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Incompatible cartridge (HP Photosmart C4480)
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Message 31 of 33 (2,016 Views)

Re: Incompatible cartridge (HP Photosmart C4480)

Thank you - but the power button does not stop blinking so I am unable to do the steps the You Tube video is showing!  Now what?



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Message 32 of 33 (1,980 Views)

Re: Incompatible cartridge (HP Photosmart C4480)

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Hi tinyterri,


I understand you are getting an incompatible cartridge error on the front panel of your HP Photosmart C4480. I would like you to go ahead and start troubleshooting 'Cartridge Problem', 'Incompatible Cartridge', or 'Cartridge Missing or Damaged' Message Appears on ....


Please let me know if you have already completed the troubleshooting steps in this document and are still receiving the error message. I will watch for your reply.


Thank you,

I work on behalf of HP

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Message 33 of 33 (1,820 Views)

Re: Incompatible cartridge (HP Photosmart C4480)

Ok laddie and gentlemen listen up hear is how you fix that annoying "incompatible ink cartridge" error message.
Step1: turn off your printer
Step2:turn on your printer
Step3:hold down power button and the "x" button- you will receive a message that prompts you to "enter special key combo"
Step4Smiley Tongueress"blue->green->grey IN THAT ORDER!!
Step5Smiley Surprisednce message "support rhLxFN0810CR" are displayed press "blue" button once until information menu appears
Step6Smiley Tongueress "ok" now using "blue" button again scroll through the menu until you see "checksum for repo I data input" appears
Step7Smiley Tongueress ok and a number code will appear(note code will change every time this pice as is used)
Step8Smiley Surprisednce code appears push "x" 3times until you return to main display screen. Now you are ready to print as normal! Smiley Happy if print head is allowed to reset before next print this process will need to be repeated each time print head resets itself
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