HP DeskJet D4160

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The reason may be quite simple – your cartridge is dry or clogged. Still, adding fresh ink may not resolve the situation. Try to wipe the cartridge with a lint-free cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol. Please avoid touching the metal parts of these cartridges and the chip not to damage their electrical contacts.
Turn the printer off. Disconnect the power cable from the printer for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the printer on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds.
Press the button on the chip-reset tool for several seconds until the LED light on the device goes off. Then, unlock the reset tool from the cartridge. Use the resetter with other cartridges and install them back into the corresponding slots in your printer. Voila!
The most common reason a refilled ink cartridge does not work is that you didn`t reinstall the cartridge properly. Check the cartridge and make sure it is not dislodged or misaligned. If there is no visible sign of misinstallation, remove the cartridge and reinstall it.
Verify the ink cartridge(s) is inserted properly. Some cartridges snap in place, and if they are not inserted fully, the printer won`t print anything. If a lever is moved from its original position to allow for installation of ink cartridges, ensure it is returned to its original position.
Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button. The Attention and Ready lights cycle while the product restores factory defaults.
If your printer`s status displays “Printer in error state,” there may be a problem with the printer itself. Make sure the printer is turned on and connected to your PC by Wi-Fi or cable. Check it for low paper or ink, and be sure the cover isn`t open and the paper isn`t jammed.
If you`ve tried all possible solutions and you still can`t print to your printer, reset the printing system. This process deletes all printers from your list of printers, deletes information about all completed print jobs, and deletes all printer presets.
Power down the printer and then unplug the power cord from the printer and the wall. Wait for a minute, then plug the printer back in. The printer will reset and turn on.
The contacts in your printer or cartridge are damaged or dirty. The printer`s memory is not reset. It`s still reading the data from the previous chip. The printer has not been used for long, causing the cartridges and their metal contacts to dry.
This is typically caused by an incorrect selection made during the LCD prompting after a cartridge is replaced or the lock release lever did not snap securely over the ink cartridge when installing. Do the following to clear the message: If the LCD displays “No Cartridge”, click here to check how to clear the message.
Ink sensor warning. The ink sensor is reporting an unexpected condition. This could be caused by the cartridge, or the. sensor may have failed. If the sensor has failed, it can no longer sense when your cartridges are out.
How to do a hard reset on your printer. With the cartridges still installed, power down the printer and then unplug the power cord from the wall. Wait for a minute, then plug the printer back in and power it back up. Wait for the cartridges to center and then try printing again.
How to do a hard reset on your printer. With the cartridges still installed, power down the printer and then unplug the power cord from the wall. Wait for a minute, then plug the printer back in and power it back up. Wait for the cartridges to center and then try printing again.

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