers.

Click here for the SSC Service Utility for EPSON Stylus Printers

B. Using the EPSON Ink Pad Reset Utility

"Parts Inside Your Printer Has Reached The End Of Its Service Life"

Generally, this error message is caused by the malfunction of non user-replaceable parts within your printer. If your product is displaying the "End Of Life Service" message, please view and complete the required information from the link below to proceed.

Click here for the EPSON Ink Pad Reset Utility

on Jan 26, 2009 | Epson Stylus C88 InkJet Photo Printer

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How to reset expired hp 02 cartridge

I'm not sure what you mean by "reset" and whether you are speaking of ink jet or laser cartridges. From my experience all HP laser cartridges have a small chip (with a little circuitry) that counts down your pages and when it decides your cartridge is out of toner you cannot "reset" that chip, you can only replace it, so like when you refill the cartridge. Some of the HP laser printers let you override these toner level chips (my HP 1518ni does) but in many laser printers you are stuck when the chip counts down to '0' pages. Some printers will run if you remove the chip from the cartridge but from my experience most will not.
Ink jet cartridges are somewhat similar but I gave up on ink jet printers several years ago. I know for some brands (Epson?) you can buy a small tool that somehow resets the cartridge chip (so if you refill cartridges yourself); possibly there is something similar for HP ink jet cartridges.

Feb 13, 2015 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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Printer: HP OfficeJet L7780 All-In-One B/Y PrintHead First Installed: 03/26/2011 A few months ago, I purchased a brand new print head and the three pack of color ink. It worked fine for a few days...


Try reset your printer by following this procedure to reset it,

1. Without turning the unit off, unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
2. Press and hold # and 6 keys.
3. While holding those keys plug the power cord back in.
4. Wait until the screen goes blank before you release those keys.
5. Follow on printer screen instructions.This should fix the problem.

Jul 06, 2011 | HP Officejet Pro L7780 All-In-One InkJet...

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Printer says"waste ink near full"

The waste ink is a set of sponges inside the ink jet that absorb ink during the printhead cleaning.
For now you can keep printing by pressing and holding the printer's On/Off button for one second. Then wait 10 seconds and press the On/Off button again. Wait until the printer finishes cycling before trying to print again. See Canon's support page for details: . Search for Waste Ink Full.

When the waste ink tank is full, then you will not be able to print until the unit is serviced. Canon will service this for you. (Free except for shipping if the printer is under warranty, standard $$ otherwise) However under normal use, the waste ink full counter should be reached its limit near the expected end of life of the printer. Additional failures may occur soon.

This is a messy job and may be a lot more work than you want to do. Have plenty of newspaper to absorb the ink if you try this. You need to disassemble the printer to reach them. One set is under the area where the printhead sits when the printer is idle. The other is further down in the center. You will need to remove a few small screws to access the bottom set. Once you get them out, blot off most of the ink and then run under water until the ink is completely out of the pads. Blot the areas where the pads sit of the excess ink as well. Then dry the pads (you can use a blow dryer to speed this step). Then reassemble the printer. (Alternatively, order replacement pads from Canon)
See for additional comments from others who have tried this.

Next you can reset the counter. (Do not do this reset before cleaning or replacing the ink pads; waste ink will smear everywhere.)

Resetting the Waste Ink Volume Counter
1) Enter SERVICE MODE.---
By pressing [Menu] then [Copy] then [#]
2) Select TEST MODE. (using + or - keys)
3) Press the [OK] key.
3) Press the [8] key. (TEST MODE)
4) Press the [3] key.
5) Press the [0] key. (INK COUNT).
6) Press the [OK] key.
7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key
9) Press the [ON/OFF]

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Feb 20, 2011 | Canon MultiPASS MP700 All-In-One InkJet...

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It is not recommend you try to fix it yourself, you can try to manually reset the error code, but if the waste ink is really nearly full and you reset it, it could damage the printer pretty severely. Here are manual reset instructions for a similar model printer, it should work on the F60 if the buttons are the same:

1) Enter Service mode by pressing: menu-copy-#
2) select: Test Mode
3) select [8] printer test in test mode
4) select 3 [eeprom clear]
5) select 0 [ink count]
6) press the [stop/reset] key (returning to the state of 3), and press the [on/off] key

If that doesn't work try this one:

1) Enter service mode by pressing MENU,COPY,SCAN,COPY,COPY
2) Select TEST MODE
4) Select 3 (EEPROM CLEAR)
5) Select 0 (INK COUNT)
6) Press the SET key
7) Press the (Stop/Reset) key, returns to the state of 3, then press the ON/OFF key

Sep 15, 2010 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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How do I change the waste ink absorber in a canon ink jet printer

Hi you can try this.

To reset waste tank full error in MP730.

1. Hit the "menu": Key
2. Hit "Copy" Key
3. Hit "#" Key
4. Scroll thru the menu headings until you come to "Test Mode" - 12th heading
5. Hit the "3" button- this will bring up Eprom Clear
6. Hit "0" button
7. Hit the "Stop" button

Can only try then your printer go on longer but some time the other you need to clean out the waste ink it inside the printer go to open up all.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.

All The Best: Pineworks

Dec 28, 2009 | Canon MultiPASS MP730 All-In-One InkJet...

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Waste ink tank full

try resetting printer as follows.
Reset Waste Ink
By pressing Menu, Copy, Scan, Copy, Copy
2) Select TEST MODE.
3) Select [8] PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE.
4) Select 3. [EEPROM CLEAR].
5) Select 0. [INK COUNT].
6) Press the [Set] key.
7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key (returning to the state of 3)), and then press the [ON/OFF] key.

Jun 28, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP780 All-In-One InkJet...

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