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Check Cables and Printer USB Ports

Check all cable connections (including the power cord) on the printer side. If the printer does have power and you`ve properly connected the communication cable, but the printer is still not recognized, try switching to a different USB port on the PC.

This can be caused by a faulty USB cable, bad interface card on the printer, improper interface type selected in the printer settings or having the wrong driver installed on the computer. The easiest issue to check is the drivers.
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Because the ink cartridge wasn`t loaded properly in the designated slot in the right position, it doesn`t get detected by the printer resulting in the error message “No ink cartridge found.” Try and see if your ink cartridges are installed correctly inside the printer.
There is a possibility that it didn`t properly click into the designated slot. If this is the case, you should lift the cover and double-check in order to verify that the cartridge is clicked into place. Otherwise, it would not be possible for the printer to detect it.
Just above the circuit board on most printer cartridges, you`ll find a small button. You`ve seen these tiny buttons before on cell phones, phone chargers, etc. This is your reset button, and the only way to get in there is either with a paper clip or the tip of a pen (which will leave a tiny ink smudge on the button).
Remove the cartridges from your printer – switch your printer off. Using a piece of damp kitchen roll, gently wipe the copper plate on the cartridge. Allow the chips to air dry. Once the chips are completely dry, re-install the cartridges into your printer and switch the printer back on.
Unplug and restart your printer

Sometimes power-cycling your printer can resolve the issue. Turn off your printer and unplug it, wait 30 seconds, plug your printer back in, and then turn the printer back on.

Go to the Start icon on the bottom left of your screen then choose Control Panel and then Devices and Printers. Right click the printer in question and select “See what`s printing”. From the window that opens choose “Printer” from the menu bar at the top. Select “Use Printer Online” from the drop down menu.

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stylus pro 9000 Printing garbage ( letters and characters)
ANSWER : OK I think the Main Board has gone bad. Does anyone know how difficult it is to replace it? Is it just an R&R situation? or is there more to it?

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Epson Stylus Pro 9800 Service / Repair Materials
ANSWER : service call error 00010005 . how to solve?

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Problem with printhead
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printer cartridge problems
ANSWER : Only suggestion would be to try cleaning the contacts to the yellow cartridge in the printer. Use a slightly moistened paper towel

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HP Officejet Pro L7680-problems w/black print head
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Epson 630 close the scanner unit error
ANSWER : how to fix may epson printer

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I bought a used Stylus Pro 3880 that needs some service or repair.
ANSWER : You’ll want to search online for the service manual for that unit, it will list the service req codes, and give you a quick expl

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hp 8600 pro when power on, paper jam message appear but there is no paper jam in the tray
ANSWER : Hp 8180 Photosmart All In One code keeps says paper jam and carriage jam when neither are jammed. I followed all the recommended things to do. I live in Raleigh NC any place to take this or any suggestion.

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