12-23-2019 01:41 PM
I’m having the same problem as a lot of people I’ve bought remanufactured ink cartridges and keep on getting the message: cartridge can only be used in printer that initially installed it.
no matter what i do it still comes up
someone help before I smash the bloody thing lol
12-23-2019 03:47 PM - edited 12-23-2019 03:50 PM
Well, I do not advocate smashing anything. Smiling.
Edits - replaced previous description with "modest"
This is a modest budget printer. I understand that you want to use remanufactured ink. Test show the use of such products is not actually cost effective. What do I know? I do not know. I have never used non-HP ink and I don't have any personal opinion on what people do.
It may work - but it may not.
The printer firmware, at least the latest version (and there is no way for me to "go back" to check), does include a warning that non-HP supplies may work - or may not work either now or later. This is a statement meant to remind you that the use of remanufactured ink and any non-HP ink is not supported for use in your HP printer.
MAYBE the printer is rejecting this particular remanufactured cartridge - or maybe it will forevermore reject all remanufactured ink cartridges. We (the Community) have no way to tell which of these describes your situation.
- You could try a different ink cartridge.
- You could try going (back) to HP ink cartridges - which may work if the printer ink system still works.
- You could replace the printer.
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