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Hi,

Ever have blinking lights on your printer that just will not go away? Ever install a new ink cartridge in your printer and it still thinks the old one is there? you can try one simple thing: unplug it. The first thing to remember about this solution is that unplugging the printer is not the same as turning the printer off. If you have error messages or cartridge communication problems, then turning off the printer is not going to do anything. It has to be physically unplugged from the wall or the back of the printer itself (you don’t have to unplug the printer from the computer). The second and most important thing is that the printer must be unplugged for at least one minute. I am sure, you will solve your memory problem.

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