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I keep getting an "install ink cartridge" message when the cartridge is in. Is there a way to clear or bypass this? I am using official HP 701 cartridge.

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  • Larry M Sep 20, 2018

    I'm running into a similar issue, the cartridge may be a year of 2 old but only has been printing transmission confirmations, Not much else. Into level is 8/8. Yet it keeps telling me install new cartridge. Thus happened a month ago. I unplugged the power chord and for what it's worth, the phone line, after a while it worked again, still levels at 8/8. Now its back to install cartridge.

    6ya, please don't jump in with your same stinking here's the link no holds, etc. all for money? No FAQ's either ! (I don't DO FAQ's - like o the dew)I want a direct answer!
    I'll just call HP. But anyone have the same issue? What was it ? Did you get I think working again ?
    ThanM

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