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Why I am facing Ink Cartridge Cannot Be Recognized Error?

Asked by Printererror (7points) August 9th, 2019

Whenever I am trying to do printing on my printer. It’s showing Ink Cartridge Cannot Be Recognized Error.

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chyna's avatar

Take the cartridge out and reinsert it.

ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

It’s probably a generic cartridge. Some printers look for a digital code from a chip in the ink refill and if it’s not “genuine” meaning made by approved vendors then it won’t let you use it. HP printers do this for sure. Sometimes you can fake the printer out using a chip from an old refill.

elbanditoroso's avatar

HP and Epson are notorious for this sort of protectionist behavior.

2davidc8's avatar

If it WAS working with this particular cartridge, try rebooting both the printer and the computer.

AshlynM's avatar

Did you try resetting the printer?

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