08-25-2014 10:58 PM
My HP ENVY 100 printer has worked in the past with HP remanufactured cartridges, but for the first time I am getting the INK CARTRIDGE FAILURE without the ability to get beyond that message. These are both NEW cartridges purchased at Office Depot. Previously, if I took the cartridge out and replaced it, I could get beyond that rejection. Apparently not this time! I cannot get past the message, "Cartridges listed above are damaged or have failed. Remove them and replace with new cartridges." I cleaned the connections as advised and it did not solve the issue. Any other solutions?
08-25-2014 11:08 PM - edited 08-25-2014 11:09 PM
The document here may help resolve the issue, cleaning the cartridge contacts as shown in solution two may help.
If not I would suggest returning the cartridge to Office Depot for a replacement. It appears you have a defective cartridge, not unusual for third party cartridges. See the document here for a study of third party cartridge reliability: http://www.buyerslab.com/products/samples/HP-Inkje
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