Help With Epson Printer

Decorating By kimkait Updated 4 Dec 2008 , 8:55pm by mommyle

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kimkait Posted 2 Dec 2008 , 10:49pm
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I have had an epson c88+ printer for 1 1/2 years, no problems. I refilled my black cartridge this weekend , and now the printer doesn't recognize the yellow cartridge icon_confused.gif . I have reset the chip and still nothing. Any clues?

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bisbqueenb Posted 3 Dec 2008 , 3:17am
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Epson printers sometimes come to 'end of life' and will not work period! A work around for this is installing SSC Service Utility
for Epson Stylus Printers from this site:
I've used this on a couple of Epson printers maybe it will help you with your printer.

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kimkait Posted 3 Dec 2008 , 9:50pm
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Thanks for the help, but it didn't work. Time to toss it I guess.

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tiggy2 Posted 4 Dec 2008 , 8:39pm
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What brand of cartridges are they and how many times have they been refilled? Kopykakes states they can only be refilled a couple of times but I don't know if that's true or not.

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mommyle Posted 4 Dec 2008 , 8:55pm
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Once in a while my printer says that one cartridge is empty (when it clearly isn't!!!), so I take it out and shake it, and then another one says it's empty, and I have to do this for ALL of them. Ridiculous!!! But eventually it works. I would try new cartidges, and THEN if it doesn't work toss it.
Good luck!

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