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New Cartridge HP 61 says not compatible

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I purchased the combo pack 61 black + 61 tri-color from Walmart about 2 months ago and tonight I had to replace the black ink. Once replaced the lights came on and I went to check on computer what was wrong, it says the cartridge was incompatible. I took it out, cleaned both cartridge and printer cartridge area and it still will not take it. I put old cartridge back in and it works fine but its empty so its not going to work. Once ink cartridges are open Walmart will not take them back, so my question to you is will the company replace it? The date on the cartridge is 2020/10/24. Please advise. Thank you

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Hi @Bayounan1


Welcome to the HP Support Community. 


Have you tried these steps


If the issue still persists, I'd suggest you Contact HP in your region regarding the ink replacement.


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