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pronexs
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print cartridge missing or not detected

Out of nowhere my hp photosmart c4200 printer just started giving me the error message "print cartridge missing or not detected" for the colored cartridge. I have replace the ink and it still says the same thing. WHY???????????? its only like a year old
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m3tax
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Re: print cartridge missing or not detected

same with my 4850.

 

What a piece of crap.

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MrBigdraws
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Re: print cartridge missing or not detected

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If anyone else is having this problem, this seemed to have worked for me... hopefully crossing my fingers...

 

Anyway, I just cleaned the copper connection on the back of the cartridge with distilled water and cotton swabs.  Squeeze the water out of the swab so it is only damp, and use a dry one to dry it when it looks clean.  Hope this helps.

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