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Somebody gifted me some ink printer cartridges they had purchased via HP Instant Ink.  If I recall correctly, they upgraded their printer, and returned the old incorrect cartridges, but then they received a 2nd shipment of the cartridges in addition to the correct ones for their new printer.  So, the lady offered them up in a FB group (Buy Nothing, nationwide), and gifted them to me.  I went to use the first one the other day, and I guess I'm blocked from using it.  Is there a way for me to use them -- I hate them to simply go to waste!  TIA.

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Hi @acford59,

 

Welcome to the HP Support Community.

 

I'd like to help!

 

The cartridges you got as a gift are for instant ink printers only and I am afraid those ink cartridges may not work on any other printer.

 

You may refer to this document here

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Hi @acford59,

 

As we did not hear from you, I'll be closing this case for now. Hope I was able to fix the issue. If you need further assistance, feel free to reach out to us. 

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